East Midlands - committees

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ICE members from a range of backgrounds volunteer on committees, branches and special interest groups in the East Midlands region.

If you would like to get involved, please contact the chairperson of the committee that interests you.
  • Regional Committee

    Karen Notman, Chair of the East Midlands Regional Committee

    The East Midlands Regional Committee is made up of volunteers from all of its branches, special interest groups and sections. It sets the direction for ICE in the East Midlands and carries out the ICE business plan.

    Name Position Employer
    Karen Notman Chair AECOM
    Matt Huddleston Senior Vice Chair Lincolnshire County Council
    Dean Thomas Vice Chair Interserve
    Ray Dickinson Past Chair and Regional Council Member MoD
    Gráinne Murray Honorary Secretary Environment Agency
    Alex Gibson Honorary Treasurer William Saunders
    Molly McKenzie Regional Director ICE
    Gary Taylor Branch Chair: Nottingham, Leicester and Derby Pick Everard
    Jono Wright Branch Chair: North Notts and North Derbys Strata Geotechnics
    Phil Brown Branch Chair: Northampton and Chair of Regional Education Committee JPP Consulting
    Matt Huddleston Branch Chair: Lincolnshire Lincolnshire County Council
    Crispin Oakman Branch Chair: East Midlands Geotechnical Group Arup
    Will Hooper Branch Chair: Graduates and Students North Midland Construction
    Kyle Clough ICE Vice President (Ex Council) Costain
    Adrian Coy Co-opted (Ex Council VP) AECOM
    William Kemp Co-opted (Ex Council VP) Retired
    Edward Bingham Council Member AECOM
    Steve Balliston Technician Council Member Jackson Civil Engineering
     

    Got a question?

    If you've got a question for the committee, please feel free to contact the chair:

    e: karen.notman@aecom.com

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  • Lincolnshire Branch Committee

    Matt Huddleston, Chair of Lincolnshire Branch

    The Lincolnshire Branch Committee organises a programme of local events, activities and meetings to support ICE members in their area.

    They promote the work of civil engineers to schools, the media and the public, and advise policy makers in the region on civil engineering issues. They represent their members on the regional ICE committees and provide access to professional training and qualifications.

    Name Position Employer
    Matt Huddleston Chair Lincolnshire County Council
    Derek Braddy Vice Chair Lincolnshire County Council
    Samantha Wells Secretary Lincolnshire County Council
    Alex Gibson   William Saunders
    Brian Thompson   Retired
    Adam Round   Lincolnshire County Council
    Nigel Bradbury   WSP
    David Millard   Maher Millard
    Sandy Thomas   Lincolnshire County Council
    Mervyn Pettifor   Flood Support Management
    Dan Anderson   Ringway Infrastructure Services
     

    Got a question?

    If you've got a question for the committee, please feel free to contact the chair:

    e: matt.huddleston@lincolnshire.gov.uk

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  • North Nottinghamshire and North Derbyshire Branch Committee

    The North Nottinghamshire and North Derbyshire Branch Committee organises a programme of local events, activities and meetings to support ICE members in their area.

    They promote the work of civil engineers to schools, the media and the public and advise policy makers in the region on civil engineering issues. They represent their members on the regional ICE committees and provide access to professional training and qualifications.

    Name Position Employer
    Jon Wright Joint Chairs Strata Geotechnics
    Caroline Ibbotson Vice Chair AECOM
    Robert Biggs Secretary Retired
    Howard Muncaster   Derbyshire County Council
    Andy Burns   AECOM
    Andy Goodwin   Surepath Training
    Edward Bingham   AECOM
    Mike Barnett   Nottinghamshire County Council
    William Kemp   Retired
    Michael Keeling   Retired
    John Mattinson   Alliance Construction Solutions
    Bob Draper   Alliance Construction Solutions
    Hannah Lindahl   AECOM
    Lee Barnes   Inspire Design Group
    Mitch Stevens   Retired

    Got a question?

    If you've got a question for the committee, please feel free to contact the chair:

    e: jon.wright@stratageotechnics.com

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  • Northamptonshire Branch Committee

    Phil Brown, Chair of the Northamptonshire Branch Committee

    The Northamptonshire Branch Committee organises a programme of local events, activities and meetings to support ICE members in their area.

    They promote the work of civil engineers to schools, the media and the public and advise policy makers in the region on civil engineering issues. They represent their members on the regional ICE committees and provide access to professional training and qualifications.

    Name Position Employer
    Philip Brown Chair JPP Consulting
    Mike Cullington   Pick Everard
    Claire Greenwood   Greenford Ltd
    Martin Andrews   JPP Consulting
    Ray Price   MGWSP
    Scott Saxelby   Network Rail
    John Hopkinson   FCC Environment
    Philip Edwards   PBA
    Mike Steward   MGWSP
     

    Got a question?

    If you've got a question for the committee, please feel free to contact the chair:

    e: phil.brown@jppuk.net

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  • Nottingham, Leicester and Derby Committee

    The Nottingham, Leicester and Derby Branch Committee organises a programme of local events, activities and meetings to support ICE members in their area.

    They promote the work of civil engineers to schools, the media and the public and advise policy makers in the region on civil engineering issues. They represent their members on the regional ICE committees and provide access to professional training and qualifications.

    Name Position Employer
    Gary Taylor Chair Pick Everard
    Luigi Sorrentino Hon. Secretary Nicholls Colton
    Kevin Aldridge Immediate Past Chair Network Rail
    Vacancy Senior Vice Chair  
    Ben McGrath Vice Chair Waterman Aspen
    Andy Warrington Corporate 1 Atkins
    Ian Grierson Corporate 2 Retired
    John Bentley Corporate 3 Severn Trent Water
    Jonathan McGuiness Corporate 4 Severn Trent Water
    Steve Dollimore Corporate 5/RE rep MoD Royal Engineers
    Mark Danvers TMICE Leicestershire County Council
    Matthew Newman Graduate Stephenson College
    James Reynolds Graduate Severn Trent Water
     

    Got a question?

