Frank became a certified journeyman carpenter and cabinetmaker in 1989 in Germany. After his graduation as a building science engineer in 1996 in Germany, he immigrated to Canada and worked for 23 years at the National Research Council Canada—first on window and wall research and then on the development of the national construction codes. Since 2020, Frank has been the Director, Building Science at CHBA’s National office where he makes sure builders’ and renovators’ interests are represented on codes and standards committees. Frank complements the CHBA’s Tech Team by working on the Canadian Electrical Code and many climate change-related files. He also advises CHBA’s Modular Construction Council.