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CIBSE Board

Lynne JackLynne Jack CEng FCIBSE FSOPHE - President
Professor Lynne Jack is Director of Heriot-Watt University’s Royal Academy of Engineering Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design and is also Deputy Head of the School of Energy, Geosciences, Infrastructure and Society. She is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Buildings Services Engineers and a Fellow of the Society of Public Health Engineers. Lynne is also the UK representative on the Scientific Committee of the CIB (Conseil International du Batiment) W62 Working Group and has recently been appointed to the World Plumbing Council Education and Training Committee. Lynne is Chair of CIBSE’s Accreditation panel and is also a member of the CIBSE Education, Training and Membership Committee, the CIBSE Scotland Committee, and the Ken Dale Bursary Panel. She is also a co-founder of the Scottish region of SoPHE (Society of Public Health Engineers) Scotland.

Stuart MacPherson CEng FCIBSE - President-Elect
Stuart MacPherson is a Partner with Irons Foulner Consulting Engineers, and external Professor of Building Services Engineering at Heriot-Watt University.  He was elected to the CIBSE Board in 2009. Currently he
represents CIBSE's interests on various Scottish Government working groups related to the Scottish Building Regulations and the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. 

Kevin Mitchell CEng MCIBSE - Vice-President
Holding an Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering, a Masters in Energy Engineering, and an MBA, Kevin Mitchell is the Mott MacDonald Practice Leader for Building Services Engineering, leading the activities of the Practice throughout the UK and Europe.  Kevin started his career with Hoare Lea where, in addition to being involved with the design of building services systems in various sectors, he also spent four years in research and development working on the link between thermal comfort and wellbeing in the built environment and productivity, during which time he was heavily involved with the modelling and development of various displacement ventilation and chilled beam schemes.

Ashley Bateson MSc, CEng, CEnv, FCIBSE, MEI - Vice President
Since studying a BSc in Physics at Sussex University and then graduating with a Masters in Environmental Technology at Imperial College, Ashley has been excited about designing sustainable buildings that are energy efficient with low environmental impact. He has over 25 years’ experience, working on a range of projects, from commercial, airport, leisure, educational and residential buildings to major mixed-use master planning projects. Current engagements involve post occupancy evaluation, soft landings delivery and advising on wellness in design. Ashley is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Environmentalist. In his role as Head of Sustainability at Hoare Lea he provides strategic design input on a range of projects and participates in its innovation group, with an aim to better inform and prepare our business for technological and other changes.

Kevin Kelly CEng FlEl FCIBSE FSLL - Vice President
Kevin is Head of the School of Multidisciplinary Technologies in the College of Engineering and Built Environment in the Dublin Institute of Technology. He is a Past Preseident of the Society of Light and Lighting (2013/14) and Past Chairman of CIBSE Ireland (2005/6), Editor of the SDAR Journal, on the Editorial Board of Lighting Research & Technology (LR&T) and supervises PhD research in Lighting, Masters Research in Enegry Management and lectures in Electrical Services Engineering.  In his present position in DIT, he leads multidisciplinary interaction in the College of Engineering and Build Environment.  He was instrumental in developing and establishing Electrical Services Engineering programmes in DIT that were to become international leaders in innovative programmes recognising prior learning for craftpeople.  He was awarded a CIBSE silver medal in 2015 for his services to CIBSE Ireland.

Adrian Catchpole MBA B.Eng (Hons) CENG FCIBSE Honorary Treasurer
Adrian is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of CIBSE. He is a member of CIBSE Council, has conducted Membership Interviews since 1998 and assists CIBSE Certification with Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) audits. He served on the CIBSE East Anglia Regional Committee in various capacities including Secretary and Chairman from 1994 to 2004. Since 2009, Adrian has been Chairman of the CIBSE Professional Practices Committee which administers the Disciplinary Procedures of the Institution. He was also a member of the Governance Review Task Forces of 2005 and 2015.

Stephen Lisk FCIBSE FSLL - Immediate Past-President
Stephen has more than 25 years lighting industry experience both in New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, working with a number of high profile lighting manufacturers before founding his own lighting design and supply company, One Eighty Light in 2009.  Stephen joined the Board as an elected member in 2009. He was elected for a further term as a Trustee between 2011 and 2014. Stephen is Chair of the Building Performance Group, and was elected Vice President of the Institution in 2015.  He has served as Chair of the Society of Light and Lighting’s Marketing and Communications Committee, and is a Fellow and Past President of the Society of Light and Lighting.

