Our council

Our Council is chaired by the President and is made up of representatives from all membership groups, regions, divisions and specialist groups.

The Council guides and advises the Trustee Board on strategy, membership and other key issues. The Council's Terms of Reference [PDF] and the Council Role Profile set out the responsibilities of the Council. 

The Council meets twice a year with virtual meetings arranged as and when required. 

Council meeting dates 2018-19

1 November 2018
22 May 2019

The Council 2018-19

Role Name
Chair and President TONY ROCHE FREng
Past President CAROLYN GRIFFITHS FREng
Past President JON HILTON
Past President PROFESSOR RICHARD FOLKSON
Past President AIR COMMODORE MARK HUNT OBE

Ordinary members of Council

Fellows Members
PRADEEP AGRAWAL MICHAEL ALLEN
NICK BARNETT EUR ING XAVIER DEMEULENAERE
EUR ING JEAN BILLINGSLEY

SIMON EVANS

SIMON EDWARDS

MATT GARSIDE

PAUL ELLERTON

JOHN JOST

DANIEL FAYOLLE
SIDDARTHA KHASTGIR
RONALD HUNT

DOLORES O'REILLY

MARK JACKSON
STUART PATERSON
KENNETH JONES
SARAH RICE 
DR AMIR KESHMIRI

MARTIN ROBINSON

JOHN LOWE

RUTH SHILSTON 

EUR ING CHRIS LOWTHER
ANDREW WEBSTER 
IAN MASH
DR KERRY MASHFORD OBE

RICHARD SIBBICK
 
DAVID WILLIAMSON



Divisional Chairs

Division Name
Aerospace ANDREW BRADLEY
Automobile PAUL JONES
Biomedical Engineering Division SYLVAIN JAMAIS
Construction & Building Services FRANK MILLS
Manufacturing Industries PROFESSOR SAM TURNER
Power Industries GRANT SPENCE
Process Industries JAMES BRIDGE
Railway ANDY MELLORS

Group Chairs

Group Name
Energy, Environment & Sustainability RUPERT BLACKSTONE 
Fluid Machinery DR MARTIN YATES 
Management Group STEVE HOLLOWAY
Mechatronics, Informatics & Control IAN MORRIS
Powertrain Systems  & Fuels PROF HUA ZHAO FREng
Pressure Systems DR PAUL SMITH
Safety & Reliability PETE STEWART
Structural Technology & Materials PROFESSOR SIMON QUINN
Thermofluids DR CAROLA KOENIG
Tribology PROFESSOR ARDIAN MORINA

Regional Chairs

Region Name
Eastern PETER WOTHERSPOON
East Midlands ALLAN JONES 
Greater London SIMON PAISH
Merseyside & North Wales GARETH JONES
Midlands DREW TAGGART
North-Eastern BOWMAN BRADLEY 
North-Western PAUL SHECHTER
Northern Ireland PATRICK KELLY 
Republic of Ireland PADDY SHERIDAN
Scottish ALAN STEWART
South-Eastern CHRIS BROCKLEY-BLATT
South Wales DAVID HARWOOD  
Thameswey MARTIN NASH
Wessex TIMOTHY MARSHALL
Western IAN PARSONS
Yorkshire ALAN BRATTAN 

International Regional Chairs

International region Name
Americas STUART HAMILTON
Europe RAYMOND HODGKINSON
Middle East & Africa AMR ELBANHAWY 
North-East Asia LOUIS KA SING SZETO
Oceania LESLIE YEOW
South-East Asia MATHEW THOMAS
Southern Asia

SHEKHAR CHAKRAVARTY 


Young Members' Board

Role Name
Chair LYDIA AMARQUAYE
Chair Elect CHRISTIAN YOUNG
Vice-Chair BEN VALLELY 

Equality and Diversity Steering Group

Role Name
Chair TBC

Ask a question

If you would like to find out more about our Council, Young Members' Board and Equality & Diversity Steering Group, contact Joan Gibbins:

Ask a question

If you would like to find out more about our Council, Young Members' Board and Equality & Diversity Steering Group, contact Joan Gibbins: