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Chartered Institution of Water and
Environmental Management (CIWEM)

106-109 Saffron Hill, London, EC1N 8QS  
Tel: 020 7831 3110   Fax: 020 7405 4967

Committee News

Check in now and again to find out what the Committee is up to and let us have your feedback on any issues that are important to you.

You can also follow us on Twitter @CIWEM_CSB.

If you are interested in becoming a Committee member please contact our Branch Secretary to find out more.

To find out how your Committee operates please click here to see what's involved. 


2014/15 Branch Committee and Annual General Meetings (AGMs)

Friday 1st August 2014: Committee meeting 3pm,  teleconference.

Thursday 21st August 2014: Committee meeting  6pm, Chieveley.

Thursday 23 April 2015: Annual General Meeting Location to be confirmed.


Past Committee meetings and AGMs

24/04/2014 - Annual General Meeting. See meeting minutes here
25/04/2013 - Annual General Meeting.


  • Committee Members

    • Mike Robinson - Chairman

      Environment Agency
      Threshelfords Business Park
      Inworth Road, Feering
      Kelvedon, Colchester, CO5 9SE

      Mike has been a member of CIWEM for a number of years and having previously held the role of Treasurer, he is now our Branch Chairman. He has worked in Flood and Coastal Risk Management for over ten years working with both the Environment Agency and Local Authorities.

      Tel: 07795366829

    • Ian Norriss - Senior Vice Chairman

      Environment Agency
      Osney Yard
      Bridge Street
      OX2 0AZ


      Tel: 01491 828309

    • James Berryman - Junior Vice Chairman

      Structa LLP
      High Trees,
      Hillfield Road,
      Hemel Hempstead,
      HP2 4AA.

      James became a CIWEM member in 2008 and joined the Central Southern Branch committee in 2011. His main areas of work have revolved around surface water management, notably design and modeling. Research projects have included a methodology for calculating the hydraulic runoff from green roofs and 2D pluvial flood modeling for 2007 floods which was referenced in the ministerial Pitt Review.

      Tel: 01442 793132

    • Paul Hillman - Branch Rep on Committee

      Carlton House
      Ringwood Road
      SO40 7HT

      Paul is Environment Director, Ramboll UK, part of the international Danish consultancy.  Based in Southampton, Paul has managed commissions in all parts of the UK and several overseas, memorably in the Middle East and the Falklands.  Some of the most enjoyable commissions have been associated with major infrastructure or development projects where delivering a robust but balanced environmental assessment has been both challenging and rewarding. 

      He places great store on the independent opinion and public benefit that the work of charities like CIWEM provide to the community and in 2012/13 Paul was the President of the Institution following his Induction at Founders' Hall on 1st October 2012.  

      Tel: 023 8081 7535

    • Katharine Dolman - Honorary Branch Secretary

      Environment Agency
      Red Kite House
      Howbery Park
      Oxon, OX10 8BD


      Tel: 01491 828574

    • Andy Tagg - Honorary Branch Treasurer

      HR Wallingford
      Howbery Park
      OX10 8BA

      Andy Tagg has been a member of CIWEM since 1987, and has been an active member of the Branch Committee since 2002, holding the office of both Treasurer and Chairman. He is currently the Manager of the Floods Group at HR Wallingford, with interests in the flood resilience of buildings and emergency management during floods.


      Tel: 01491 822332

    • Sara Heron - Past Chair

      Environment Agency
      Hertfordshire and North London

      Sara has been a member of CIWEM for a number of years, having joined the branch committee about six years ago as the new members' rep. Sara recently worked as a National Programme Manager for the Environment Agency's National Learning and Flood Recovery team managing it's flood and coastal risk programme of work. She now works within Hertfordshire and North London as a Flood and Coastal Risk Management Programme Manager for the Environment Agency.

      Tel: 07833 437 585

    • Darren Lumbrosco - Corporate Member

      HR Wallingford Ltd
      Howbery Park
      Oxfordshire OX10 8BA


      Tel: 01491 822 383

    • Anthony Guay - Corporate Member

      Carlton House
      Ringwood Road
      SO40 7HT

      Anthony has been a CIWEM member since 1996 and became a Fellow in 2010 having joined the Central Southern Committee in 2008. He has over 20 years experience in the water industry mainly associated with flooding, drainage and hydraulic modelling of sewers and rivers, he also spent four years in the Flood Defence Department of the Environment Agency undertaking a number of roles.  He has a wide experience of infrastructure design for both new build and numerous flood alleviation works.  

      Tel: 02380 817628

    • Tara-Leigh (Eggiman) McVey - Corporate Member

      Scott House
      Alençon Link
      RG21 7PP

      Tel: 01256 310336

    • Helen Gavin - Corporate Member

      Atkins Chilbrook,
      Oasis Business Park,
      Stanton Harcourt Road,
      OX29 4AH

      Helen is a chartered Environmental Scientist with more than 13 years of experience in environmental management, water resources and sustainability issues.   She has been a CIWEM member since 2003 and was chartered in 2011. Helen joined the committee in 2014.

      Since her PhD on water fluxes and wetland management, she has worked for Atkins on projects that quantify the environmental impact of human activities upon the water environment.  She has also recently specialized in sustainability issues relating to carbon accounting and onshore renewable energy developments. Helen is an Environment Agency Auditor for the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) scheme, and have been an Ofwat Auditor since 2008.

      Helen also works at the School of Geography at the University of Oxford, on a NERC funded project, MaRIUS: Managing the Risks, Impacts and Uncertainties of drought and water Scarcity.

      Tel: 01865 734255

    • Adam Cambridge - Corporate Member

      Epsom Gateway
      2 Ashley Avenue
      Epsom, Surrey
      KT18 5AL

      Adam is a committee member of CIWEM's Central and Southern Branch, National Rivers & Coastal Group, and is a reviewer for CIWEM's journals (W&E and JFRM).  His experience has led him to develop a particular interest in integrated catchment management and the use of modelling tools in preparing solutions that are effective, holistic, sustainable, and meet environmental initiatives, such as the Water Framework Directive.

      Tel: 01372 756 075

    • Alistair Clark - Non Corporate Member

    • Yong Wang - Non Corporate Member

      CH2M HILL
      Burderop Park
      SN4 0QD

      Yong is a senior modeller and software developer, specialising in flood inundation modelling, mapping and visualisation. He has developed the OpenMI Interface for ISIS and ISIS 2D. He is lead developer & senior support engineer for ISIS FAST and ISIS Mapper. He has experience in developing map & location based windows desktop and web applications for corporations and government agencies.

      Tel: 01793 815515

    • Victoria Boorman - Corporate Member

      Vicky has been a member of CIWEM for over ten years and became a Chartered Environmentalist in 2012. Vicky has worked in Flood and Coastal Risk Management, across surface water drainage and planning and with operations teams managing flood risk assets for over ten years. She has worked within the Environment Agency and is now the lead on the delivery of the Flood and Water Management act within a Local Authority.


Chartered Institution of Water and
Environmental Management (CIWEM)

106-109 Saffron Hill, London, EC1N 8QS  
Tel: 020 7831 3110   Fax: 020 7405 4967