Falco is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Downie as our new Business Development Manager based in Scotland. Paul joins us with over many years experience in the cycling industry. In particular he has recently been involved in a number of large cycling infrastructure projects during his most recent position as a Community Links Project Officer at Sustrans Scotland.
A key element of Paul’s role over the forthcoming months will be working in partnership with ScotRail to help deliver their franchise commitment to provide 3500 cycle parking spaces across their network of 346 stations. Additionally Paul will be providing support across the Scottish region assisting designers, architects and specifiers in achieving cost effective solutions for their cycle parking and shelter projects.
Paul is a keen cyclist himself and has a depth of experience in the cycling industry having acted as a bicycle distributor in a previous role. Paul explained that he was attracted by Falco's stability and depth as a business as well as it's robust cycle parking range and professionalism in responding to client needs.
Paul mentioned, “I was really looking forward to joining Falco and starting my new position as a Business Development Manager for Scotland and the north of England as the role is the perfect mix of my previous positions and I’ll get the opportunity to really use my skills. I have several years experience working in cycling development and this is a great opportunity to maintain the relationships that I already have with individuals from local authorities - while having an input in the design of bike parking facilities to go into various stations. Plus I get to enjoy the beautiful Scottish weather during the surveys of the stations!”
Falco designs, manufactures and installs a wide range of robust; cycle parking systems, shelters, canopies and walkways and has a large choice of street furniture collections, covering; benches and seating, litter bins, bollards, planters and tree grilles. We can also help with BREEAM, NBS and Code for Sustainable Homes regulations as well as providing a full CAD design service.