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The Guild of Architectural Ironmongers


BPF House,
6 Bath Place,
Rivington Street,

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7033 2480
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7033 2486

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GAI Head Office team

Douglas Masterson - Technical Manager

E:, t: 0330 1234 073 m: 07469 141657 

• Custodian of Technical Helpline for Member enquiries.
• Provide Technical information to Membership through Technical Briefings and articles in AIJ.
• Chair GAI Technical Committee.
• Represent AI industry on numerous BSI Committees.
• Chair BSI Committee B538/4/16 for creation of new BS Standard for Finger Trapping Devices.
• Represent UK on CEN Task Group TG07 for BSEN 1906.
• Provide Compulsory CPD content and Test Papers for RegAI.
• Deliver Core and Compulsory CPDs at Institute Meetings around UK and Ireland.

Rachel Tipton - Training and Development Manager

E:, T: 01902 722283, m: 07884 666334

  • management of content and delivery mechanism of the GAI’s Education Portfolio which includes the Foundation in Hardware module, distance learning Diploma Programme and the Diploma element of the FDIS
  • Education Portfolio Prospectus
  • Maintain, update and promote Education Portfolio and the Education Hub.
  • Develop new material for Education Portfolio.
  • Provide in-house training and residential courses for Education Portfolio.
  • Organise and plan both coursework and examinations.
  • Support learners through their years of study
  • Conduct or arrange ongoing training and personal development for the membership.
  • Custodian for the CPD Register, and, ratification of CPD material.

Davina King - Membership Services Officer   Finance & Membership

E:  T: 020 7033 2482

  • Management accounts
  • Payroll
  • Sales and purchase ledger
  • Bank posting and reconciliation
  • Cheque and BACS payments
  • Credit control
  • GAI membership subscriptions
  • GAI membership database
  • Membership certificates 
  • AIJ distribution