Wales Cymru - committees

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ICE's work in Wales is carried out by members on various committees and groups. These bring together like-minded people and give members the opportunity to increase their knowledge, get advice and raise the profile of civil engineering in Wales.

  • Graduate and Student Committee

    Gillian Steele, Chair

    The ICE Wales Cymru Graduates and Students Committee represents ICE members in Wales, who are working towards their professional qualifications at technician, incorporated and chartered grade.

    The group organises meetings for members to talk about their work and interests, and to share knowledge. It holds a Written Exercise Group to help members who are preparing for their Professional Review and arranges events (including talks and lectures) to promote the civil engineering profession

    Name Position
    Gillian Steele Chair
    Geraint Jones Vice Chair
    Julien Wu Secretary
    William Morgan Treasurer
    Christina Kio G&S Net Rep
    TBC Social Secretary
    Blessing Adeleke Student Liaison (USW)
    TBC Student Liaison Cardiff Uni
    TBC Student Liaison Swansea Uni
    George Lance Swansea Chair
    Nick Madani Past Chair
    Elgan Williams NWG Chair
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Special interest groups

The Wales Cymru special interest groups (SIGs) focus on particular aspects of civil engineering. The groups are run by members on a voluntary basis, and provide an opportunity to discuss topics, share knowledge and meet up for social activities.

Ground Engineering Group

The Ground Engineering Group organises various activities throughout the year and co-hosts events with other engineering organisations in South Wales.

If you'd like to find out more about the group, please email the Honorary Secretary Emanuela Mira:

Name Employer Position
Mike Harbottle Cardiff University Chair
Emanuela Mira CH2MHill Honorary Secretary
Mark Cooper Arup Immediate past Chair
Paul Connolly Parsons Brinckerhoff Committee Member
Jack Blake Atkins Committee Member
Josh Jones E S International Committee Member
Jamie Lancaster Arup Committee member
Philip Renforth WSP/PB Committee Member
Rod Robinson South Wales University Committee Member
Alexis Rose WSP/PB Committee Member
Thomas St. John CH2M Hill Committee Member
Eric Wu Mott MacDonald Committee Member

Municipal Engineers Group

The Municipal Engineers Group (MEG) promotes the specialist area of municipal engineering in Wales. It holds meetings every two months, usually at the St. Mary's Hotel, Pencoed, to plan the events and provide an opportunity for members to discuss issues related to municipal engineering.

One of the highlights of MEG's annual calendar is the Brunel Lecture, which is held every October at The Orangery, Margam Park. The group also organises a CPD seminar and an annual Chairman's Dinner.

For more information on MEG, please get in touch with the Honorary Secretary, Adrian Wilson, on

Name Position
Ken Evans Chair 2015-16
Paul Keeble Past Chairman
Paul Rees Honorary Secretary
Adrian Wilson Assistant Honorary Secretary
Alan Perry Brunel Luncheon
Ellen Axon ICE Communications Competition
Jon Dutton MEG Chairman's Dinner
Keith Jones Director: ICE Wales Cymru
Paul Keeble Municipal Expert Panel:ICE London
Bill Ward Committee
Alan Perry Committee
Stewart Burgess Committee
Chris Nicholls Committee
Chris Pike Committee
Matt Russell Committee
Richard Daly Committee
John Porter Committee

Interested in getting involved?

The MEG AGM is held each year in the autumn.

Retired Engineers Group

The Retired Engineers Group provides an opportunity for retired engineers in Wales to stay involved in the profession and with ICE.

It holds various networking events and also prepares consultation responses. Its meetings are normally held on the first Monday of every month at the ICE Wales Cymru Offices, Cambrian Buildings, Cardiff Bay. The group's events can be found in ICE Wales Cymru Calendar.

If you'd like to find out more or to get involved with the group, please email the Honorary Secretary, Jarmila Davies, on

Name Position Employer LinkedIn
Jarmila Davies (Chairman REG) REG Chairman and Hon Secretary Retired LinkedIn profile

Transport Engineering Group

The Transport Engineering Group organises networking opportunities, learned society events and consultation responses for engineers working in the transport and transportation sector.

Meetings are generally held every two months at the ICE Wales Cymru Offices, Cambrian Buildings, Cardiff Bay.. Evening lectures and learned society events can be found in ICE Wales Cymru Calendar.

Name Position
Jason Dixon Chairman
Rhian Watts Honorary Secretary
Nick Bebb Corresponding Member
John Mather Corresponding Member
Suzanne Pritchard  
Keith Jones  
Alan Davies  
Miriam Highgate  
Nina Ley  
Julie Hunt  
Angela Smith  
Chris Laurence  
Shanshan Radford  
Owen Clark  

Fairness, Inclusion and Respect

The Fairness, Inclusion and Respect (FIR) Group is responsible for raising the profile and sharing best practice of fairness, inclusion and respect, as well as facilitating and supporting the embedment of fairness, inclusion and respect as a factor to be considered in all activities undertaken by ICE Wales Cymru. Its mission is to promote and oversee the delivery of The Institution's vision for Fairness, Inclusion and Respect:

"Valuing the diversity that individuals with differing backgrounds and abilities bring to the Institution; respecting all members and applicants through fairness, tolerance and consistency of professional standards; ensuring that professional qualification and membership of ICE is open to all who meet its standards."

Name Position
Lilli Craemer Chair
Elizabeth Bland Vice-Chair
Rosie Jay Secretary
Keith Jones ICE Wales Cymru Director
Geoff Ogden Council Member
Mousa Dahabreh G&S Representative
Christina Kio GSNet Representative
Emma Tamplin Chwarae Teg representative
Hade Turkmen Chwarae Teg representative
Louise Bungay ICE Wales Cymru Committee Honorary Secretary
Mari Arthur Cynnal Cymru Co Director
Helen Kane RICS Wales Chair
Pierre Grigorian Co-opted Member
Leanne Marques Co-opted Member
Phillip Gammond Co-opted Member
Amie Cowle Co-opted Member
Nathan Duke Co-opted Member
Ryan Harvey Co-opted Member
Kirsten Huesch Co-opted Member
Julian John Co-opted Member

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