24 May 202218:30 - 20:00
Room G34, Engineering Building, University of Birmingham, B15 2TT
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Paola Casagrande MIStructE, Director, Ramboll
Paola is a Chartered Structural Engineer with over 20 years’ experience. Her project background includes new as well as retrofit and extension of existing industrial facilities as well as higher education facilities, interdisciplinary coordination, value engineering and constructability reviews.
She is the Chair of Ramboll’s UK Buildings Health and Safety Network and the Sponsor of Ramboll’s Birmingham Social Value team. She is a STEM Ambassador and the 2022-2023 Chair of the IStructE Midland Counties Regional Group. Paola is passionate about the development of the future generation of engineers and often engages with local schools and universities on outreach activities.
Darren Byrne, IStructE Deputy Chief Executive
Darren joined the Institution in November 1999, following almost five years with the Institution of Civil Engineers.
During his extensive involvement with professional engineering institutions Darren has gained experience in all aspects of the professional membership qualifying process, from academic qualifications through to initial professional development (IPD) and finally the professional review.
He was appointed Director of Membership and Education in February 2008, and Deputy Chief Executive in January 2017.
During this time Darren has overseen the operation of the Membership and Education Directorate, from careers and accreditation activities to the Professional Review and CPD.
Darren has supported the Chief Executive in the development of membership and education policies and specifically the introduction of new, more accessible and inclusive, routes to membership.
Darren, with his team, continues to develop resources and initiatives to better support members, throughout the world, in developing competence.
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