South East England - committees

Adur Ferry bridge at sunset

ICE's work in the South East is done by members of various groups - including graduate and student committees and special interest groups. They bring together like-minded people and give members the opportunity to increase their knowledge, get advice and raise the profile of civil engineering in the region.

Find out about the committees and groups that make up ICE South East, including what they do and how you can get involved.

  • ICE South East England Regional Committee

    Steward Briggs, Chair

    The South East Regional Committee oversees ICE's activities within the region. It makes sure that regional work reflects ICE's overall aims and priorities, as well as its own plans and values.

    The board is made up of chairs of the various branches within the South East Region - special interest groups, regional members of the ICE Council and representatives on national boards and panels. The board directs the work of the Regional Support Team (RST), which is headed by the regional director. The RST is responsible for attracting new members, communications, public and media relations, and administration.

    Name Position
    Stewart Biggs SEE Regional Chair 2016-17
    Dimitri Kontogiorgis Regional Chair's Apprentice
    Tim Kermode Immediate Past Regional Chair
    Bernadette Gledhill Regional Hon Secretar
    Richard Sykes Regional Hon Treasurer
    Steve Dellow Vice-Chair - Informing Opinion
    Matthew Chandler Technician Representative
    Sam Best Vice-Chair - Education & Inspiration
    James Bingham G & S Representative
    Norman Brent Regional Member of Council
    Alan Hayes Diversity Champion
    Rob Audsley KES Branch Chair
    Edwin Yau South Branch Chair
    Charlie Spedding TV Branch Chair
    Suzanne Moroney South East England Regional Director
     

    Got a question?

    If you've got a question for the committee, please contact:

    e: ice.southeastengland@ice.org.uk

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  • Thames Valley Committee

    Thames Valley is the region's largest branch, covering Surrey, Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

    Name Position
    Charlie Spedding Branch Chair 2016-17
    Alan Hayes Immediate Past Chair
    Elizabeth Orchard Vice-Chair
    Norman Brent Regional Member of Council
    Alan Bromage PQ Member
    Grahame Bunce PQ Member
    Steve Dellow PQ Member
    John Done PQ Member
    Debbie Gardner PQ Member
    Bernadette Gledhill Regional Hon Secretary
    Sufian Haddo PQ Member
    David Hunter Rep for Panel for Historical Engineering Works
    Howard Larkin PQ Member
    Merwin Man GSA Chair
    Andrew Popple Co-opted Member
    Andrew Richards PQ Member
    Juan Sagaseta Uni of Surrey liaison
    Richard Salter Meetings' Secretary
    Geoff Wallace Advisor/Mentor to G & S Committee
    Michael Worsnip PQ Member
     

    Got a question?

    If you're interested in finding out more about the branch committee's work, or have any questions, then please contact:

    e: ice.southeastengland@ice.org.uk

    The Thames Valley Branch also has a Graduates and Students Committee, which organises a range of professional and social activities for graduate and student members of ICE.

    The Graduate and Students Group Chair is Jason Petalas (jason.petalas@jacobs.com)

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  • South Branch Committee

    Edwin Yau, Chair

    The South Branch covers West Sussex, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, and has a number of active special interest groups. It represents around 3,500 ICE members, which is approximately 30% of the region's total.

    The branch's special interest groups cover a wide range of engineering areas, and contribute to the wider work of ICE in the South East region.

    Name Position
    Edwin Yau Branch Chair 2016-17
    Nick Gallin Immediate Past Chair
    Nick Gray Senior Vice-Chair
    Dave Allen Vice-Chair
    John Berry Maritime Group Chair
    Norman Brent Regional Member of Council
    Matt Cheal Public Service Special Interest Group
    Gary Courtnadge PQ Member
    Paul Diebel PQ Member
    Brendan Dowd PQ Member
    James Flack Geotechnical Group Chair
    Dominic Fox Portsmouth Uni Liaison
    Bernadette Gledhill Regional Hon Secretary, Technician Member & Transport Group Chair
    Marc Griffin PQ Member
    Andrew Hallam G & S Chair (Hampshire & IoW)
    Brian Hillman Vice Chair
    Kieran Kelly PQ Member
    Tim Kermode PQ Member
    Alex Lee Meetings Secretary
    Richard Sykes Hon Regional Treasurer
     

    Got a question?

    If you've got a question for the committee, please contact:

    e: ice.southeastengland@ice.org.uk

    The South Branch has a number of sub-groups which specialise in various areas and support the work of the branch and overall region. Below you can find details of each group, along with a contact. If you’re interested in finding out more or getting involved, then please get in touch.

