Barry receives Lifetime Membership Award

50 years service to optics

Barry Smith, our co-founder and senior partner was honoured by his peers in the UK optical profession at a prestigious dinner in London recently.

The Federation of Ophthalmic and Dispensing Opticians presented Barry, who has over 50 years experience in the optical profession, with their Lifetime Membership award. A founder member and past chairman of FODO, Barry has been influential in the Federation particularly when representing the interests of small and medium sized opticians.

Barry said: ‘It is an honour to receive this award and it really has been a joy to be involved with the committed team at FODO which is such an important force in UK optics’.