Policy AND Press

WE PROVIDE MECHANICAL ENGINEERING ADVICE AND GUIDANCE TO GOVERNMENT, THE MEDIA, INDUSTRY, ACADEMIA AND THE PUBLIC.

Policy and Press

Providing mechanical engineering advice and guidance to government, media, industry, academia and the public.

The IMechE policy team serves as an impartial point of reference for policymakers across industry and government. We inform key national and local decisions by harnessing the expertise of our members and employees for the betterment of society and to promote engineering as a means of addressing the significant challenges facing our planet. We will shape the public and engineering debate, with a specific focus on our key policy priorities:

  • Climate change and sustainability
  • The future of transport and mobility
  • Healthcare and infectious disease control
  • Education and skills

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Meet our Team

James Partington

James Partington
Director of Engineering Policy and Impact

Matt Rooney

Matt Rooney
Head of Policy

Lydia Amarquaye

Lydia Amarquaye
Professional Development and Education Policy Advisor

Laura Kent

Laura Kent
Public Affairs and Policy Advisor

Kahu Te Kani

Kahu Te Kani
Policy Advisor

Carly Nettleford

Carly Nettleford
Engineering Policy Officer

Jelena Gacesa

Jelena Gacesa
Education Outreach and Safeguarding Lead

Margaret-Anne Orgill

Margaret-Anne Orgill
Corporate Communications Manager

Lyndsey Boulton

Lyndsey Boulton
Marketing Communications and Brand Strategist

Siobhan Wren

Siobhan Wren
Media and Communications Executive

Get in touch

Contact our Press Office for enquiries about our policies and reports.