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
Eduardo Audiche
Eduardo AudicheSecretary
Matthew Gream
Matthew GreamTreasurer
Dr Mona Ghassemian
Dr Mona GhassemianPast Chair

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
Saumya Reni
Saumya ReniAssistant Secretary & e-Notice Co-ordinator
Brian Harrington
Brian HarringtonProfessional Registration Chair
Lee Crudgington
Lee CrudgingtonChapter Co-ordinator
Annabel Latham
Annabel LathamWomen in Engineering Chair
Women in Engineering
Ali Hessami
Ali HessamiSIGHT Chair
Nazila Fough
Nazila FoughYoung Professionals Chair
Young Professionals
Brian Harrington
Brian HarringtonLife Members Chair
Life Members
Wim Melis
Wim MelisMembership Officer
Membership Development
Sohaib Qamar Sheikh
Sohaib Qamar SheikhProfessional Activities Chair
Professional Activities
Lee Crudgington
Lee CrudgingtonStudent Activities Chair
Student Activities
Prashant Pillai
Prashant PillaiBlockchain Group Chair
Rod Muttram
Rod MuttramIndustry Engagement
Industry Engagement
Jan Sykulski
Jan SykulskiAwards and Recognitions Chair
Awards and Recognitions
Mike Hinchey
Mike HincheyNominations and Appointments Officer
Roy Ediss
Roy EdissConference 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