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New IHE President takes office

  • Wednesday August 5, 2020

The official handover of the Presidency of the Institute of Highway Engineers took part during the Institute’s Annual General Meeting which was held as a virtual meeting on Wednesday 29th July 2020. The outgoing President Jonathan Pearson handed over the chains of office to Stephen Webb who will serve as the Institute’s President until June 2022.

Stephen who is an Associate with WSP based in Taunton said, “It is a privilege to become President of the Institute despite taking the reins in the slightly strange world of a virtual meeting”.

Stephen is an Incorporated Engineer who gained his IEng in 2007 when he also joined the South Western Branch of the Institute, where he has served the branch as Treasurer for the last 13 years.

He added, “It is a privilege to take over from Jonathan and I hope I can help steer the Institute through the exceptionally difficult times we are currently facing”.

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