East Midlands - committees

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ICE members from a range of backgrounds volunteer on committees, branches and special interest groups in the East Midlands region.

If you would like to get involved, please contact the chairperson of the committee that interests you.
  • Regional Committee

    Matt Huddleston, Chair of the East Midlands Regional Committee

    The East Midlands Regional Committee is made up of volunteers from all of its branches, special interest groups and sections. It sets the direction for ICE in the East Midlands and carries out the ICE business plan.

    Name Position Employer
    Matt Huddleston Chair Lincolnshire County Council
    Dean Thomas Senior Vice Chair Interserve
    Karen Notman Past Chair AECOM
    Gráinne Murray Honorary Secretary Turner & Townsend
    Alex Gibson Honorary Treasurer William Saunders
    Jo Barnett Regional Director ICE
    Gary Taylor Branch Chair: Nottingham, Leicester and Derby Pick Everard
    Jono Wright Branch Chair: North Notts and North Derbys Strata Geotechnics
    Phil Brown Branch Chair: Northampton and Chair of Regional Education Committee JPP Consulting
    Derek Braddy Branch Chair: Lincolnshire Lincolnshire County Council
    Crispin Oakman Branch Chair: East Midlands Geotechnical Group Arup
    Hayley Jackson Branch Chair: Graduates and Students Taylor Woodrow
    Kyle Clough Co-opted (Council VP Membership) Costain
    Adrian Coy Co-opted (Ex Council VP) AECOM
    William Kemp Co-opted (Ex Council VP) Retired
    Edward Bingham ICE Council Member - East Midlands AECOM
    Steve Balliston Technician Council Member Jackson Civil Engineering
    Ben McGrath Regional Education & Inspiration Committee Waterman Group
     

    Got a question?

    If you've got a question for the committee, please feel free to contact the chair:
    E: Matt Huddleston

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  • Lincolnshire Branch Committee

    Derek Braddy, Chair of Lincolnshire Branch

    The Lincolnshire Branch Committee organises a programme of local events, activities and meetings to support ICE members in their area.

    They promote the work of civil engineers to schools, the media and the public, and advise policy makers in the region on civil engineering issues. They represent their members on the regional ICE committees and provide access to professional training and qualifications.

    Name Position Employer
    Derek Braddy Chair Lincolnshire County Council
    Stuart Dexter Vice Chair Lincolnshire County Council
    Samantha Wells Secretary Lincolnshire County Council
    Matt Huddleston Regional Chair Lincolnshire County Council
    Alex Gibson   William Saunders
    Brian Thompson   Retired
    Adam Round   Lincolnshire County Council
    Nigel Bradbury   WSP
    David Millard   Maher Millard
    Sandy Thomas   Lincolnshire County Council
    Mervyn Pettifor   Flood Support Management
    Daniel Anderson   Ringway Infrastructure Ltd
    Paul Coathup   Retired
    Stuart Vasey   Lincolnshire County Council
     

    Got a question?

    If you've got a question for the committee, please feel free to contact the chair:
    E: Derek Braddy

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  • North Nottinghamshire and North Derbyshire Branch Committee

    Jon Wright, Chair.

    The North Nottinghamshire and North Derbyshire Branch Committee organises a programme of local events, activities and meetings to support ICE members in their area.

    They promote the work of civil engineers to schools, the media and the public and advise policy makers in the region on civil engineering issues. They represent their members on the regional ICE committees and provide access to professional training and qualifications.

    Name Position Employer
    Jono Wright Chair Strata Geotechnics
    Caroline Ibbotson Vice Chair AECOM
    Robert Biggs Secretary Retired
    Edward Bingham ICE Council Member - East Midlands AECOM
    Howard Muncaster   Derbyshire County Council
    Andy Goodwin   Surepath Training
    Mike Barnett   Nottinghamshire County Council
    William Kemp   Retired
    Bob Draper   Alliance Construction Solutions
    Mario Perez   AECOM
     

    Got a question?

