Malcolm Brinded to chair EngineeringUK

Issue date: 19 July

EngineeringUK today announced the appointment of Malcolm Brinded as its new Chair. Malcolm, who takes over from Paul Golby on 1 October 2016 said, “There’s no doubt that EngineeringUK’s mission of inspiring the next generation of engineers is ever more vital for the future of the country. Under the chairmanship of Paul Golby over the past six years, the organisation’s reach and impact has grown and I am very much looking forward to working with the EngineeringUK team and wider community to build on that further.”

Commenting on Malcolm’s appointment, Chief Executive Paul Jackson said “The wealth of experience gained throughout his long career at Shell, together with his passion for inspiring the next generation of engineers means that Malcom’s appointment stands us in good stead to achieve our aim of engaging a million children a year in engineering activity.”


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Notes to editors:  

EngineeringUK - is an independent organisation that promotes the vital contribution of engineers, engineering and technology in our society. EngineeringUK partners business and industry, government and the wider science and engineering community: producing evidence on the state of engineering, sharing knowledge within engineering and inspiring young people to choose a career in engineering through programmes Tomorrow’s Engineers and The Big Bang.