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CIBSE Accreditation Panel

Purpose of Committee and frequency of meetings:

The Accreditation Panel is appointed by the Education Training & Membership Committee and shall report to it.
 
The Panel shall consist of a Chair, who will report to the Education, Training & Membership Committee, and up to ten other members, to include representation from both CEng and IEng registered members.

  • Specialists may be co-opted as determined by the Chair.
  • A quorum shall be no fewer than three members.
  • Members are appointed for one year and, normally, will serve for not longer than 5 consecutive years.
  • Appropriate training will be provided for all Panel members.
  • The Panel year runs from May until April, in line with the Institution’s committee year.

Terms of Reference:

1. To be responsible for advising ET&M on policy issues relating to the educational base for all EC registration grades of CIBSE membership.

2. To consider applications for the accreditation of, and where appropriate approve for recommendation to ET&M and the Engineering Council, qualifications for all grades of membership.

3. To consider applications for the accreditation of, and where appropriate approve for recommendation to ET&M and the Engineering Council, suitable further learning programmes for CEng and IEng.

4. To consider applications for the approval of Level 3 qualifications, and where appropriate approve for recommendation to ET&M and EC, for EngTech registration.

5. To strategically support the EC and CIBSE in continually improving the educational base for registration and membership.

6.  To respond to consultations on the provision of the educational base for all EC registration grades of CIBSE membership.

Committee Membership:

Chair:               Abigail Hathway - University of Sheffield
Interim Chair:   Ahmed Zobaa - Brunel University London

Other Members:                    
Mahroo Eftekhari - Loughborough University
Tony Sung - Energy Reduction Management Ltd
Simon Wright - Buro Happold
Paul Kirby - University of the West of England
Steven Hunt - Steven Hunt & Associates
Alan Newall - Leeds Beckett University
Abdullahi Ahmed - Coventry University
Alex Foley - Atkins 
Bobo Ng - South Tyneside Borough Council
John Barrett - Engineering Council

Department: Membership