    If you've got a question for the committee, please feel free to contact the chair:

    e: garytaylor@pickeverard.co.uk

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  • Graduates and Students Committee

    Will Hooper, Chair Graduates and Students Committee

    The Graduate and Student committee organises meetings, lectures, site visits and social events for graduates and students. It works with the region’s universities to raise the profile of the profession and to encourage and support members in getting professional qualifications.

    Name Position Company
    Will Hooper Chair NMCNomenca
    Jonathon Simons Senior Vice Chair Arup
    Hayley Jackson Vice Chair & GSNet Representative University of Nottingham (Network Rail)
    Iliass Sofokleous ICE 200 Co-ordinator & Social Media Sec. Murphy
    Nicholas Page ICE 200 Co-ordinator Waterman Group
    Mohammad Safari Baghsorkhi Programme Secretary Arup
    Ali Hamza Programme Secretary Severn Trent Water
    Serena Gough (UoN) Social Media Secretary (long distance) University of Nottingham
    Joe Murphy Committee Secretary NMCNOmenca
    Mihail Lazareanu Social Media Secretary Murphy
    Luke Bertenshaw Guest Committee Member Kier
    Fouad Makdici Guest Committee Member JP Concete
    Charli Evans Student Liaison Loughborough Loughborough University
    Joel Castley Student Liaison Loughborough Loughborough University
    Molly Mills Student Liaison Nottingham Nottingham Trent University
     

    Got a question?

    If you've got a question for the committee, please feel free to contact the acting chair, Will Hooper:

    e: will.hooper@live.co.uk

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Special interest groups

ICE East Midlands has a number of special interest groups which focus on a range of areas of interest for its members. If you would like to get involved in one of these groups, then please contact the relevant chairperson.

East Midlands Geotechnical Group

The committee provides a focal point for geotechnical interests in the East Midlands, and organises events which offer professional development opportunities to civil engineers in the region.

Name Position Employer
Ashraf El-Hamalawi Chair Loughborough University
Alec Marshall   University of Nottingham
Jamie Rushton   AECOM
Robin Lee   Arup
Jeremy Lightfoot    
Crispin Oakman   Arup
Bo Zhang   Golder Associates
 

Interested in getting involved?

If you're interested in getting involved with the group, contact the chair:

e: a.el-hamalawi@lboro.ac.uk

Knowledge

The Knowledge Committee is committed to sharing knowledge and best practice in the field of civil engineering across the East Midlands. It organises a wide range of events designed to meet the lifelong learning and professional development needs of ICE members.

Name Position Employer
Molly McKenzie Chair ICE
Jonathon Simons   Arup
Gary Taylor   Pick Everard
Bob Draper   Alliance Construction Solutions
Lisa Kelvey   KPMG
Barry Barton   Panel for Historical Engineering Works
Mike Barnett   ViaEM
Edward Bingham   AECOM
 

Interested in getting involved?

If you're interested in getting involved with the group, contact the chair:

e: molly.mckenzie@ice.org.uk

Public Voice

ICE members in the East Midlands provide expert information and advice to decision makers on transport, energy, water, flooding and waste. The Public Voice Committee promotes civil engineering and the work of ICE members across the region, raising the profile of the profession among policymakers, the public and the media.

Name Position Employer
Matt Huddleston Chair Lincolnshire County Council
Andy Warrington   Atkins
Robert Armitage   AECOM
Alex Gibson   William Saunders
Kyle Clough   Costain
William Kemp   Retired
Adrian Coy   AECOM
John Parry   Retired
Tony Keyworth   Retired
Ray Dickinson   Defence Infrastructure Org
David Hoskins   Independent Consultant
Nick Thomson   Pick Everard
David Matthews   Waterman
Edward Bingham   AECOM
 

Interested in getting involved?

If you're interested in getting involved with the group, contact the chair:

e: claire.greenwood@land-water.co.uk

Regional Education Team

The Regional Education Team works to encourage young people to pursue a career in civil engineering. Its ICE Ambassadors organise exciting and engaging events in schools and colleges across the region, aiming to inspire the next generation of civil engineers.

Name Position Employer
Phil Brown Chair JPP Consulting
Peter Joyce   William Saunders
James Kirkham   Mott MacDonald
Jamie Mackay   J M Services
Claire Greenwood   Greenford Ltd  
Richard Davis   ICE
 

Interested in getting involved?

If you're interested in getting involved with the group, contact the chair:

e: phil.brown@jppuk.net

Sustainability

The Sustainability Public Interest Network is committed to sharing knowledge and best practice in the field civil engineering across the East Midlands. It organises events to raise the profile of sustainability in projects and encourage the development of links between professionals in the industry.

Got a question?

If you would like more information, please contact Ray Dickinson at: ray.dickinson@tiscali.co.uk

Transport

The Transport Public Interest Network is committed to sharing knowledge and best practice in the field civil engineering across the East Midlands. It organises events to raise the profile of transportation and encourage the development of links between professionals in the transport industry.

Got a question?

If you would like to know more, please email Robert Armitage at: robert.armitage@aecom.com

Water

The Water Public Interest Network is committed to sharing knowledge and best practice in the field civil engineering across the East Midlands. It organises events to raise the profile of water supply and treatment and encourages the development of links between professionals in the water industry.

Got a question?

If you would like more information, please contact Mike Fairlamb at: Mike.Fairlamb@severntrent.co.uk

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