Geoff Halley

Geoffrey M Halley holds degrees in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Engineering Administration (Masters) and is a Registered Professional Engineer. Since 1993, he is the President of Sji Consultants, Inc., a technical consulting company, providing services to the boiler industry in the areas of product design, development, trouble shooting and forensic investigation/expert witness work.

He has 47 years of boiler industry experience, ranging from research/product development, design and applications/installation, primarily in the institutional and small industrial segments of the marketplace. He held various positions at Kewanee Boiler Corporation from 1968 to 1986, initially as Supervisor of Research and Development, and as Vice President – Technical Director from 1979 onwards. From 1986 through 1992 he was president of a Mechanical Contracting Company specializing in commercial, institutional and industrial design/build/service and repair of boiler and HVAC systems. From 1959 through 1968 he was employed in the Aerospace Industry in the area of Propulsion Systems development including the European Satellite Launch Vehicle and the LEM Ascent Engine as a part of the Apollo program.

Geoff was Chair of ABMA Joint Technical Committee (1981 – 1986), and has been a member of several boiler industry advisory or working groups to the USEPA and USDOE. He was Editor of ABMA Packaged Boiler Engineering Manual, and has been an Instructor at boiler industry technician training schools offered by ABMA/NBBI, and boiler manufacturers. He has authored a number of papers on boiler related topics, published in The National Board Bulletin, Boiler Systems Engineering, and Maintenance Management and co-authored three chapters of the Companion Guide to the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.

Geoff is currently a member of the ASME CSD-1 Committee, and the National Board Inspection Code Sub-committee on Installation and has been ABMA Director of Technical Affairs since 2000.