Wales Cymru - committees

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ICE's work in Wales 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 Wales.

  • ICE Wales Cymru Main Committee

    Sarah Jones, Chair

    ICE Wales Cymru is governed by its Main Committee and Executive Board. These committees control the regional finances, decide its priorities and plan the work it will do.

    The main committees are supported by elected sub-groups and branches, which you can find out more about here.

    Name Position
    Sarah Jones Chair
    Matt Jones Vice-Chair
    Yvonne Murphy Vice-Chair
    Ken Evans Junior Vice-Chair
    Steve Lawrence Past Chair
    Keith Jones ICE Director
    Louise Bungay-Azman Honorary Secretary
    Nick Bebb Honorary Treasurer
    Elizabeth Bland Elected Members
    Robert Davies Elected Members
    Richard Bruten Elected Members
    Julian Kasprzyca Elected Members
    Kelly Croke Elected Members
    Nathan Duke Elected Members
    Natalie Newton Elected Members
    John Lee Elected Members
    Lilli Craemer Elected Members
    Evette Madani Elected Members
    Peter Burns Technician Member
    George Lance Chairman's Apprentice
    Michelle Cockburn Membership Manager for ICE SW & Wales
    Julien Wu G&S Rep
    Will Morgan (Vice Chair, G&S) G&S Deputy rep and GSNet Representative
    Julien Wu G&S Secretary
    Mike Lovegrove North Wales Branch Chair
    Benjamin Poulton North Wales Branch Honorary Secretary
    Stephen K Jones PHEW Rep
    Jarmila Davies (Chairman REG) REG Chair and Hon Secretary
    Jason Dixon (Chairman TEG) TEG Rep
    tbc TEG Honorary Secretary
    Ken Evans MEG Chair
    Adrian Wilson MEG Honorary Secretary
    Tom St. John GEG Rep
    Claire Bennett GEG Honorary Secretary
    Lilli Craemer FIR Chair
    Rosie Collins FIR Hon Secretary
    Chris Craufurd Honorary Assistant Secretary (Project Awards Coordinator)
    Geoff Ogden Council Member for Wales
    Yvonne Murphy General Council Member
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  • North Wales Branch

    John Mather, Chair

    The ICE Wales Cymru North Wales branch is responsible for organising events and activities in North Wales. It has a separate Executive Committee.

    North Wales Branch meetings are held monthly, usually at Abergele, with an AGM in the Spring of each year.

    Name Position
    John Mather Chair
    Richard Griffiths Vice Chair
    Mike Lovegrove Past Chair
    Benjamin Poulton Hon Secretary
    Adam Caldwell G&S Committee Chair
    Stefan Imiolczyk G&S Committee Vice Chair
    Michelle Cockburn Ex officio - Membership Manager Wales and the South West
    Bob Daimond Ex officio – PHEW rep
    Keith Jones Ex officio – Regional Director
    Steve Wintle Ex officio - MDO, north & mid-Wales
    Adam Caldwell Member - Schools Challenge rep
    Adam Caldwell Member
    Louise Duff Member
    Geraint Edwards Member
    Kerry Evans Member
    Mike Gilbert Member
    Huw Jones Member
    Peter Jones Member
    Tim Mitchell Member
    Rob Owen Member
    Mark Valentine Member
    Andrew Basford/td> G&S Committee Member
    Daniel Durrans G&S Committee Member
    Oliver Edwards G&S Committee Member
    JoeHughes G&S Committee Member
    Ed Nash G&S Committee Member
    Kyle Salt G&S Committee Member
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  • Graduate and Student Committee

    Julien Wu, Chair

    The ICE Wales Cymru Graduates and Students Committee represents ICE members in Wales, who are working towards their professional qualifications at technician, incorporated and chartered grade.

    The group organises meetings for members to talk about their work and interests, and to share knowledge. It holds a Written Exercise Group to help members who are preparing for their Professional Review and arranges events (including talks and lectures) to promote the civil engineering profession

    Name Position
    Julien Wu Chair
    Gillian Steele Past Chair
    Will Morgan Vice Chair
    Sam Percival Secretary
    Aodhan Teague Treasurer
    Tara Sirati GSNet Rep
    Robyn Williams GSNet Apprentice Rep
    Robyn Williams Social Secretary/Social Media
    Jessie Navarro Student Liaisons, Cardiff Uni
    Luke Cook Student Liaisons, Swansea Uni
    Robyn Williams Student Liaisons, University of South Wales
    Julien Wu Student Liaisons, University of South Wales
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Special interest groups

The Wales Cymru special interest groups (SIGs) focus on particular aspects of civil engineering. The groups are run by members on a voluntary basis, and provide an opportunity to discuss topics, share knowledge and meet up for social activities.

