IMC Worldwide MD Gavin English announced as 2016 Chair of Association for Consultancy and Engineering

Friday 29 January 2016

The Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) is the UK’s leading business association representing the interests of professional consultancies and engineering companies operating in the social and economic infrastructure sector. Earlier this week, it announced that IMC Worldwide Managing Director Gavin English has been appointed as Chair of its Board of Directors. 

Gavin succeeds John Turzynski from Arup who is standing down after serving one year as Chair.

Speaking about the appointment, Dr Nelson Ogunshakin OBE Chief Executive of ACE said:

“I am proud to welcome such an experienced industry professional as Gavin English to chair the ACE Board.  Gavin brings extensive expertise in the engineering industry both domestically and globally, strong executive management and has also served as ACE’s Vice Chair.

He has made an enormous contribution to ACE for many years and his insight and leadership are incredibly valuable to our organisation, membership and employees.

Gavin and I have gotten to know one another very well over the past few years and on behalf of the entire board members, we welcome his election and are confident he will make an extraordinary addition to an already strong team.”

Speaking about his appointment, Gavin English said:

“I am honoured and excited to be elected Chair of the ACE. Throughout my time on the Board, I have admired the strength of ACE’s voice in supporting and promoting the case for investment in economic and social infrastructure across the UK.

I strongly endorse the common values shared throughout the organisation and its consistent focus on giving leadership on key issues to its membership.

I look forward to continuing to deliver on ACE’s strategy to engage with and support a wide range of networks and groups to give our members an ideal route to meet with client investors, policy makers and public bodies locally, regionally and at national level and keep our professional sector at the top of their agendas.”

ACE press release announcing new Board members for 2016

Infrastructure Intelligence magazine interview with Gavin English following appointment as ACE Chair for 2016

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