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CIBSE President 2019/20


Lynne Jack

Lynne Jack became CIBSE President on 7 May 2019 and gave her inaugural address at the Royal Society in London.  

Watch Lynne Jack's Full Presidential Address

About Lynne Jack

Professor Lynne Jack is Director of Research at Heriot-Watt University’s Malaysia campus. Before moving to Malaysia in 2017, Lynne worked for 24 years at Heriot Watt’s Edinburgh campus and was a key member of staff supporting the delivery of Building Services Engineering and Architectural Engineering programmes.

Her research focuses on modelling the flow characteristics in vertical drainage stacks and in building roof drainage systems; as well as on predicting simultaneous design flow for water distribution networks in buildings. In 2015, Lynne was nominated to the role of Chair of the Scientific Committee of the CIB W62 Working Group; an international research organisation addressing Water Supply and Drainage for Buildings.

Lynne has served on the CIBSE Scotland committee, was Chair of CIBSE’s Accreditation Panel from 2014 to 2017 and is currently vice-Chair of CIBSE’s Education, Training and Membership Committee. From 2011 to 2017, she also served on the Ken Dale Bursary Panel. She is the co-founder of both the Scottish region of SoPHE (Society of Public Health Engineers) and the CIBSE Inclusivity Panel.