Make a difference - run for ICE Council

Become part of the Institution’s strategic decision-making body by joining Council and steer how we deliver value to society and to our members.

ICE Council nominations are now open, this is your chance to make a difference.
ICE Council nominations are now open, this is your chance to make a difference.
  • Updated: 10 February, 2016
  • Author: Pat Marsh

As ICE’s trustee body, Council is responsible for setting the Institution’s high-level strategy. This is central to meeting the challenges of growing membership and maintaining our leading voice on the importance of civil engineers around the world.

Does this opportunity interest you? Or is there someone you think would be perfect for it? If so, please encourage them to apply and you can be one of their sponsors.


This year we're looking for the following Council members:

  • Six general members
  • Five regional members
  • One international member
  • One graduate member

Find out more about what each role involves and what's required to be a candidate or sponsor.

Terms of service

Each new Council member serves for three years from 1 November 2016. Council meets four times a year, usually at One Great George Street, London.

If you'd like to put yourself forward as a candidate, please read about the responsibilities and desired competencies first. If there's anything you don't understand, we'll be happy to help (contact details below).

How to nominate

Please fill in the nomination form and email it to by 31 March 2016.

All candidates will need five sponsors who must be full paying ICE members. A member may sponsor up to two candidates.

Contact for more information

Please contact the Council Office with any queries:

t: 020 7665 2077/2002

Joining Council could not only be the next step in your career, but also the chance to make a real difference – to the Institution, the profession and the world around you.