INCOSE UK Organisational Positions

Main Council

PositionHolderEmailT.O.R.
President Ivan Mactaggart president@incoseonline.org.uk View
President Elect Kirsty Akroyd-Wallis president-elect@incoseonline.org.uk View
Immediate Past President Richard Beasley past-president@incoseonline.org.uk  
Finance Director Mr Philip Savvides finance-director@incoseonline.org.uk View
Technical Director Jon Holt technical-director@incoseonline.org.uk View
Communications Director Hazel Woodcock communications-director@incoseonline.org.uk View
Professional Development Director Ian Presland pd-director@incoseonline.org.uk View
Events Director Ian Gibson events-director@incoseonline.org.uk View
Academic Director Duncan Kemp academic-director@incoseonline.org.uk View
UK Advisory Board Chair David Venn ukab-chair@incoseonline.org.uk View
UK Advisory Board Deputy Chair   deputy-ukabchair@incoseonline.org.uk  
Company Secretary Emma Jane Taylor emmajane@incoseonline.org.uk View
Administrator Emma Jane Taylor emmajane@incoseonline.org.uk View

Communications Team

PositionCommunications Team Members
Communications Director Hazel Woodcock
Communications Director Deputy & Preview Editor Phil Robinson
Professional Liaison Doug Cowper
IT Matt James
Administrator Emma Jane Taylor

Technical Team

PositionTechnical Team Members
Technical Director Jon Holt
Z-Guide Series Editor Hazel Woodcock

Events Team

PositionEvents Team Members
Events Director Ian Gibson
Technical Director Jon Holt
Finance Director Philip Savvides
Administrator Emma Jane Taylor

Academic Team

PositionAcademic Team Members
Academic Director Duncan Kemp
Theme Lead: Systems Engineering Research Rupert England (Cranfield)
Theme Lead: Linking Academia and Industry Jim Henderson (Selex)
Theme Lead: Student Members Neil Carhart (Bristol University)
Theme Lead: Schools Giles Dalton

 

President

  • UK Organisation Leader
  • INCOSE UK Legal Director
  • Development of INCOSE UK
    • Appointment of Officers and Directors
    • Operational Policy Signoff
  • Primary point of contact for other Professional Organisations, e.g.
    • The Engineering Council
    • IET
    • APM
  • Board Liaison / point of contact for:
    • INCOSE International
    • EMEA Sector
    • Chapters
  • Chair INCOSE UK Council Meeting
  • Co-Chair Annual Joint INCOSE UK Council and UKAB Meeting
  • IW Attendance
  • IS Attendance
  • Seek advice from the UKAB

 

President Elect

  • INCOSE UK Strategy Development & Maintenance
  • INCOSE UK Legal Director
  • Liaison with Previous Leadership
  • Council Meetings & Agenda
  • UK Council UKAB Representative
  • Support to President re
    • INCOSE International
    • EMEA Sector
    • Chapter
    • Local Groups
  • INCOSE UK Council Meeting Attendance
  • Attendance at Annual Joint INCOSE UK Council and UKAB Meeting
  • IW Attendance
  • IS Attendance
  • Seek advice from the UKAB

 

Technical Director

  • Technical Team Management
  • Event Technical Content Definition & Development
  • INCOSE UK Products
    • Z Guides
    • Competency Framework
  • INCOSE UK Working Groups
    • Architectures
    • In Service Support
    • Capability
    • Rail Interest
    • Special Interest Groups
  • International Working Group Liaison
  • INCOSE UK Council Meeting Attendance
  • Attendance at Annual Joint INCOSE UK Council and UKAB Meeting
  • Member of Events Management Team
  • Seek advice from the UKAB

 

Finance Director

  • INCOSE UK Legal Director
  • INCOSE UK Financial Oversight
    • Budget Development
    • Budget Signoff responsibility
  • Management of external financial support
    • Interface with Ops manager re Member records
    • Interface with INCOSE UK Book-keeping
  • Support to liaison with other Professional Societies
  • Support to liaison with INCOSE structures
  • INCOSE UK Council Meeting Attendance
  • Attendance at Annual Joint INCOSE UK Council and UKAB Meeting
  • Member of Events Management Team
  • Seek advice from the UKAB

