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ICE President’s Reception: Northern Ireland

Event organised by ICE

30 May 2024
17:30 - 19:00 BST (GMT+1)
Titanic Hotel
The Titanic Quarter
8 Queens Road
Belfast, BT3 9DT
United Kingdom

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ICE Northern Ireland members are invited to join the Institution’s 159th President, Professor Anusha Shah, during her visit to Northern Ireland. 

This intimate networking reception will offer the opportunity for members to meet the president and hear from her about her passion for nature and people positive infrastructure solutions, as well as finding out more about her experiences in her Presidential year to-date. 

Members will also be able to engage with Brenda O’Loan, ICE Northern Ireland Chair 2023-24, and representatives from the ICE NI Committee to discuss matters of interest and learn about the committee’s work this year. 

Places for this event are limited – please book only if you are committed to attending. If you book and need to withdraw, please notify the ICE NI staff as early as possible, so that we can offer your place to another person if venue capacity has been reached. 


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.