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

    Ray Dickinson, 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
    Ray Dickinson Chair MoD
    Karen Notman Senior Vice Chair Aecom
    Vacant Vice Chair  
    Claire Greenwood Past Chair and Regional Council Member Greenford Ltd
    Gráinne Murray Honorary Secretary Turner & Townsend
    Alex Gibson Honorary Treasurer William Saunders
    Molly McKenzie Regional Director ICE
    Kevin Aldridge Branch Chair: Nottingham, Leicester and Derby Network Rail
    Rob Ramshaw Branch Chair: North Notts and North Derbys Aecom
    Phil Brown Branch Chair: Northampton and Chair of Regional Education Committee JPP Consulting
    Matt Huddleston Branch Chair: Lincolnshire Lincolnshire County Council
    Crispin Oakman Chair: East Midlands Geotechnical Group Arup
    Nathali Lekam Chair: Graduates and Students Aecom
    Kyle Clough ICE Vice President Costain
    Adrian Coy Co-opted (Ex Council VP) Aecom
    William Kemp Co-opted (Ex Council VP) Retired
    Zakiyya Adam Council Member Warwick University
    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: ray.dickinson@tiscali.co.uk

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  • North Nottinghamshire and North Derbyshire Branch Committee

    Rob Ramshaw, chair of 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
    Rob Ramshaw Chairman AECOM
    Howard Muncaster Vice Chair Derbyshire County Council
    Andy Burns Vice Chair AECOM
    Robert Biggs Secretary Retired
    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: rob.ramshaw@aecom.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

    Kevin Aldridge, Chair

    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
    Kevin Aldridge Chair Network Rail
    Andy Warrington   Atkins
    Luigi Sorrentino   Nicholls Colton
    Ian Grierson   Leicestershire County Council
    Gary Taylor   Pick Everard
    Lisa Kelvey   KPMG
    Matthew Lotts   Balfour Beatty
     

    Got a question?

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

    e: Kevin Aldridge

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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 Acting Chair/Vice Chair North Midland Construction
    Jonathon Simons Senior Vice Chair Arup
    Philippos Saba Past Chair AECOM
    Hayley Jackson (UoN) Committee Secretary University of Nottingham
    Matt Welsh (NTU) Committee Secretary Nottingham Trent University
    Lucy Nightingale Senior Programme Secretary Nottingham City Council
    Mohammad Safari Baghsorkhi Junior Programme Secretary Arup
    Serena Gough (UoN) Social Media Secretary University of Nottingham
    Simon Killips Social Media Secretary Atkins
    Ilias Sofokleous Social Media Secretary Murphy
    Liam Tunney GSNet Rail Electrical Services
    Jess Jones (LU) Treasurer University of Loughborough
     

    Got a question?

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

    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
Crispin Oakman Chair Arup
Ashraf El-Hamalawi Honorary ex-Chair University of Loughborough
Jamie Rushton Treasurer Aecom
Alec Marshall Honorary Secretary University of Nottingham
Bo Zhang Member Golders
Charles Heron Member University of Nottingham
Barbara Aluisi Member Arup
 

Interested in getting involved?

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

e: crsipin.oakman@arup.com

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 Employer Contact
Scott Saxelby
Chair
Nottingham Trent University ssaxelby@yahoo.co.uk
Jonathon Simons Arup jonathon.simons@arup.com
Will Hooper Graduates & Students will.hooper@live.co.uk
Lisa Kelvey KPMG lisa.kelvey@kpmg.co.uk
Barry Barton PHEW eng@bbarton.f9.co.uk
Mike Barnett Notts County Council mike.barnett@nottscc.gov.uk
 

Interested in getting involved?

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

e: ssaxelby@yahoo.co.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
Claire Greenwood Chair Greenford Ltd
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: ray.dickinson@tiscali.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 Employer Contact
Phil Brown
Chair
JPP Consulting phil.brown@jppuk.net
Peter Joyce William Saunders peter.joyce@wm-saunders.co.uk
James Kirkham Mott MacDonald James.Kirkham@mottmac.com
Jamie Mackay J M Services embridge@ice.org.uk
Claire Greenwood Land & Water Claire.Greenwood@land-water.co.uk
Richard Davis ICE richard.davis@ice.org.uk
 

Interested in getting involved?

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

e: mervyn.pettifor@floodmss.co.uk

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 Tony Keyworth at: Keyworth1@btopenworld.com

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