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ICE Wales Cymru North Wales Branch: Audience with Ed McCann, ICE President

Event organised by ICE

Date
30 June 2022
Time
18:00 - 20:00 BST (GMT+1)
Location
The Imperial Hotel
The Promenade
Llandudno, LL30 1AP
Wales

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Overview

Ed McCann is the ICE’s 157th President, elected in November 2021. This is an opportunity to meet him, engage with him and hear his views on a variety of issues. It is also an excellent opportunity to put a question or point to him yourself at this face-to-face event.

A hot buffet at 18:00 will precede the event and the North Wales Branch Committee AGM will follow the event.

Speaker

Ed McCann

Ed McCann

Institution of Civil Engineers

president 2021-22

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Ed McCann

Ed graduated from Imperial College London in 1989 with a degree in Civil Engineering. During twelve years with Binnie & Partners he obtained a Master’s Degree in Hydraulic Engineering and worked on some fifty infrastructure projects all over the world.

He joined Expedition Engineering in 2002 where he has been the Project Director for many projects including the multi award winning Infinity Bridge and the Olympic 2012 Velodrome. He currently works on major projects and programs in the UK and internationally where he focuses on strategic engineering design and improving productivity across the asset lifecycle. 

Ed was instrumental in the growth and development of Expedition from a “back bedroom start-up” to Building Magazine’s Engineering Consultant of the Year in 2012.

In 2009, Ed and the two other owners of Expedition set up a social enterprise called the Useful Simple Trust and gave the company to the employees. He is now a Trustee of the UST, which has a number of award-winning companies specialising in Engineering, Communications Design, Architecture, Education and Sustainability.

He is a Royal Academy Visiting Professor of Innovation and a member of the UK’s i3P Strategic Leadership Group which is focused on innovating across the built environment. 

He co-created cross industry initiatives including: the Constructionarium, the Get It Right Initiative and the Expedition Workshed.

Ed has been actively involved in design education since 1999 and he is a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor of Innovation.

 

For more information please contact:

Eleanor Kelman