ICE Presidential Address, Wellington

5 August, 2016 | 17:30 - 20:00

Meet ICE President, Sir John Armitt.
Meet ICE President, Sir John Armitt.

About this event

Sir John Armitt's address will cover the themes for his Presidential year: 'Civil Engineering: Shaping ourselves and our world.':- The need for civil engineers to keep questioning the "why" of what they do and for ICE itself to remain dynamic, flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of the modern engineering world.

The politics of infrastructure and the Institution's role and responsibility in these debates; raising the profession's profile and reputation, and helping the Government stick to a long term strategy for infrastructure.


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Sir John Armitt

Sir John, currently President of ICE, is chairman of the National Express Group and City & Guilds, and Deputy Chairman of the Berkeley Group. He has long been associated with ICE, having first served on ICE's Council in 1989. He has held a number of important Chairs, including Chairman of the Management Committee, the International Committee and UK Regional Affairs Committee.