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2024 Annual General Meeting of the Institution of Civil Engineers

Event organised by ICE

16 July 2024
18:00 - 19:00 BST (GMT+1)
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The Annual General Meeting of the Institution of Civil Engineers will be held on Tuesday 16 July at 18:00 BST. 

All ICE members are welcomed to watch this event online. 

Members are requested to send any questions they would like raised at the AGM in advance of the meeting. If you would like to submit a written question, please email [email protected] by 12 July 2024.


  1. To approve the minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on 18 July 2023. The minutes of that meeting are available on the ICE website: (members must be logged in to access).
  2. To note the names of the trustee board members elected for the 2024/25 session of the institution, these being:
    President Professor James Hall
    Vice Presidents David Norman Porter
    Julie Wood
    Richard Bayfield
    Ordinary Members Lewis Barlow
    Three vacant posts (*the names of the successful candidates elected by the members in the 2024 ballot will be announced under Item 3).
    Nominated Member Liz Waugh
    Council Appointee Members Edward Bingham
    Professor Priti Parikh
    Lucy Rew
  3. To receive a report from the scrutineers on the election of members to the *Trustee board and council with effect from the 2024/25 session.
  4. Consolidated financial statements for the year ending 31 December 2023.

    (a) to receive the Report of the trustees

    (b) to receive the Consolidated Statement of Financial Activities and the report of the auditors

    (c) to receive a report from the president on the state of the institution.

    The ICE Annual Report 2023 is available on the ICE website at

    At the meeting the report will be taken as read allowing time for the president to review the work of the institution.

  5. To appoint auditors for the year 2024.


Prof. Anusha Shah

Prof. Anusha Shah

Institution of Civil Engineers

president 2023/24

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Prof. Anusha Shah

Anusha Shah is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and its president for the 2023-24 session. She’s the third woman and first person of colour to be elected as president in over 200 years of ICE history.

She’s a senior director for resilient cities and UK climate change adaptation lead at Arcadis, a global sustainability, design, engineering and management consulting firm.

She’s also a non-executive director at the Met Office, a trustee at the Green Alliance and a visiting professor at Edinburgh University. She was awarded honorary professorship by the University of Wolverhampton for knowledge transfer and an honorary doctorate of engineering by the University of East London for her services to address climate change.

Anusha specialises in water and environmental engineering and has over 22 years of experience in designing, managing and leading projects and programmes in the UK and internationally.

Anusha sits on various industry climate change groups. She represents Arcadis at the London Climate Change Partnership and the 50L Home Initiative of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. She’s a past chair of the Thames Estuary Partnership Board.

Anusha is the recipient of several awards, including the 2020 Top 50 UK Women Engineers Sustainability Award and the CECA Inspiring Change Award. She was recognised by Climate Reframe as one of the UK’s leading Black, Asian and minority ethnic voices on climate change.

Janet Young

Janet Young

Institution of Civil Engineers

director general and secretary

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Janet Young

Dr Janet Young joined the ICE as director general and secretary in January 2023.

She has extensive experience in the built environment sector, having most recently worked in the Cabinet Office where she was head of the Government Property Profession, leading the profession and driving the agenda for the property and estates function.

She has also been global director of estates for the British Council, director of estates for the Ministry of Justice, and head of asset management in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

She is a Major Projects Leadership Academy graduate of the Saïd Business School, and a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Royal Engineers, and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Her PhD, Towards Zero Energy Buildings, looked at the challenges and solutions for low carbon and energy developments.

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