Susan Hone-Brookes, BEng(Hons), MSc, CEng, FCIBSE, LCC – Board Member
Susan is currently the Sustainability Engineering Leader working at Laing O’Rourke.  She is a chartered engineer and a fellow member of the Institution.  She has worked for more than 30 years within the built environment from hands on design and installation project roles, through to project management of complex high value building services projects.  Recently Susan has been focusing on establishing robust business approaches to whole life carbon emissions together with post occupancy energy consumption patterns. Susan is qualified to master’s degree level in both Sustainability Building Energy Design and Building services.  She is a qualified BREEAM assessor, Accredited Professional (AP), Low Carbon Consultant (LCC), and a qualified ESOS auditor.

P L Yuen FCIBSE FIHEEM, FHKIE - Board Member
Pak Leung Yuen started as a Hong Kong Government’s building services engineering graduate in 1981, and from 1983 onward he was appointed an Assistant Engineer and Engineer by the Government with the Architectural Services Department and in the  Electrical & Mechanical Services Department covering design, construction, operation and maintenance of public hospitals in Hong Kong. In 1988 he worked in hospitals in both UK and Middle East sponsored by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Scholarship. Later he joined the then newly established Hong Kong Hospital Authority in 1993 as engineering executive looking after full range of public hospital engineering services up to present. He has an EMBA degree, and an Engineering Doctorate by hospital ventilation research.

He is a Fellow of CIBSE (serving as Hong Kong Branch Chair in 2014), a fellow of the Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate management (IHEEM) and a fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE). He was a Member of Council of the HKIE from 2009-2013, and elected as HKIE’s Vice President in 2017. 
 
Professionally he has been working on many public hospital construction projects in Hong Kong over the years, and involved in recent time the 2016 launched multibillion 10-year hospital construction development plan in Hong Kong. On voluntary works he advised on hospital engineering projects in China’s Sichuan Earthquake Reconstruction, and for Republic of Indonesia under the UN and WHO. He also is a member of the editorial panel of two hospital engineering journals in China.

Les Copeland FCIBSE - Board Member
Les has gained a holistic knowledge of the construction industry brought together through 25 years of experience in a wide variety of roles and sectors. Ranging from sub-contractor delivery to senior management positions within a number of the UK’s largest construction and infrastructure companies. Les currently holds an Executive Director role (Buildings) in an International Engineering business (Ramboll).
 
Through strong business skills, Les has significantly inputted to create many profitable business units showing steady growth. His commercial approach and head for good business will be a welcome addition to the CIBSE board, adding greater strength to the institute over the coming years.
 
Les is the President of the Society for Digital Engineers and Digital Steering Group Chair, providing the drive and clear analytical vision that has shaped and focussed the Group and a set a logical path for its future activity for CIBSE.

Fiona Cousins CEng, FCIBSE, PE, LEED Fellow - Board Member
Fiona Cousins joined Arup as a trainee. She was appointed to Principal in 2007, having worked in London, San Francisco, Berlin and New York. She is a member of the Americas and Arup Group Boards.

She is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of CIBSE. She is also a LEED Fellow, recognizing her experience in sustainable building design. Fiona gave the CIBSE Annual Lecture in 2016: ‘How Building Services Engineers can save Civilization’. She was also honoured to receive the American Institute of Architects NY Chapter Award of Merit and the ASHRAE New York Chapter Distinguished Practitioner Award, both in 2017. She was elected to the board of CIBSE in 2019.
 
Low energy and sustainable design have been key drivers for Fiona throughout her career across a wide range of building types. She is particularly proud of the US Embassy in London, the Emma and Georgina Bloomberg Center in New York, the Fulton Center station in New York and the Frick Chemistry building in New Jersey. Her primary professional interest is at the intersection of complex projects, excellent place making and sustainable development.

David Fitzpatrick - Board Member
David Fitzpatrick started his career within the industry in 1984 working for Radial and Axial Fans Ltd as a Sales Engineer whilst doing an HNC in Business and Marketing.

David joined Nuaire Ltd in 1990 and when he left 10 years later was Sales Director. Since then he has worked in similar roles within various companies including Dunham Bush, Ruskin Air Management and Colt International.  In 2009 David set up a small smoke ventilation business called Adesxi UK Ltd which is now celebrating its 10th year anniversary.

David was part of the CIBSE South Wales committee from 2008 to 2010 and since 2013 has been chair of CIBSE Patrons.

Outside of the industry, David was invited onto the Institute of Directors South Wales regional committee and was for many years senior coach for the Bristol mini and Junior rugby club.

Atif Rashid CEng MCIBSE - Co-Opted
Atif holds an MEng in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Strathclyde, and as an Associate Director of WSP in Scotland he leads the local MEP engineering consultancy team. Atif has served as Chair of the Inclusivity Panel since its inception in July 2016, overseeing strategy development and execution against its key aims. As CIBSE has expanded its commitment to diversity and inclusion, his role has similarly grown to include appointment to the Nominations Panel. Atif was co-opted to the Board in November 2018, and was re-appointed as a co-opted member for the current term in May 2019.