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Presidential Addresses

Kevin Mitchell CEng FCIBSE - CIBSE President 2022/23

"Inspire the Next Generation"

"If we can inspire people to join us – people from a range of backgrounds who reflect the communities we serve – if we can do that, our ability to problem solve and innovate will increase exponentially". Kevin Mitchell, CIBSE President on inspiring the next generation of engineers.

Presidential Address Archive

CIBSE President 2021/22 - Kevin Kelly, CEng FCIBSE FSLL

Download Kevin Kelly's Presidential Address 'Leading Inclusive Change' (PDF)

CIBSE President 2020/21 - Stuart MacPherson CEng FCIBSE

Download Stuart MacPherson's Presidential Address 'An opportunity for change - let's not return to bisuness as usual' (PDF)


CIBSE President 2019/20 - Lynne Jack CEng FCIBSE FSoPHE

Download Lynne Jack's Presidential Address '‘Uncertainty, Adaptability, Agility’

CIBSE President 2018/19 - Stephen Lisk FCIBSE FSLL

Download Stephen Lisk's full Presidential Address: 'Adapt to Change'

CIBSE President 2017/18 - Peter Wong BSc, LLB, LLM, FCIBSE, FHKIE, FIET, Chartered Engineer, R.P.E (Ell, Bss)

Download Peter Wong's Presidential Address (5MB PDF) 

Video Highlights

Full Presidential Address

2016 Presidential Address - John Field MA CEng FCIBSE MEI CMVP

2015 Presidential Address - Nick Mead CEng FCIBSE. Listen to an audio recording (with slides) below. You can also download the transcript.