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Routes to Fellowship with Sian Thomas

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08 June 2023
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Overview

Keith Jones, Director ICE Wales Cymru, Emma Antrobus, Regional Director ICE North West, and Sian Thomas, Director of Engineering and Asset Management Network Rail, will talk about the necessary attributes and qualifications for becoming a Fellow of ICE. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions at the end of the presentation.

Speakers

Keith Jones FICE

Keith Jones FICE

Institution of Civil Engineers, Wales Cymru

regional director

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Keith Jones FICE

Keith is a Chartered Civil Engineer, Chartered Environmentalist and Fellow of ICE. He has been in post since May 2008, prior to this he was Operational Manager Highways at the Vale of Glamorgan Council, responsible for all highway maintenance operations including management of the DSO contracting unit as well as Environmental Manager for the Council.

Keith was in Local Government from 1967 to 2008 holding a range of posts involving engineering, highways, infrastructure and drainage. Former Chairman of the County Surveyors Society Wales Engineering Committee and member of the UK Roads Board, advising Government on Highways issues.

He is a member of the Cross Party Groups on STEMM and Construction and Industrial Liaison Boards at Cardiff University and Swansea University.

Emma Antrobus

Emma Antrobus

Institution of Civil Engineers, North West

regional director

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Emma Antrobus

Emma has been the North West Director of ICE since July 2018, overseeing the activity and budgeting for more than 6,500 members in the region. ICE has more than 95,000 members across the world in all sectors of engineering including transport, housing, development, energy and water.

Having done a business with manufacturing degree, Emma has spent most of her career working with and supporting businesses in all sectors towards improvement and change, with a focus on the engagement with and understanding of policy focusing on infrastructure projects including rebuilding Manchester city centre following the 1996 bomb, Northern Hub and HS2.

Siân Thomas

Siân Thomas

Network Rail

director of engineering & asset management

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Siân Thomas

An infrastructure professional with a Doctorate in Business Administration, Siân takes pride in providing a unique and powerful combination of expertise and diversity of thought. A Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and Chartered Management Institute, Siân has spent over 20 years in infrastructure delivering in general business, project and operational roles.  With experience across UK regulated water utilities, international oil and gas, rail and construction mega projects, she brings a range of alternative perspectives to enabling success and driving change.    Her doctoral thesis explored collaboration between teams in a mega project, fuelling her passion to understand how to facilitate the best and most productive interactions between teams. 

As the daughter of a proud Welsh railwayman, inspired to become an engineer because of her father’s railway obsession, Siân joined the industry later than planned in October 2020.  As the Director of Engineering and Asset Management for the Southern Region at Network Rail, she is passionate about delivering for passengers, making the devolved operating model work as it should, addressing the sustainability challenge and responding to the modernisation necessity.  

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Jessica McQuade