Welcome to the Europe Region


Would you like to have a say in how the future of the Institution is shaped internationally? The Institution has more than 30,000 members based outside the UK and this number is growing all the time.

In 2019 the positions of Chair and Young Member Representative for the Europe Region will be up for election.

We are asking for nominations for these roles until the 01 March 2019, if eligible, please consider this for yourself or someone that you know. 

This is an ideal opportunity to influence the Institution’s future international development. Download the 2019 Elections Nominee Pack where you will find an application form and more information about the criteria and duties for each role.

The closing date for nomination forms is 01 March 2019. Please contact Alex Boardman via email: a_boardman@imeche.org if you have any questions or would like further information. 

We look forward to your participation.

The Governance and Engagement team.

Europe Region 

Regional Chair- Raymond Hodgkinson


You can read details of Raymond's policy statements for his time in position here. 

Europe Region Election Statement

Please join the Institution in congratulating Raymond. 

Europe Young Member Representative

From June 2016 the YM representative will be Kathryn Bjärkvik MEng AMIMechE.

Kathryn is also the YM representative for Sweden in the new Scandinavian group. We wish her all the best in her new position.

Regional Young Member Representative - Kathryn Bjärkvik



If you are a young member in the Europe region and wish to be involved, do not hesitate to contact Kathryn on the "contact us" page.

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
    21 May 2019 18:30 to 20:00
    Engineers Ireland Headquarters - Dublin
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    01 June 2019 10:30 to 15:00
    T&O Italia Srl - Milano MI
    Annual Meeting Members of all grades in Italy are invited and encouraged to attend in person. We can also extend this event as a Web/Telephone conference if requested. Note about location: T&O is next to Stazione metro Lambrate (4 stops from Stazione Centrale), and very close to Stazione FS Lambrate. Car parking on the roads is possible (no charges in the area).
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    04 June 2019 18:30 to 22:00
    Delft University of Technology
    Research and supply vessel(RSV)‘Nuyina’ is Australia’s upcoming icebreaker and will replace the current icebreaker ‘Aurora Australis’ after roughly 30 years of loyal service. In this technical meetingan overview will be provided on the ASRV project itself, detailing some ofthe vessel’sfunctions and features that are required to operate in the harsh arctic conditions.
    Industry: Offshore engineering
  • Event Type: Conference
    14 June 2019 10:00 to 17:00
    Mc Dermott - Den Haag
    Traditional, big industry, is losing the battle when it comes to attracting the best young talent. The new generation of high-flyers say they want to work in a start-up. In the 2018 EIIL conference, one of the key findings was the need for industry to find an alternative way to engage with the new generation of recruits. This conference will explore the benifits to both the start-ups and the big corporations from better collaboration.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Competition event
    21 June 2019 13:00 to 16:00
    TU Dresden, Germany - Dresden
    Sign-up open to spectators and participants. Speak out for Engineering offers individual entrants the opportunity to present an engineering project and compete for a cash prize of up to £300. The competition is open to any Affiliate, Associate or Young Member of the Institution who has been professionally registered for ten years or less and is a great opportunity to get a bit of fun out of any project related to engineering Refreshments and snacks will be provided
    Industry: Cross-sector
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