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CIBSE Board

Peter Y Wong BSc, LLB, LLM, FCIBSE, FHKIE, FIET, Chartered Engineer, R.P.E (Ell, Bss) - President
Mr Wong received his training from Scott Wilson & Kirkpatrick in the first Cross- Harbour tunnel project in Hong Kong. In 1995, Peter took the harbinger chair of the HKSAR Government’s first ever international conference on topics responding to the Kyoto Protocol.  Peter is now with the Professional Green Building Council. Peter’s first experience in accreditation of engineering degrees was when CIBSE held its inaugural exercise in HK.  He is now the Chair of the Accreditation Board, a position conferred by the Government to represent the interest of engineering graduates in the International Engineering Meeting of the Washington Accord. Peter was the Chair of CIBSE HK Branch and the founding Chair of Building Services Division of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers of which Peter was elected President in 2008.

Stephen Lisk FCIBSE FSLL - President Elect
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.

Paddy Conaghan CEng FCIBSE - Vice President
Paddy graduated as a building environmental engineer from Bath University in 1973 and has worked since in two firms of consulting engineers on projects in UK, and the Middle & Far East. He was a senior partner of Hoare Lea for nearly 20 years – a period of major organic growth and increasing peer recognition.  Always a practicing engineer, with significant projects for clients like BP, British Museum, BAA, Excel and Marks & Spencer, he also headed the Firm’s London Office and its R & D, virtual engineering & sustainability missions. He passed on ownership in the partnership in 2010 to trusted successors. He now follows wider interests in the built environment and construction industry agendas while remaining a consultant at Hoare Lea. Paddy is currently a Vice President of CIBSE, a member of CIBSE Services Board and former Chair of the CIBSE BIM Group. As a member of the Edge think tank, he is involved on two important cross-institutional collaborations in which CIBSE plays a central role. He is also a visiting fellow at LSBU and an advisor to other universities; an occasional conference speaker and industry commentator. 

Lynne Jack CEng FCIBSE FSOPHE - Vice 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.

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.

Stuart MacPherson CEng FCIBSE - Honorary Treasurer
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. 

John Field MA CEng FCIBSE MEI CMVP - Immediate Past President
John is founding director of energy management consultancy Native-Hue Ltd. John has been at the heart of UK energy management developments for 30 years having founded Target Energy Services in 1985. He joined Power Efficiency Ltd as a director in 2007 and built up a class-leading energy and carbon management team that moved with Power Efficiency to Balfour Beatty in 2011 with a wide portfolio of corporate and public sector clients. As Energy Services Director at TEAM (EAA Ltd) from 2012 to 2014 he developed the renewable heat business and supported major Energy Performance Contract projects for large scale energy improvements at hospital Trusts. He is chair of the Energy Performance Contract Group at the Energy Systems and Technology Association.

Ashley Bateson MSc, CEng, CEnv, FCIBSE, MEI - Elected Member
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.

Adrian Catchpole MBA B.Eng (Hons) CENG FCIBSE - Elected Member
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.

Susan Hone-Brookes, BEng(Hons), MSc, CEng, FCIBSE, LCC – Elected 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.

Kevin Mitchell CEng MCIBSE - Elected Member
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.