Meet Our Champions

From previous initiatives within group it was agreed that large events, tasks, initiatives, etc could be best managed by forming ‘subgroups’ primarily made up from group council members and others with special interest and/or skills/knowledge.

A ‘Champion’ to lead each subgroup would be agreed who would lead and co-ordinate the actions of the sub-group and its supporters/volunteers.

The following sub-groups and ‘champions’ were agreed


Role – Website (including some Marketing, Branding, Logo, and other Social media)

Champion – Andy Stevenson, IMechE

2020 Great Exhibition of the Tees Valley (GETV)

Role – Great Exhibition event organisation. Great Exhibition of the Tees Valley (GETV) flyer attached which forms the basis of the event.

Champion – Paul Ingram, The RSA

2025 events

Role – how groups can help with City of Culture / Stockton to Darlington

Champion – Paula McMahon, ICE (temporary)

Current funding landscape

Role – Task is to find possible funders (‘without stepping on toes’).

Champion – Neville Winter, IET


Constitution Agreed

The Engineering Together Committee in the Tees Valley is pleased to announce that it has agreed an official Constitution for our Council.

This outlines obligations for voting, key roles, length of terms and other formalities, allowing us to move forward with ONE VOICE.


It is acknowledged that Professional Engineering Institutions (PEIs) are the core of the group, however others who share our aims are welcome.

We agreed that as a group we stand by our previous objectives and strategy and when decisions are made we stand as ONE VOICE.

We agreed the following represents our culture:

Outcomes not ownership

Nurturing networks

Enabling efficiency

Value one vision

Operating openness

Influencing with integrity

Collaboration with compromise

Emphasis on equality