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Europe Region Election- Announcement

Elections for the positions of Chair and Young Member Representative for the Institution’s Europe Region are taking place in 2016. The nomination period has now closed and voting for the positions of Europe Region Chair will take place throughout April. There were no nominations for the role of Europe Region Young Member Representative, so for this role no vote will be required.

We are pleased to announce that there are two candidates for the position of Europe Region Chair, details as follows:

  • Raymond Hodgkinson CEng FIMechE
  • Philip John Peel CEng FIMechE

Please take a few moments to examine the below papers to see details of the candidates for the post of Region Chair for the Europe Region.


Voting for the candidates for the Region Chair opens on 1 April 2016 and will close on 1 May 2016. All members eligible to vote have been sent an email (or letter, where no email address has been provided) regarding the position up for election this year.

Voting Process

Within the email there is a unique link which you can click on to cast your vote. Please refer back to this email to vote in this election.

Any attempt to vote more than once will be detected. There is a system of preferential voting in place so you must enter your order of preference 1, 2, 3 etc. you must indicate your preference with numbers, rather than ticking or crossing the boxes, otherwise your voting paper will be invalidated.

If you decide to print out the election documents and vote by post instead, you must ensure that postal votes are received c/o APT Stratum House, Stafford Park, 10, Telford, TF3 3AB United Kingdom by 1 May 2016.

Voting online and by post will close at 12pm BST on 1 May 2016.

If you have any questions about the process, please contact the Institution’s International Team.

We look forward to your participation in this year’s Region elections. 

We represent over 5000 Institution members across Europe, providing support and putting you in touch with what you need from the Institution.

We also work with other engineering institutions to raise the profile of engineering in this region – have a look at our events page for more details.

If you do not see your location listed and would like to arrange future events locally or to get involved as a volunteer, please contact the regional chair


 International Regions 
 UK Regions / Areas / Young Member Panels
 Branches / Groups / Joint Groups / Provisional Groups / Panels / Student Chapters
 Industry Centres (Railway, Automobile, Aerospace, Power & Process)
 Country Representatives
Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    27 May 2016 18:00 to 20:00
    BeefPlace Madrid - Madrid
    This event is the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the IMechE Iberia Group. The AGM will take place at the event room of the first floor of the BeefPlace in Madrid, having a later networking dring in the bar after the meeting. Means will also be arranged to facilitate the remote attendance of members and collaborators. The key targets of the meeting are (refer to agenda inside event web page): - Review of activities 2015-2016 & 2016-2017 overview - Election of the new Committee for 2016-2017
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    03 June 2016 13:45 to 18:30
    GoldenPass - Chernex
    The IMechE Switzerland AGM will take place at the offices of GoldenPass
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Competition event
    01 December 2016 00:00 to 13 December 2016 00:00
    The Kilimanjaro Challenge is a project led by the Institution’s Iberia Group volunteers to design and build a human-powered wheelchair that will help a disabled athlete to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania - almost 6,000 meters above sea level.
    Industry: Automotive
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