France - committees

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ICE has a local association in France, which organises events and activities for members. The association's committee includes one graduate representative, and there's also an ICE Student Chapter at L'Ecole Spéciale des Travaux Publics (ESTP). Find out more about the committees, including what they do, who's on them and how you can get involved.

  • France Local Association

    Chris Polwin, Chairman

    The France Local Association arranges events, visits to ongoing engineering projects and social events for ICE members based in France. This gives members the opportunity to share knowledge and network with other professional engineers.

    It is made up of volunteers including ICE Members, the ICE representative for France and graduates representatives.

    Name Position
    Chris Polwin Chairman
    Lucy Rew ICE Representative
    Andrew Williams Hon. Secretary
    Andrew Wilson Hon. Treasurer
    Lise Thenault G&S Representative (Lyon)
    Derek Gear Committee Member
    Christian Grandjean Committee Member
    Robert Broatch Committee Member
    William Powles Committee Member
    Elchanan Safier Committee Member
    Ian Dewbury Committee Member
    Martin Dixon Committee Member

    Interested in getting involved?

    The France Local Association is always looking for new committee members. If you have a few hours to spare we'd be pleased to have you on board.

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  • Graduate and Students

    There is a volunteer graduate and student representative in France. She covers Lyon.

    There are around 36 graduate and 71 student members in France. There is also a Student Chapter at the L'Ecole Spéciale des Travaux Publics (ESTP).

    The Graduates and Students (G&S) Committee supports the local association's graduate and student members as they work towards becoming chartered. It organises activities in France that help members become professionally qualified, and is a point of contact for graduate and student members who need help or information.

    Name Position
    Lise Thenault G&S Representative (Lyon)

    Interested in getting involved?

    ICE organises a workshop in Paris for graduate members who are applying for their Professional Review. It nornally takes place in September or October - more information will be available nearer the time.

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Student Chapter

Ecole Spéciale des Travaux Publics (ESTP)

The ICE Student Chapter at Ecole Spéciale des Travaux Publics is run by a committee of elected students who organise interesting events for civil engineering students.

Becoming involved with the Student Chapter gives civil engineer students valuable experience of working with members of the industry. It helps you develop negotiation, organisation and budgetary skills, which will give you valuable throughout your professional life.

Name Position
Camille Defillon President
Antoine Iogna General Secretary
Jordi Rodriguez Treasurer
Laurence Zambeaux  

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