Jane Entwistle Inaugurated as President of the IStructE
In January, Jane Entwistle, Technical Director at Thomasons’ Manchester office, was installed as the 101st President of the Institution of Structural Engineers.
Thomasons have supported Jane’s involvement with IStructE from when she first joined the company. During this period she had been active at local level with the Lancashire and Cheshire Regional Group and has served on numerous committees and panels at headquarters; these have included Professional Conduct, Ethics, Membership, Education, Board and Council. Over the coming year Jane will be out and about frequently representing the IStructE at numerous events and also engaging with Regional Groups around the world.
Each year the President gives an Inaugural Address; in her’s Jane spoke about “Knowledge, skills, history – a foundation for a climate-positive future”; in this she addressed the need to re-use buildings, in order to help reduce the carbon footprint of construction, and on the value of sharing knowledge. A recording of the address can be accessed on the IStructE website.