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New ICE vice presidents elected

Senior figures at Halcrow and Merseytravel at were elected as new ICE vice presidents by Council members last week.

Halcrow group technology and innovation director Tim Broyd and Merseytravel director of integrated transport Alan Stilwell will begin their term of office in November, alongside Richard Coackley who has already been elected as President for the 2011/2012 session.

Broyd is a fellow of both ICE and Royal Academy of Engineering. He has a long career using applied research to solve engineering problems and deliver business advantage both in the UK and overseas, with past roles including chief executive of Ciria and over 20 years working in various roles within Atkins.

ICE policy panel founder

He is also the founding chair of the ICE policy panel, which is responsible for over-seeing the rolling programme of policy work done by the institution.

“Current issues of global economics and climate change provide great challenges but also great opportunities to civil engineers.

“I am privileged to have been elected a vice president and will do my best in my new and exciting role to repay the trust placed in me,” he said.

Boyd is a visiting professor at the Universities of Dundee and Reading.

ICE north west activist

Merseytravel’s Alan Stilwell has also long been active within ICE, serving in the north west and nationally.

He sits on the ICE’s transport panel, and is a past chair of the panel. In this capacity he has worked on a number of projects including leading on State of the Nation: Defending Critical Infrastructure in 2009.

He said he was “delighted and honoured” to have been elected as a vice president of the ICE.

“I look forward to continuing to serve the Institution in this important role,” he said.

Stilwell’s career spans more than 38 years experience in public sector transport functions, including transportation planning, highway/traffic engineering, and passenger transport functions.

Prior to his current role he was Cheshire’s county engineer.

The Council also agreed that David Balmforth should transfer to becoming a succeeding vice president joining Barry Clarke and Geoff French in the presidential succession, subject to their annual re-election.


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