South West - committees

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ICE's work in the South West is carried out by members on various committees and groups. These bring together like-minded people and give members the opportunity to increase their knowledge, get advice and raise the profile of civil engineering in the region.

Find out about the committees and groups that make up ICE South West, including what they do, who is a member and how you can get involved.

  • Regional Committee

    Katy Toms, Chair

    ICE South West's Regional Committee is made up of more than 30 members. It works with the Regional Support Team to make sure the branch's work reflects ICE's overall aims and priorities.

    Name Position Employer
    Katy Toms Chair WSP
    Katherine Bright Senior Vice Chair and Consultant Rep WSP
    Richard Sambrook Vice Chair Aecom
    Alice Shrubshall Honorary Treasurer Buro Happold
    Eleanor Kentish Honorary Secretary Kier
    Richard Fish Past Chair and Policy Rep Richard Fish Consultancy
    Gary Cutts Regional Member of Council Turner Townsend
    Vessy Dobreva G&S Chair & SW Rep for GSNet Mott Macdonald Group
    Chris Ackland Chair's Apprentice WSP
    Lizzie Rees Chair's Apprentice WSP
    Rosie Poad Junior Honorary Secretary WSP
    Stuart Allen Junior Vice Chair and Dorchester City Club Chair Environment Agency
    Alex Crump Junior Vice Chair Devon County Council
    Teresa Frost Fellow Representative Cormac Solutions Ltd
    Simon Dunn Fellow Representative Alun Griffiths
    Nick Warde Client Representative EDF
    Andrew Yetton Incorporated Member Rep Atkins
    Fiona Harris Technician Member Rep Devon County Council
    John Parkin Higher Educational Rep UWE
    Jon Benton Contractor Rep VolkerStevin
    Rosheena Jugdhurry Diversity Rep ARUP
    David Greenfield PHEW Rep Retired
    Liz Waugh AMICE Rep Coast Communications
    Liz Bennett H&S Rep Habilis
    Jason Humm Local Authority Rep (Western Gateway) West of England Combined Authority
    Ed Coley Local Authority Rep (Peninsula) Plymouth City Council
    Sally Walters Professional Bodies Rep Stantec
    Elizabeth Tripptree Apprenticeship Rep Peter Brett/Stantec
    Irfan Soneji Digital Rep Buro Happold
    Kathleen Hartono ICE SW STEM Ambassador Buro Happold
    Jenny Giles/Catherine Harris CIGPE City Club Chair States of Guernsey
    Clare Jones Bath City Club Chair Buro Happold
    Alfonso Caso Bristol City Club Chair Waterman Group
    Francesco Morfuni Bristol & Bath GSA Committee Chair Atkins
    Marian Roberts C&G City Club Chair Retired
    Dale Jenner Exeter City Club Chair Devon County Council
    Matthew Parker Hinkley City Club Chair EDF
    Jack Walker Plymouth City Club Kier Infrastructure
    Ian Woolgar Poole City Club Chair Godsell Arnold Partnership
    Guillermo Zafra Camon Swindon City Club Chair Aecom
    David Peake Taunton City Club Chair Somerset County Council
    Will Harwood Truro City Club Chair Cormac
    Michelle Cockburn South West Membership Manager ICE
    Miranda Housden SW Regional Director ICE
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  • Graduate and Students

    The ICE South West Graduates, Students and Apprentices Committee has been re-launched for 2020-21 with the aim of supporting early career members in the region, through various activities throughout the year, including networking events. round tables and panel discussions.

