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President’s Visit - ICE Wales Cymru Committee and G&S meeting, online

  • Webinar
  • Online
  • 11 June 2021
  • 09:00 - 10:00
President’s Visit - ICE Wales Cymru Committee and G&S meeting, online

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This is an event with the ICE Wales Cymru Committee but open to all Graduates and Students in Wales.

Rachel Skinner, ICE President will speak informally to committee and open a discussion on her main theme – ‘Shaping Zero – what does it mean for you?’ She will then invite participation from all delegates.

Attendance is by invitation to ICE Wales Cymru members and G&S members in Wales.

Format: 

09:00 Moderator’s comments by ICE Wales Cymru Director, Keith Jones.

09:03 Welcome by ICE Wales Cymru Chair, Ken Evans.

09:10 President to speak and introduce discussion topic.

09:17 Questions from the committee and attendees and discussion about projects, initiatives and ideas that stand out for their genuine engagement with the carbon challenge.

10:00 Close by Ken Evans.

Microsoft Teams will be used with microphones and cameras enabled. Attendees should join promptly at 08:50am.

Speakers

Rachel Skinner BSc MSc(Eng) FREng CEng FICE CTPP FCIHT

President, Institution of Civil Engineers

Executive Director, WSP

Patron, Women in Transport

Rachel Skinner

Rachel Skinner is the 156th President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and is an Executive Director (Transport) at WSP. She is a Patron of Women in Transport (a not-for-profit) having been one of its founding board members since 2005. She is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a chartered engineer and a chartered transport planner.  Rachel chairs the Carbon stream of the Infrastructure Client Group (ICG) and was recently invited to join the external expert panel established to support the UK Department for Transport’s Acceleration Unit that is focused on a faster, better and greener recovery beyond COVID-19. She served two years as an Infrastructure Commissioner for Scotland from late 2018.

In 2016, Rachel was listed as one of The Telegraph’s inaugural UK Top 50 Influential Women in Engineering; in 2017 she was named the Most Distinguished Winner and Best Woman Civil Engineer at the Women in Civil Engineering Awards, and in 2019 she was confirmed by the Financial Times as one of the UK’s Top 100 Women in Engineering. Rachel has authored, scripted and hosted publications and films on topics including “Shaping Zero” about net zero carbon for infrastructure, “Making Better Places” on place-making and future mobility, and before that about digital technology and its potential for infrastructure, industry innovation and collaboration. She is regularly invited to give keynote conference presentations and to chair international and national industry events. Rachel is involved with strategic projects for clients across the public and private sectors, including leadership of a growing portfolio of future mobility projects in the UK and overseas.

Event venue

Online
Online
United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Felicity White

e: [email protected]

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