Veale Associates has appointed Richard Liggins as its new technical manager.
Liggins has over 30 years professional audio industry and academic experience, having started out as a recording engineer in the 1980s.
He then became a senior lecturer in Music Technology at the London College of Music, University of West London in 2000 where he played a key role in developing the BA Music Technology degree and went on to develop and lead the MA Advance Music Technology Masters degree.
Liggins later joined the University Capital Projects team during the recent regeneration of the Campus as Technical Projects Manager overseeing the design and build of recording studios, radio studios, theatres, control galleries and performing arts studios.
During his tenure as LCM’s technical production manager, he was instrumental in developing one of the largest academic studio complexes in Europe and specified and delivered the largest RedNet installation in the world.
Commenting on his appointment, managing director of Veale Associates Eddie Veale, said: “VA is continuously looking at ways to grow and develop the business. Richards experience and knowledge across a range of disciplines makes him the perfect choice to oversee the technical detail to projects and lead a drive into new areas. He is also a fantastic project manager and will be a great asset to the VA team.”
“He understands the company and the industry technological demands. His passion, knowledge, and leadership will put Veale Associates in a very strong position in today’s dynamic and rapidly evolving industry whilst taking the business into its next phase of growth.”
Liggins added: “Veale Associates is an exciting company with an amazing heritage and an enviable client list. I look forward to working with the team to build on this and expand into new areas.”