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CIBSE NE Committee

Gerard Hosford Regional Chair

The current Chairman of the CIBSE North East Region Gerard Hosford currently works as a Principal Mechanical Engineer with Patrick Parsons Consulting Engineers in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Gerard holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree BEng (Hons) from Northumbria University along with a Master of Science (MSc) in Renewable Energy and Architecture from the University of Nottingham.
Gerard has been involved with CIBSE in the region for the last five years. Gerard established the Young Engineers Network (YEN) in 2009 and has previously been the YEN Chairman of the North East Region. Gerard was nominated as Vice – Chairman of the main CIBSE committee in 2013 and has been Chair of the region as of April 2014.

Philip Oliver Vice Chair

Philip Oliver is the current CIBSE North East Region Vice Chairman and is a founding Director with kyoob in North Tyneside.
Philip holds a BEng (Hons) in Building Services Engineering from Northumbria University and a Master of Science (MSc) in Environmental Services Engineering from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.
Philip joined the regional committee in 2013 and was nominated as Vice Chairman in 2014.

Grahame Kelly Honorary Secretary

Grahame has served on the CIBSE committee since 2009 and has been Honorary Secretary since 2011.
He is a director with National Design Consultancy (NDC), a national building services consultancy, and has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry. Most of his career he has been in a consultancy environment but he has also enjoyed periods of employment as a contractor and as a client representative.
He qualified from Newcastle Polytechnic, now the University of Northumbria, in 1989.

Other committee members:

Neil Duffy - Treasurer

Anne Raine - Almoner

Paul Jackson - Committee Member

Paul Lee - Committee Member