 

Professional Development Director

  • PoC re Systems Engineering Professionalism Initiatives
    • INCOSE SEP Programmes
    • INCOSE UK Chartered aspirations
    • INCOSE CPD Development
  • Education Liaison & Outreach
    • University (Students and Research)
    • Schools & Colleges
  • Support PoC re INCOSE UK External Relationships
    • International – EMEA Sector - Chapter – Local Groups
    • IET – IMC – RAeSoc - ECUK
  • INCOSE UK Council Meeting Attendance
  • Attendance at Annual Joint INCOSE UK Council and UKAB meetings
  • IW Attendance
  • IS Attendance
  • Seek advice from the UKAB

 

Events Director

  • INCOSE UK Legal Director
  • Event Team Management
  • Event Portfolio Management
    • Spring
    • Autumn
    • 1 Day Events
    • Joint Events with other Societies
  • EMEA Sector Event Liaison
  • International Event Liaison
  • INCOSE UK Council Meeting Attendance
  • Attendance at Annual Joint INCOSE UK Council and UKAB Meeting
  • IW Attendance as required
  • IS attendance as required
  • Seek advice from the UKAB

 

Academic & Education Director

This is a Council appointed position and requires the person to have good academic credibility and standing in order to provide the right level of influence within the community.

The Academic & Education Director shall be responsible for:

  • Development of a UK academic forum for Systems Engineering
  • Development of a cohesive UK Systems Engineering research agenda
  • Promotion of SE within UK universities
  • Establish an INCOSE UK student community and promote student membership (the future generation of SEs)
  • Promoting SE Education, Training and Research with UK Government, Industry and Academia
  • Influencing funding organisations and other key stakeholders to establish appropriate peer review for systems engineering research
  • Represent the UK SE academic community and INCOSE UK internationally (EMEA Sector and INCOSE central academic forum).
  • Seek advice from the UKAB

 

Communications Director

  • Communication Team Management
  • Publication Responsibilities
    • ePreview
    • Preview
    • Insight Articles
    • Journal Articles
    • Web site / page maintenance
    • Connect usage and training
    • INCOSE UK Image & 'Branding'
  • Primary Liaison with INCOSE Central
  • Member of Events Management Team
  • INCOSE UK Council Meeting Attendance
  • Attendance at Annual Joint INCOSE UK Council and UKAB Meeting
  • Seek advice from the UKAB

 

UKAB Chair

  • Communicating advice to the INCOSE UK Chapter President and Council
    • In response to UKAB member concerns
    • In response to specific UK Council asked questions / concerns
  • Co-ordinating UKAB input to all INCOSE UK Council Director Teams
  • Contribution to INCOSE UK Council Working Groups & Co-ordinating UKAB Working Group activity with the Technical Director
  • INCOSE UK Council Meeting Attendance
  • Co-Chair Annual Joint INCOSE UK Council and UKAB Meeting

 

Company Secretary

  • INCOSE UK Legal Oversight
    • Annual reports to Companies House
  • INCOSE UK Operational Governance
    • Policy Development
    • Policy Maintenance
  • Support to liaison with other Professional Societies
  • Support to liaison with INCOSE structures
  • INCOSE UK Council Meeting Attendance
  • Attendance at Joint INCOSE UK Council and UKAB meetings

 

Administrative Support

  • Direct support to INCOSE UK Council, Directors and Teams
    • Finance Director
      • INCOSE UK Member renewals
    • Company Secretary
    • Events Director
      • Event Location and Management
    • Technical Director
    • Communications Director
      • INCOSE UK Database Management
    • Organisational Development
    • INCOSE UK Working Groups
    • INCOSE UK Operations
      • INCOSE UK Council Meeting Attendance
      • INCOSE UKAB Meeting Attendance
      • Liaison Meetings
      • Local Group Support