Section Officers

IEEE in the UK and Ireland is run by volunteers known as Section Officers who are charged by the IEEE with the responsibility of administering the Section’s affairs.  They ensure that the Section continues to meet the IEEE’s rules and ensures that it delivers a value proposition to its members; technical professionals and students who are looking to both foster working relationships and gain access to the latest technical research and knowledge.

Prof Izzet Kale
Prof Izzet KaleSection Chair
Prof Paul Cunningham
Prof Paul CunninghamSection Vice Chair
Dr Saumya Reni*
Dr Saumya Reni*Secretary
Mr Matthew Gream
Mr Matthew GreamTreasurer
Dr Mona Ghassemian
Dr Mona GhassemianPast Chair

* Subject to ExCom ratification

Office Functions

The UK and Ireland Section Officers are supported in their work by other volunteers who provide invaluable assistance across a wide range of functions.  These include identifying members who are deserving of awards in recognition for their service to the UK and Ireland Section, industry liaison and managing and maintaining this website.

Nick Wainwright
Nick WainwrightWeb Manager
Akin Delibasi*
Akin Delibasi*Assistant Secretary
Brian Harrington
Brian HarringtonProfessional Registration Chair
Lee Crudgington
Lee CrudgingtonChapter Co-ordinator
Nagham Saeed*
Nagham Saeed*Women in Engineering Chair
Ali Hessami
Ali HessamiSIGHT Chair
Nazila Fough
Nazila FoughYoung Professionals Chair
Brian Harrington
Brian HarringtonLife Members Chair
Wim Melis
Wim MelisMembership Officer
Sohaib Qamar Sheikh
Sohaib Qamar SheikhProfessional Activities Chair
Lee Crudgington
Lee CrudgingtonStudent Activities Chair
Prashant Pillai
Prashant PillaiBlockchain Group Chair
Rod Muttram
Rod MuttramIndustry Engagement
Jan Sykulski
Jan SykulskiAwards and Recognitions Chair
Mike Hinchey
Mike HincheyNominations and Appointments Officer
Ibrahim Kucukdemiral*
Ibrahim Kucukdemiral*Conference Co-ordination
Elhadj Benkhelifa
Elhadj BenkhelifaEducation Affairs Officer
Salma Alarefi
Salma AlarefiDiversity, Equity and Inclusion Co-Chair
Vishal Sharma
Vishal SharmaDiversity, Equity and Inclusion Co-Chair
VacancySection Historian

* Subject to ExCom ratification