Ground Engineering Group

The Ground Engineering Group organises various activities throughout the year and co-hosts events with other engineering organisations in South Wales.

If you'd like to find out more about the group, please email the Honorary Secretary Jack Blake:

Name Employer Position
Mike Harbottle Cardiff University Chair
Thomas St John CH2M Hill Vice Chair
Jack Blake Atkins Honorary Secretary
Paul Connolly WSP-PB Committee member
Josh Jones E S International Committee member
Emma Britton Univ. South Wales Committee member
Jamie Lancaster Arup Committee member
Philip Renforth Cardiff University Committee member
Eric Wu WSP Committee member
Mario Unas WSP-PB Committee member
Ian Mach Arup Committee member
Alessandro Viviani CH2M Hill Committee member

Municipal Engineers Group

The Municipal Engineers Group (MEG) promotes the specialist area of municipal engineering in Wales. It holds meetings every two months, usually at the St. Mary's Hotel, Pencoed, to plan the events and provide an opportunity for members to discuss issues related to municipal engineering.

One of the highlights of MEG's annual calendar is the Brunel Lecture, which is held every October at The Orangery, Margam Park. The group also organises a CPD seminar and an annual Chairman's Dinner.

For more information on MEG, please get in touch with the Honorary Secretary, Adrian Wilson, on

Name Position
Ken Evans Chair 2015-16
Paul Keeble Past Chair
Paul Rees Honorary Secretary
Adrian Wilson Assistant Honorary Secretary
Alan Perry Brunel Luncheon
Ellen Axon ICE Communications Competition
Jon Dutton MEG Chair's Dinner
Keith Jones Director: ICE Wales Cymru
Paul Keeble Municipal Expert Panel:ICE London
Bill Ward Committee
Alan Perry Committee
Stewart Burgess Committee
Chris Nicholls Committee
Chris Pike Committee
Matt Russell Committee
Richard Daly Committee
John Porter Committee

Interested in getting involved?

The MEG AGM is held each year in the autumn.

Retired Engineers Group

The Retired Engineers Group provides an opportunity for retired engineers in Wales to stay involved in the profession and with ICE.

It holds various networking events and also prepares consultation responses. Its meetings are normally held on the first Monday of every month at the ICE Wales Cymru Offices, Cambrian Buildings, Cardiff Bay. The group's events can be found in ICE Wales Cymru Calendar.

If you'd like to find out more or to get involved with the group, please email the Honorary Secretary, Jarmila Davies, on

Name Position
Jarmila Davies (Chair REG) REG Chair and Hon Secretary

Transport Engineering Group

The Transport Engineering Group organises networking opportunities, learned society events and consultation responses for engineers working in the transport and transportation sector.

Meetings are generally held every two months at the ICE Wales Cymru Offices, Cambrian Buildings, Cardiff Bay.. Evening lectures and learned society events can be found in ICE Wales Cymru Calendar.

Name Position
Jason Dixon Chair
Rhian Watts Honorary Secretary
Nick Bebb Corresponding Member
John Mather Corresponding Member
Suzanne Pritchard  
Keith Jones  
Alan Davies  
Miriam Highgate  
Nina Ley  
Julie Hunt  
Angela Smith  
Chris Laurence  
Shanshan Radford  
Owen Clark  

Fairness, Inclusion and Respect

The Fairness, Inclusion and Respect (FIR) Group is responsible for raising the profile and sharing best practice of fairness, inclusion and respect, as well as facilitating and supporting the embedment of fairness, inclusion and respect as a factor to be considered in all activities undertaken by ICE Wales Cymru. Its mission is to promote and oversee the delivery of The Institution's vision for Fairness, Inclusion and Respect:

"Valuing the diversity that individuals with differing backgrounds and abilities bring to the Institution; respecting all members and applicants through fairness, tolerance and consistency of professional standards; ensuring that professional qualification and membership of ICE is open to all who meet its standards."

Name Position
Lilli Craemer Chair
Elizabeth Bland Vice-Chair
Leanne Marques Secretary
Keith Jones ICE Wales Cymru Director
Geoff Ogden Council Member
Mari Arthur Cynnal Cymru Co Director
Lynsey Jackson Cynnal Cymru
Gary Metcalfe CMI Wales Board Chair
Helen Kane Co-opted Member
Rosie Collins Co-opted Member
Pierre Grigorian Co-opted Member
Joga Singh Co-opted Member
Gordon Brown Co-opted Member
Victoria Hall Co-opted Member
Georgina James Co-opted Member
Trisha Hoddinant Co-opted Member
Karen Green Co-opted Member

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