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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.

Download Kevin Mitchell's Presidential Address 'Inspiring the Next Generation' (PDF)


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

"Leading Inclusive Change"

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


Presidential Address Archive

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.