    If you've got a question for the committee, please feel free to contact the chair.
    E: Jono Wright

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  • Northamptonshire Branch Committee

    Phil Brown, Chair of the Northamptonshire Branch Committee

    The Northamptonshire Branch Committee organises a programme of local events, activities and meetings to support ICE members in their area.

    They promote the work of civil engineers to schools, the media and the public and advise policy makers in the region on civil engineering issues. They represent their members on the regional ICE committees and provide access to professional training and qualifications.

    Name Position Employer
    Philip Brown Chair JPP Consulting
    Claire Greenwood   Barton
     

    Got a question?

    If you've got a question for the committee, please feel free to contact the chair:
    E: Philip Brown

     

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  • Nottingham, Leicester and Derby Committee

    The Nottingham, Leicester and Derby Branch Committee organises a programme of local events, activities and meetings to support ICE members in their area.

    They promote the work of civil engineers to schools, the media and the public and advise policy makers in the region on civil engineering issues. They represent their members on the regional ICE committees and provide access to professional training and qualifications.

    Name Position Employer
    Gary Taylor Chair Pick Everard
    Ben McGrath Senior Vice Chair Waterman Aspen
    Jonathan McGuiness Vice Chair Leicestershire County Council
    Luigi Sorrentino Hon. Secretary Nicholls Colton
    Kevin Aldridge Immediate Past Chair Network Rail
    Andy Warrington Corporate 1 Atkins
    Ian Grierson Corporate 2 Retired
    John Bentley Corporate 3 Severn Trent Water
    Roz Eliot Corporate 4/RE rep MoD Royal Engineers
    Mark Danvers   Leicestershire County Council
    Matthew Newman   Stephenson College / Nottingham Trent University
    James Reynolds   Severn Trent Water
     

    Got a question?

    If you've got a question for the committee, please feel free to contact the chair:
    E: Gary Taylor

     

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  • Graduates and Students Committee

    Hayley Jackson, Chair Graduates and Students Committee

    The Graduate and Student committee organises meetings, lectures, site visits and social events for graduates and students. It works with the region’s universities to raise the profile of the profession and to encourage and support members in getting professional qualifications.

    Name Position Employer
    Hayley Jackson Chair Taylor Woodrow
    Joe Murphy Vice Chair HS2/University of Loughborough
    Ali Hamza Vice Chair & IOL Representattive Severn Trent
    Jonathon Simons Senior Vice Chair AECOM
    Will Hooper Past Chair NMC Nomenca
    Sobia Qazi Committee Secretary University of Nottingham
    Serena Gough GSNet Representative
    Social Media Secretary
    University of Nottingham
    Gabriella Difrancesco Treasurer Environment Agency
    Peter Homer Treasurer Nottingham Trent University
    Mohammad Safari Baghsorkhi Programme Manager Arup
    Luke Bertenshaw Programme Manager Kier
    Ilias Sofokleous Programme Manager
    Social Media Secretary
    ABA Consulting
    Nicholas Page Programme Manager Waterman Group
    Rob Thomas Programme Manager Loughborough University
    Claire Butcher Social Media Secretary University of Nottingham
    Rebecca Paramor Student Liaison Nottingham Nottingham Trent University
    Ryan Southin Student Liaison Nottingham University of Nottingham
    Will Webb Student Liaison Nottingham University of Nottingham
    Henry Asante Student Liaison Nottingham University of Nottingham
    Tanya Donkin Student Liaison Nottingham Loughborough University
     

    Got a question?

    If you've got a question for the committee, please feel free to contact the acting chair:
    E: Hayley Jackson

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Special interest groups

ICE East Midlands 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.

East Midlands Geotechnical Group

The committee provides a focal point for geotechnical interests in the East Midlands, and organises events which offer professional development opportunities to civil engineers in the region.