    Graduates and Students (G&S) Group

    The G&S Group organises professional and social activities for graduate and student ICE members. There are two sub groups within the South Branch area:

    • Hampshire and Chichester
    • Brighton/Gatwick Corridor

    Contact the G&S group secretary Alan Moore at: a.moore@portsmouthwater.co.uk.

    Special interest groups

    The branch's special interest groups include:

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  • Kent and East Sussex Committee

    The Kent and East Sussex Branch covers the most south-easterly corner of the region and represents 2,000 ICE members - around 20% of the region's total.

    Name Position
    Robert Audsley Chair 2016-17
    Stewart Biggs Immediate Past Chair & Regional Chair 2016-17
    Sue Threader Senior Vice-Chair
    Richard Adam Rep for Panel for Historical Engineering Works
    Tony Barber Civil Engineers' Club Liaison
    Norman Brent Regional Member of Council
    Dave Davis PQ Member
    Mike Frazer G&S Chair
    Bernadette Gledhill Regional Hon Secretary
    Amrit Ghose Diversity Champion
    John Hornig PQ Member
    Rod Hulse PQ Member
    Neil Painter Royal Engineers' Liaison
    Martin Qualters PQ Member
    Sakthy Selvakumaran PQ Member
    Mike Summersgill CIWEM Liaison
     

    Got a question?

    If you've got a question for the committee, please contact:

    e: ice.southeastengland@ice.org.uk

    The Kent and East Sussex Branch has a number of sub-groups which specialise in various areas and help support the work of the branch and overall region. Below you can find details of each group, along with a contact. If you’re interested in finding out more or getting involved, then please get in touch.

    Graduates and Students (G&S) Group

    The G&S Group organises professional and social activities for graduate and student ICE members.

    You can contact the G&S Group Secretary Nathan Edwards at Nathan.Edwards@shepway.gov.uk

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  • Graduate and Student Committees

    The main aims of G&S groups in the region are to arrange learned society meetings, seminars and social events for graduate and student ICE members. They also make sure that the views of young civil engineers are fed back to ICE's decision makers.

    Thames Valley Graduate, Apprentice and Student Committee

    Name Position
    Merwin Man Chair
    Jason Petalas Vice-Chair (Reading)
    TBC Vice-Chair (Oxford)
    TBC Vice-Chair (High Wycombe)
    Dimitrios Kontogiorgis Events Coordinator (Guildford)
    Eric Signi Secretary (Guildford)
    Adam Prais Treasurer (Reading)
    Vince O'Donoghue Events Coordinator (Guildford)
    Chris Preston Communications Coordinator (Guildford)
    Jack Morton Student Liaison (Guildford)
    Hugh Coakley Apprentice Liaison
     
    Stay in touch

    You can keep up with the latest thoughts from the committee through social media.

     

    South Branch (Brighton and Gatwick) Graduate and Student Committee

    Name Position
    Will McGrath Chair
    Sarah Teliani Vice-Chair
    Marianna Papaioannou Hon Secretary
    Scarlett Cooper Vice-Secretary
    Joel Ilagan Hon Treasurer
    Graham Webb GSNet Representative/Social Event Coordinator
    Scott Dalton STEMNet Organiser
    David Roddy University Representative
    Darius Byramji University Representative
    John McNabb Industry Representative
    Waleed Asaadi Industry Representative
    Krishan Mistry Industry Representative
    Elliot Batty Student Representative
    Tomi Ayegbusi Student Representative
    Thomas Perry Student Member
    Yusef Taylor Graduate Representative
    Dorota Durazinskaya Graduate Representative
    Catherine Jenkins Graduate Representative
    Dimitros Xenos Graduate Representative
    Ben Perkins Graduate Representative
    Lucia Alamaolmos Graduate Representative
    Dr Maria Diakoumi Uni of Brighton Faculty Representative
    Dr Phil Ashton Uni of Brighton Faculty Representative
     

    South Branch (Hampshire and Chichester) Graduate and Student Committee

    Name Position
    Andrew Hallam Chair
    Dave Romaine Vice Chair
    Matt Ennals Honorary Secretary & Student Rep at University of Portsmouth
    Dom Vaseris Deputy Secretary
    Sofia Noor Social Secretary
    Tim Lee-Lewis Treasurer
    Mehran Khalili Deputy Treasurer
    Anisa Koci Web and Communications Officer
    Deepu Prabhakaran Mentoring Coordinator
    Sofia Noor University Rep
    Wahida Dambam STEMNET Rep
    Nitharshana (Ann) Srisachidanandam Education and Training Rep
    Oury Bah Graduates and Students Network Rep (Deputy)
     
    Stay in touch

    You can keep up with the latest thoughts from the committee through social media.

    Kent and East Sussex Graduate, Apprentice and Student Committee

    Name Position
    Mike Frazer Chair
    Vivienne Hoang Vice-Chair
    Jacob Arthurs Secretary
    Helen Piggott Membership & University Liaison
    Bradley Short Treasurer
    Philippa Jefferis Communications Officer
    Salman Saad GSNet Rep
     
    Stay in touch

    You can keep up with the latest thoughts from the committee through social media.

    Read more

Special interest groups

ICE South East England has a number of special interest groups which focus on a range of areas of interest for its members. If you would like to get involved in one of these groups, then please contact the relevant chairperson.

Kent & East Sussex Historical Engineering Group (KESHEG)

The Kent & East Sussex Historical Engineering Group (KESHEG) has been set up to promote a greater awareness and understanding of the civil (and military) engineering heritage in the area. The group will be organising a programme of meetings over coming months so please check the events page to find out more or contact the Secretary.

If you are interested in learning more about KESHEG, please contact the Secretary, Tim Belcher-Whyte at: tim.belcher-whyte@hyderconsulting.com.

London and South East England Diversity Taskforce

The London and South East Diversity Taskforce is a temporary committee tasked with promoting the diversity of the industry as well as facilitating and supporting the embedment of fairness, inclusion and respect as a factor to be considered in all activities undertaken across both regions.

Name Position Employer
Amrit Ghose Co-Chair AECOM
Anusha Shah Co-Chair CH2M
Alex Garman Standing Member Atkins
Dr Barnali Ghosh Standing Member Mott MacDonald
Alan Hayes Standing Member  
Philippa Illingworth Standing Member Ardent
Richard Kennedy Standing Member Skanska
Suzanne Moroney Standing Member ICE
Jean Mulovi Standing Member WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
Claire Rose Standing Member Bechtel
Jack Rose Standing Member AECOM
Adam Shahir Standing Member Portsmouth University
Cherrie Mendoza Standing Member Highways England
 

Got a question?

If you are interested in working with the ICE London and South East Diversity Taskforce please get in touch:

e: suzanne.moroney@ice.org.uk

London and South East England Energy Panel

The ICE South East England Energy Panel works to promote the value of energy across South East England as one of the region's key assets. It also aims to use the professional expertise and experience of ICE and its members to contribute to influence decisions that affect South East England's energy environment.

Name Position Employer
Rod Macdonald Chair Civic Patterns
Neha Patel Secretary CB&I
Darren Ball Standing Member Novarama
Dominic Bowers Affiliates Parsons Brinckerhoff
Ian Gardner Standing Member Ove Arup & Partners
Brendan Dowd Standing Member Trant Engineering
Anthony Riddle Standing Member Ramboll
Alasdair Young Affiliates Buro Happold
David Woodhead Standing Member RES Offshore
Justin Etherington Standing Member Buro Happold
 

Got a question?

If you're interested in working with the ICE South East England Energy Panel please email: ice.southeastengland@ice.org.uk.

London and South East England Water Panel

This group promotes the value of water in London and South East England. It uses the professional expertise and experience of ICE and its members to contribute to decisions that affect London and South East England’s water environment.

Name Position Employer
Ian Kirkaldy Chair Southern Water
Stephanie Henderson Secretary Environment Agency
David Arnell Past Chair Retired
Andrew Burton Standing Member Jacobs
Christopher Cotton Standing Member Retired
Roland Grzybek Standing member CH2MHill
Nigel Hendley Standing Member Hendley Associates
Gareth Long Standing Member Albion Water
Derek Maynard Standing member Port of London Authority
Barrie Neaves Standing Member Environment Agency
Phil Stride Standing member Thames Water
John Sweetnam Standing member AECOM
Andrew Tagg Standing Member HR Wallingford
Dave Wardle Standing member Retired
Robert Williams Standing member Environment Agency
Fiona Wyatt Standing member Expedition
 

Got a question?

If you've got a question for the panel, or would like to get involved then please contact:

e: ice.southeastengland@ice.org.uk

South East England Transport Panel

This group promotes the value of transport in South East England. It uses the professional expertise and experience of ICE and its members to influence decisions that affect South East England’s transport infrastructure.

Name Position Employer
Brian Wareham Chair London Bridge Associates
Deepu Prabhakaran Secretary Portsmouth City Council
Irini Alexopoulou Standing Member Aecom
Rob Avery Standing Member London Bridge Associates
Neil Clark Standing Member Mott Macdonald
Dave Darnell Standing Member WSP UK
Timothy Godden Standing Member Port of Dover
Rod Hulse Standing Member Gatwick Airport
Tony Parker Standing Member Shoreham Port Authority
Ray Powell Standing Member Infrata
Mike Stephens Standing Member -
 

Got a question?

If you've got a question for the panel, or would like to get involved then please contact the panel chair.

e: ice.southeastengland@ice.org.uk

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