He was made a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers in September 1990 and then received his Freedom of the City of London in 1991, He joined the Court in 2000 and went on to become Master in December 2006 till December 2007.
Glass Sellers Award
Joe spoke to Liveryman Dave Fordham of Glass Worldwide about his achievements at one of the UK’s leading flat glass manufacturers, some of the skills acquired via the company’s apprenticeship programme and how national glass industry award recognition has reinforced his career aspirations.
Entries for the Glass Focus Awards 2020 are now open with this year’s event featuring a virtual presentation ceremony, on Thursday 12 November.
Entries can be worked on and submitted from today and as always, we are looking for people, products and projects that showcase the very best of the glass industry from the last 12 months.
It’s completely free to enter and you can enter as many categories as you like – whether you are a member of British Glass or not.
Since winning the Glass Sellers Award in 2004 with my piece ‘Psalmsong’ – now in the permanent collection of the Scottish Parliament – I have had many projects which have opened up innovative and exciting ways for me to use engraved glass.
He made his declaration as a Freeman of the Company in September 1995 and then became a Member of the Court in December 1995. He progressed to become Master of the Company in December 1999 and thus saw in the new Millennium.
He remains an active Member of the Court, commanding huge respect for his tact, charm and wisdom, all applied with much humour.
2016 MEng Engineering Graduate from the University of Cambridge (with 4A* and 1A at A-Level).
Three years experience in the Education industry and 5 months as Business Development Lead at an AI start-up, both in Asia.