Name Position Employer
Crispin Oakman Chair Arup
Alec Marshall Secretary University of Nottingham
Jamie Rushton Treasurer BWB Consulting
Charlie Heron   University of Nottingham
 

Interested in getting involved?

If you're interested in getting involved with the group, contact the chair:
E: Crispin Oakman.

Informing Opinion and Learning

ICE members in the East Midlands provide expert information and advice to decision makers on transport, energy, water, flooding and waste. The Informing Opinion and Learning Committee promotes civil engineering and the work of ICE members across the region, raising the profile of the profession among policymakers, the public and the media.

Name Position Employer
Dean Thomas Chair Interserve
Matt Huddleston Regional Chair Lincolnshire County Council
Adrian Coy   AECOM
Edward Bingham ICE Council Member - East Midlands AECOM
William Kemp   Retired
Paul Sharratt   Amey
Gary Taylor NLD Branch Chair Pick Everard
Lee Robb   Network Rail
Jon Wright NNND Branch Chair Strata Geotechnics
Philippos Saba   AECOM
Ray Dickinson   Defence Infrsastructure Organisation
Syed Mohyuddin   Nottingham Trent University
David Hoskins   Consultant
Mike Fairlamb   Severn Trent Water
Robert Armitage   Retired
Kyle Clough ICE VP Membership Kier
David Matthews   Waterman Group
John Parry   Retired
Philip Andrews   Rolls Royce
Adrian Sheppard    
Hayley Jackson G&S branch Chair Taylor Woodrow
Will Hooper   NMCNomenca
Ali Hamza   Severn Trent Water
Ben McGrath E&I Committee Chair Waterman Aspen
 

Interested in getting involved?

If you're interested in getting involved with the group, contact the chair:
E: Dean Thomas

Education and Inspiration Committee

The Education and Inspiration Committee works to encourage young people to pursue a career in civil engineering. Its ICE Ambassadors organise exciting and engaging events in schools and colleges across the region, aiming to inspire the next generation of civil engineers.

Name Position Employer
Ben McGrath Chair Waterman Aspen
Peter Joyce   William Saunders
James Kirkham   Mott MacDonald
Will Hooper   NMCNomenca
Jonathan Simons   AECOM
Karen Notman   AECOM
Daniel Stanyard   ICE
 

Interested in getting involved?

If you're interested in getting involved with the group, contact the chair:
E: Ben McGrath.

Sustainability

The Sustainability Public Interest Network is committed to sharing knowledge and best practice in the field civil engineering across the East Midlands. It organises events to raise the profile of sustainability in projects and encourage the development of links between professionals in the industry.

Got a question?

If you would like more information, please contact Ray Dickinson at: ice.eastmidlands@ice.org.uk

Transport

The Transport Public Interest Network is committed to sharing knowledge and best practice in the field civil engineering across the East Midlands. It organises events to raise the profile of transportation and encourage the development of links between professionals in the transport industry.

Got a question?

If you would like to know more, please email Robert Armitage at: r.armitage289@btinternet.com

Water

The Water Public Interest Network is committed to sharing knowledge and best practice in the field civil engineering across the East Midlands. It organises events to raise the profile of water supply and treatment and encourages the development of links between professionals in the water industry.

Got a question?

If you would like more information, please contact Mike Fairlamb at: ice.eastmidlands@ice.org.uk

Panel for Historical Engineering Works (PHEW)

The Panel for Historical Engineering Works (PHEW) aims to promote an understanding of our rich civil engineering heritage among civil engineers and the broader public.

The East Midlands PHEW group organises events about the lives of historical civil engineers, the history of civil engineering and civil engineering projects.

Name Position Employer
Paul Sharratt Chair Amey

State of the Nation: archive

The State of the Nation report is compiled each year by a panel of experts from across ICE's membership. Its aim is to stimulate debate and to highlight the actions that needed to improve the state of the nation´s infrastructure.

Here you can access details of our past reports dating back to 2008.

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