Institute of Infrared Thermography

Institute of Infrared Thermography

Meet the Team

Austin Dunne – Director / Trainer


Austin has over 30 years experience in the field of Infrared Thermography and is certified at Level 3 PCN. Having spent many years as a full time Thermographer working in a chemical plant, he has set up condition monitoring programmes in 25 individual chemical plants, specialising in working with high voltage and transformer equipment. He moved to Canada to focus on training in 2002 and spent 3 years delivering certified courses throughout Canada, America and Asia for the Institute of Infrared Thermography. Austin moved back to the UK in 2005 to set up the European branch, known as Infrared Training Ltd. Over the 9 years the company has grown from strength to strength delivering training across the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa.


John Magna – Trainer


John is a certified level 3 PCN Thermographer, with a wide range of expertise across various applications. He has over 10 years experience as a trainer of Thermography and Air Tightness Testing, FETAC certified trainer; 35 years practical building experience with an emphasis on renovation and conservation of historic structures. John has used this knowledge base coupled with Infrared, Blowerdoor & software techniques to investigate and identify building performance issues as a consultant for energy upgrade projects of new and existing buildings. 


David Furley – Trainer

David Furley

David joined IRT during the summer of 2014, as a very welcome addition to our trainers. David has a wealth of experience in international sales and marketing within the Thermography industry spanning over 30 years, and we feel this will bring a valuable insight for our students when he delivers our new scheduled courses in Kent, UK.


Chris Roberts – Training Manager

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Chris joined Infrared Training in March 2014, In his first 12 months with us he completed a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business and Administration through the Liverpool Chamber of Commerce. He manages the smooth running of the office and finances and co-ordinates the training courses globally, he is the first point of contact for all students and business associates. Based in our head office in Liverpool, Chris keeps our social media and website up to date.