Our Young Members Board

Our Young Members Board (YMB) representatives are responsible for bringing the views of our Young Members from their specific area to the forefront of discussion.

Our YM representatives share best practice with each other across regions, industry divisions, specialist groups, consultative committees and overseas members. This fusion of views within the YMB forms a cohesive vision that represents all YMs at our main Trustee Board meetings. The YMB is an ideal support network for YMs because it covers a vast variety of areas.

Find out more about being a YMB representative.

This is a list of all positions in the YMB and the current representatives in post. Please make a note of your rep and work with them to strengthen the voice of our Young Members.

Young Members Board 2021-22

YMB Executive Team

Role Name
Chair Ben Mills-Wallace
Immediate Past Chair Ben Vallely
Chair-Elect Costas Yiangou
Vice-Chair Nicky Valentine
Vice-Chair TBC
Trustee Board Representative Michael Hirst

UK Regions and Branch representatives

Region Name
Eastern Tony Frater
East Midlands Rafsan Chowdhury
Greater London Alexios Koltsidopoulos Papatzimos
Merseyside & North Wales Joseph Latham
Midlands Leesha Muman
North-East Madeline Combrinck
North-West TBC
Northern Ireland TBC
Republic of Ireland TBC
Scotland Craig Hodge
South-East Ben Carter
South Wales Sajal Gurung
Thameswey Jose Hunter
Wessex Simon Porter
Western Oliver Theobald
Yorkshire Asa Green

Industries and Specialisms

Industry Name
Aerospace Stephen McLaughlin
Automobile Charanya Venkatesan-Crome
Construction & Building Services Maira Bana
Energy Environment and Sustainability TBC
Fluid Machinery Nilla Karlsen-Davies
Manufacturing Jason Yearsley
Biomedical Engineering Samuel Vennin
Mechatronics, Informatics & Controls Nicky Valentine
Power Industries Hassan Joudi
Powertrain Systems & Fuels Group Ben Moxey
Pressure Systems TBC
Process Industries Murat Islam
Railway May-Ann Lew
Safety & Reliability Jon Wiggins
Structural Technology & Materials TBC
Thermofluids Jacob Fisher
Tribology TBC

Consultative Committees

Committee Name
 International Young Members Committee  Chua Long
Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Ladi Ariyo
Professional Development Standards Committee TBC / Ying wan Loh
Qualifications and Membership Board Ben Moxey
Regional Strategy Board Gareth MacMillan
Technical Strategy Board Emil Tschepp
Trustee Board Awards Committee Jake Brown
 Education Skills Strategy Board Christian Young
 Heritage Committee Samuel Smith


Martina Cheadle 
Supun Fernando
Roshni Wijesekera
Joshua Thomson

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If you feel you're a suitable candidate for the Young Members Board, contact us.

The Young Members Board is currently recruiting for various positions.

For further information please visit our recruitment page.