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

    Tim Kermode, 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
    Tim Kermode South East England Regional Chair
    Andrew Richards Immediate Past Regional Chair
    Susanne Moroney South East England Regional Director
    Stewart Biggs Kent and East Sussex (KES) Chair
    Rob Audsley Kent and East Sussex (KES) Senior Vice-Chair
    Nick Gallin South Branch Chair
    Edwin Yau South Branch Senior Vice-Chair
    Alan Hayes Thames Valley (TV) Branch Chair
    Charlie Spedding Thames Valley (TV) Branch Senior Vice-Chair
    Alan Bromage Regional Member of Council
    Martin Qualters Hon Regional Secretary
    Richard Sykes Hon Regional Treasurer
    Bernadette Gledhill Technician Member
    Salman Saad GSNet Representative
     

    Got a question?

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

    e: ice.southeastengland@ice.org.uk
    Honorary Secretary: mqualters@btinternet.com

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  • Thames Valley Committee

    Alan Hayes, chair

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

    Name Position
    Alan Hayes Chair 2015/16, Transport Expert
    Alan Bromage PQ Member; Regional Member of Council
    Grahame Bunce PQ Member
    John Done PQ Member
    Howard Larkin PQ Member
    Michael Nops PQ Member
    David Hunter Rep for Panel for Historical Engineering Works
    Elizabeth Orchard Meetings' Secretary (Joint)
    Jason Petalas Graduate & Student Chair
    Andrew Popple Co-opted Member
    Richard Sykes Regional Honorary Treasurer
    Martin Qualters Regional Honorary Secretary
    Andrew Richards Immediate Past Regional Chair
    Juan Sagaseta University of Surrey liaison
    Richard Salter Meetings' Secretary (Joint)
    Lydia Sparshott Immediate Past Chair
    Charlie Spedding Vice-Chair
    Geoff Wallace Advisor/Mentor to Graduate & Student Committee
    Michael Worsnip PQ Member
     

    Got a question?

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

    e: ice.southeastengland@ice.org.uk
    Honory Secretary, Martin Qualters at: mqualters@btinternet.com

    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

    Nick Gallin, 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
    Nick Gallin Chair
    Norman Brent & Brian Hillman Vice-Chairs
    Tim Kermode Past Chair
    Edwin Yau Senior Vice-Chair
    Dominic Fox, Gary Courtnadge, Marc Griffin Corporate and Coopted Members
    Scott Dalton - G & S Chair Brighton & Gatwick
    Andrew Hallam - G & S Chair Hampshire
    Graduates & Students
    Bernadette Gledhill Technician Representative
    Alan Bloodworth Education & Training Group Chair
    Nick Gray Branch Secretary
    Shine Salur Meetings Secretary
    Richard Sykes Regional Honorary Treasurer
    Martin Qualters Regional Honorary Secretary
    Alan Bromage Member of Council
    Special Interest Groups Education and Training-Alan Bloodworth
    Public Service - Matt Cheal
    Geotechnical - James Flack
    Maritime - John Berry
     

    Got a question?

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

    e: tim@tk-coastal.co.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 Hampshire & Chichester group secretary Matthew Ennals at: matthew.ennals@myport.ac.uk

    Contact the G&S Brightion/Gatwick Corridor secretary Graham Webb at: g.webb4@uni.brighton.ac.uk

    Special interest groups

    The branch's special interest groups include:

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  • Kent and East Sussex Committee

    Stewart Biggs, Chair

    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
    Stewart Biggs Chair
    Rob Audsley Senior Vice-Chair
    Sue Threader Vice-Chair & Chair of Kent & East Sussex Historical Engineering Group (KESHEG)
    Derek Butcher, Giles Darling, Dave Davis, Helena Dee, Amrit Ghose, John Hornig, Rod Hulse, Rob James, Steve Lofts, Sakthy Selvakumaran Corporate and co-opted Members
    Mike Frazer Graduate & Student Chair
    Martin Qualters Regional Honorary Secretary
    Jointly held between Hooi Lee and Gary Woods Meetings Secretary
    Alan Bromage Regional Member of Council
    Liam Mitchell Technician Rep
    Neil Painter Royal Engineer Rep
    Mike Summersgill CIWEM Liaison
    Tony Barber Civil Engineers Club Rep
    Richard Adam Panel for Historical Engineering Works Rep
    Richard Sykes Regional Hon Treasurer
     

    Got a question?

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

    e: Stewart@berryrange.com
    Honorary Secretary e: mqualters@btinternet.com

    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 and Student Committee

    Name Position
    Merwin Man Chair (Reading)
    Jo Shipley GSNet Rep (Reading)
    Sarah Mitchell Vice Chair (High Wycombe)
    Richard Edney Comms Coordinator (High Wycombe)
    Merwin Man Vice Chair (Guildford)
    Susanna Davies Secretary (Guildford)
    Eric Signi Treasurer (Guildford)
    Raisa Ehsan Events Coordinator (Guildford)
    Dimitrios Kontogiorgis Event Coordinator (Guildford)
    Stelios Rigakis STEM Liaison Coordinator (Guildford)
     
    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
    Scott Dalton Chair
    Natasa Banjanac Vice Chair
    Graham Webb Honorary Secretary
    Mark Williams Events Organiser
    Will McGrath STEMNET Organiser
    Ben Perkins Hon Treasurer
    John McNabb Industry Rep
    Neil Jones, Lucy Griffiths &
    Robyn McKenzie
    Student Reps
    Tunde Ogunsina Social Media Coordinator
     

    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 and Student Committee

    Name Position
    Lucy Sharp Chair
    Helena Dee Vice-Chair
    Nathan Edwards Secretary
    David Collery Treasurer
    NathanEdwards Communication Coordinator
    John Wheatley STEMNet Coordinator
     
    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 the panel chair.

e: max.sugarman@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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