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Debate: How will leaving the EU affect civil engineers? Brighton

  • Lecture
  • Brighton
  • 14 June 2018
  • 18:00 - 20:00
Debate: How will leaving the EU affect civil engineers? Brighton

About this event

The vote for the UK to leave the European Union (Brexit) has raised many questions for the UK engineering sector. As we enter periods of uncertainty, how are we preparing for the future? What challenges will we face? Join us for our evening debate where three key speakers will give their thoughts, and engage in discussion on your questions:

John Wylie - Chief Engineer at Southern Water, leading the Engineering & Technical Solutions group comprising Southern Water and partner resources. He has recently returned to the UK after five years overseas as Director of Engineering for Stantec North America, and Engineering Manager for MWH Pune India. With a diverse range of management experience across the UK water sector and beyond, he has led, developed and supported large engineering groups for over 20 years.

James Bryce - Director of Strategic Workforce Planning and a Partner at Arcadis, leading the function for a UK region of 4000 consultants and design engineers. He has previously led workforce planning and resource management teams at PwC Consulting, and has multi sector experience in workforce planning strategies for the public sector, industrial engineering and professional services.

Dr Andreas Lampropoulos - Senior Lecturer and Course Leader for BEng/MEng Civil Engineering at the University of Brighton. Following his PhD in 2010, he was appointed Research Associate at the University of Liverpool (2011/12) and then lecturer (2012) and senior lecturer (2014) at the University of Brighton. His main research agenda spans the areas of novel construction materials and seismic strengthening/ retrofitting of existing structures.

Event venue

Southern Water
Training Room 1 (OC2)
Lewes Road
Brighton BN1 9PY
United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Anne Qualters

e: [email protected]