The time has come for CIHT's next Annual Presidential Inauguration Ceremony!
Join us on 23 June at 17:00-18:00 from the comfort of your own home or office for our virtual ceremony where we will be celebrating and welcoming our new President, Deborah Sims FCIHT, into her new role.
This virtual webinar will be an all female panel of speakers taking place on International Women in Engineering Day.
The event is free for all to attend, members and non-members alike. We welcome and encourage everyone to join us for this proud and exciting time.
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The event will start at 17:00 with welcome and opening remarks from CIHT's Chief Executive Officer, Sue Percy FCIHT.
Deborah will discuss and answer audience questions on her theme of ‘route to professionalism’ and CIHT’s plans for the next 12 months. This will be a rare opportunity to hear from the new President.
She will also touch on issues including what it means to be a professional, how we can all make a difference, and the importance of leading by example.
For the first time, due to being a digital event, more people can attend the Inauguration Ceremony and meet our new President to find out what inspires her to make a difference. Deborah will also look at the importance of being professionally qualified and launch some new and exciting initiatives that all of our members and others can get involved in.
Deborah is a Chartered Engineer with over 25 years’ experience in Road Safety Engineering, Highway Design, Asset Management and Maintenance.
Deborah is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Civil Engineering Department of the University of Greenwich at Medway. Her teaching includes Project Management & Appraisal, Engineering Professional Skills, Construction Management & Technology, and Highway Engineering. She is also the Admissions Tutor, Placements Officer, and a member of the Department’s Industrial Advisory Board.
Sue Percy is the Chief Executive Officer of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation. CIHT is a charity, learned society and membership body with 14,000 members, who are mainly engineers and transport planners, operating in the UK and internationally. Sue’s interests include improving the way transport infrastructure - including roads - is planned, funded, designed, built, managed and operated to meet societal needs, environmental imperatives and supporting a strong economy. She has a deep interest in changing the image of the transport infrastructure industry and making it a more diverse and inclusive career for all.
Sue holds several voluntary Trustee and non-executive Director roles and is a member of the roads expert panel of the Office of Rail and Road. She has worked in the built environment sector for over 30 years in allied professions, Higher Education and in local government. Sue was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s birthday honours in June 2019 for services to transport.
If you have any questions or need any assistance regarding this event, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0)20 7336 1555. The team are available 09:00-17:00 Monday to Friday to help and assist you.