BOFA Academy - Josh Evans - Application Engineer and Head of Learning

Josh Evans MEng (Hons) IChemE Applications Engineer and Head of Learning

Josh joined BOFA in 2017, with a solid foundation in fluid dynamics, particle mechanics and adsorption chemistry – the key components in any extraction system.
One of Josh’s key responsibilities is providing pre-sales technical advice to sales engineers and customers to determine which BOFA system is best for their specific application. As Head of Learning for the BOFA Academy, Josh develops and delivers training programmes both internally to BOFA employees, so they have a deeper understanding of the extractors we make, and externally to customers so that end users are provided with the best system for their application.


Harald Riedel Sales Engineer

Harald Riedel joined the BOFA team in 2023 with more than 30 years of sales experience in the machining, electronics, automation technology, and automotive industries.

His current role focuses on the laser, 3D printing, and electronics markets.


Judi O'Ceallaigh Product Services Manager

Judi joined BOFA in 2021 with experience across Manufacturing and Engineering disciplines. Judi uses her training in Business Analytics to drive improvements in the way Product Management operates as well as to BOFA’s Product offering. The Product Services Team serves as a hub managing Product data, major change projects, bespoke modification projects, and product lifecycle management; keeping the Customer Experience at the heart of all we do.


Geoff Hamilton International Sales Manager

Geoff has 25 years’ experience managing global distribution and OEM sales, with extensive experience in the electronics industry and laser fume extraction.
Geoff is passionate about developing distribution partnerships to ensure they have the products and support they need to be able to deliver to their customers. A large part of his role is also in identifying and engaging with new clients to develop long-term relationships through managing and interpreting their needs.


Alvin Mennie Marketing & Communications Manager

Alvin joined in 2023 to lead BOFA’s marketing department. Responsible for all aspects of the company’s marketing activity, his role sees him developing marketing strategies for online and offline initiatives. Alvin enjoys working closely with customers to support their goals and is passionate about building and maintaining BOFA’s strong brand reputation in the market.


Richard Heard Technical Manager

Richard has worked at BOFA for 17 years with roles in manufacturing, R&D, technical services, and sales. He has hands-on experience in despatch, new product development, manufacturing, and customer support.
Richard has a wealth of application and industry knowledge that he applies when assessing fume extraction requirements. He enjoys working closely with customers to identify possible solutions for their specific requirements.

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