    Name Position Employer
    Vessy Dobreva Chair Mott MacDonald
    Rob Henley Vice Chair & Graduate of the Year 2020 Arup
    Lizzie Rees ICE SW Chair's Apprentice WSP
    Christopher Ackland ICE SW Chair's Apprentice WSP
    Imogen Dent Bristol University Student Rep Bristol University
    Kyra Wilson Exeter University Student Rep Exeter University
    Faye Wright Plymouth University Student Rep Plymouth University
    Shannon Martin Apprentice of the Year 2020 Arup
    Kathleen Hartono Pitch 200 winner 2020 Buro Happold
    Anna Gates Invited Apprentice EDF
    Mohamed Bah UWE Student Rep University of the West of England
    Almarie Carnigal UWE Student Rep University of the West of England
    Rosie Poad Graduate of the Year 2020 WSP
    George Hellier Invited Degree Apprentice (client) Somerset Drainage Board
    Hugo Wellum Invited Graduate (contractor) & CECA SW Foundations Group Balfour Beatty
    Adam Baker ICE Student Prize winner 2020 (UWE) Hydrock
    Issy Sambles Bristol University CivSoc Rep Bristol University
    Sam Wright Bath University Student Rep & ACE Society Bath University
    Sam Bartle Truro GSA WSP
    Emma Biggs Invited Degree Apprentice (client) Wiltshire Council
    Jack Guven Invited Technician Apprentice (consultant SME) Hamson Barron Smith
    Florentina Bosman Invited Graduate (consultant SME) Rothwell & Partners
    Antonis Sambles Invited Graduate (contractor) Cormac
    Josh Barney Invited Graduate (client) Devon County Council
    Emily Rodda Invited Graduate (contractor) WSP
     
     

    Interested in getting involved?

    There are also a number of Written Exercise Groups within the region for graduate and student members who need help and advice with this part of their Professional Review. To get involved or to set up a group, please contact [email protected]

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City Clubs

The South West has 12 dedicated city clubs across the region, which organise a programme of events on civil engineering topics. Each club is run by a committee of volunteers with a range of interests and from a variety of education and employment backgrounds.

This makes clubs suitable for all members - from technicians to fellows - and, when it comes to events, there's something for everyone. Some lectures may also be of interest to school students and members of the public. details of these are available on our website.

Bath City Club

The Bath City Club is usually on the third Tuesday of each month (excluding August and December). Meetings are chaired by Harry Giblin, supported by the committee volunteers, and events include a range of lectures and site visits. For more information, please see the events pages.

Bristol City Club

The Bristol City Club normally gets together on the first Tuesday of each month (excluding August). Meetings are chaired by Richard Sambrook with the support of committee volunteers, and the club organises a variety of lectures and site visits. For further information, please see our events pages.

Channel Islands Group of Professional Engineers

The Channel Islands Group of Professional Engineers (CIGPE) is the representative body for the professional engineering institutions in the Channel Islands. The group represents a wide range of engineering institutions although the principal sponsors are the IET, ICE and IMechE.

CIGPE organises a number of engineering events each year including a series of technical lectures. These events are free to attend and contribute to Continued Professional Development. While aimed at engineers, our events are open to all members of the public.

For more information, please contact Allan Le Feuvre at: [email protected].

Cheltenham and Gloucester City Club

The Cheltenham and Gloucester City Club usually meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month (excluding August and December). Meetings are chaired by Marian Roberts, supported by the committee volunteers, and include lectures and site visits. For further information, please see our events pages.

Dorchester City Club

 

Dorchester City Club meetings typically take place in the third week of each month (excluding August, September, and December) and are currently chaired by Stuart Allen. Volunteers are always welcome to help organise regular meetings and if you can help, please email [email protected].  For further information, please see our events pages.

Exeter City Club

The Exeter City Club, chaired by Alex Crump with support from committee volunteers, is usually held on the third Thursday of each month (excluding August). The group organises a variety of lectures and site visits. For further information, please see our events pages.

Plymouth City Club

The Plymouth City Club normally gets together on the second Tuesday of each month (excluding August). Meetings are chaired by Katy Toms, supported by the committee volunteers, and the Club's programme of events includes lectures and site visits. For more information, please see our events pages.

Poole City Club

Poole City Club meetings usually take place on the third Thursday of each month (excluding August and December) and are currently chaired by Ian Woolgar, supported by the committee volunteers. The club arranges a variety of lectures and site visits. For further information, please see our events pages.

Swindon City Club

The Swindon City Club holds meetings on the first Wednesday of each month (excluding August and December), which are chaired by Claudia Philps, supported by the committee volunteers. They organise a wide range of lectures and site visits. For further information, please see our events pages.

Taunton City Club

The Taunton City Club usually gets together on the first Tuesday of each month (excluding the summer months). Meetings are chaired by David Peake, with support from committee volunteers, and the club arranges a variety of lectures and site visits. To find out more, please see our events pages.

Truro City Club

Truro City Club meetings normally take place on the third Wednesday of each month (excluding August and December). Meetings are chaired by Jasmine Tombs, supported by the committee volunteers, and club events include site visits and lectures. To find out more, please see our events pages.

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