Tom Jones Appointed to IAKS Executive Board
Populous is pleased to announce that Tom Jones, a Senior Principal in the practice’s London office, was elected to the Executive Board of the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) at their Annual General Meeting held in Cologne in November 2017.
Founded in 1965, IAKS is the only global non-profit organisation focused on the development of sports and leisure facilities and has been awarded the status of a Recognised Organisation by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). It cooperates with many international partners, including the IOC and International Paralympic Committee (IPC), and runs a bi-annual Awards programme in conjunction with the IOC/IPC.
Klaus Meinel, IAKS Secretary General, said “We are delighted to welcome Tom Jones onto the IAKS Executive Board. With an extremely strong record of designing high-quality, functional and sustainable sports facilities venues, we are sure that Tom will help us to reach new audiences with the IAKS message. I look forward to working closely with Tom in the years to come.”
Tom Jones, Senior Principal at Populous, said “I am honoured to be elected to join the Executive Board of IAKS, and hope to play a part in the organisation’s ambition to promote the development of high-quality, functional and sustainable sports facilities around the world.”
Further information on IAKS can be found here.