Who’s who at CIWEM

CIWEM employs a professional secretariat of around twenty staff at its office in Farringdon, London. All staff can be contacted through the main telephone or by e-mail at the addresses given below.

Executive
Terry Fuller

Terry Fuller

Chief Executive

Terry is Chief Executive of CIWEM responsible for the delivery of the institution’s strategic aims, its services to members and the public interest. He has nearly 30 year’s experience as a River and Coastal flood risk manager having delivered major projects in some of the world’s most beautiful and challenging locations. Previously, Terry managed the rivers and coastal business for Jacobs Engineering and worked in their global business development group. Terry is a member of CIWEM and has served the institution on the committee of CIWEM's Rivers and Coastal Group between 2004 and 2011 and was chair during its 60th anniversary year in 2009. He has also served as a Board Trustee. Terry has always been active in helping to influence policy and research in flood risk management, exemplified through representing CIWEM and the Institution of Civil Engineers at a number of conferences including an international conference on adaptation to climate change, held in China and a joint conference with The American Society for Civil Engineers held in Canada. Terry firmly believes that water should be managed by considering the entire water cycle and all of the demands placed on water.

Membership Department
Mitesh Chauhan

Mitesh Chauhan

Membership and Professional Development Executive

Responsible for Business and Science, Industry Affiliate and Environmental Partner applications; issuing Membership Certificates; dealing with changes of status and membership enquiries;  Also responsible for registering applicants with the Science Council and Society for the Environment.

Tim Simms

Tim Simms

Head of Membership and Development

Is key to the primary function of CIWEM which is the recruitment of members at all grades, and the support of their professional development and qualification, for the benefit of the public at large as a registered charity.

Elisabeth Garpenskog

Elisabeth Garpenskog

Membership Executive

The prime purpose of this post is to provide effective and efficient administrative support to the Membership and Development Department in the servicing of the needs of both current and prospective members of the Institution.

Szidonia Nagy

Szidonia Nagy

Membership Administrator

Piyumi Galappatti

Piyumi Galappatti

Membership Development Executive

The principal job purpose is the efficient management of all aspects of the membership application process, the Engineering Professional Board and the membership helpdesk.

Policy and Communications
Alastair Chisholm

Alastair Chisholm

Head of Policy and Communications

Responsible for CIWEM’s policy and parliamentary work and the work of CIWEM's technical panels and networks. Responsible for The Environment magazine and CIWEM’s technical journals and communications via website and social media.

Laura Grant

Laura Grant

Policy Advisor

Leads on CIWEM’s policy and parliamentary work. Provides support to CIWEM's technical panels and networks, producing policy, press and lobbying material and representing members’ views in external meetings.

Victoria West

Victoria West

Publications and Media Coordinator

Manages CIWEM's editorial office and works to develop and enhance the Institution's profile, liaising directly with the media and producing press releases and communications. Vicky also manages CIWEM's diverse portfolio of environmental awards.

Events
Denise Donnelly

Denise Donnelly

Head of Events

Managing the development, organisation, promotion and delivery of CIWEM national and international events including the Annual Conference and Annual Dinner; responsible for the management of conference sponsorship; and working with CIWEM's Policy Manager to ensure the event programme is an integral part of CIWEM's Policy work.

Sophie Dunajko

Sophie Dunajko

Events Coordinator

Sophie is responsible for coordinating CIWEM's national and international conferences, seminars and receptions alongside other events. This includes the speaker liaison, sponsorship and promotion of events. Sophie also supports the Head of Events with the programme development and market research for event topics.

Commercial Operations
Mohib Ali

Mohib Ali

Head of CIWEM Venue & Facilities

As an accredited Mediator with a background in IT and Audio Visuals, Mohib is responsible for the overall day to day functions and direction of CIWEM Venue. This involves dealing with all venue hire enquiries, clients, members, finance, caterers and associated third party suppliers as well as planning, producing and effectively delivering all printed and online marketing and advertising materials in support of the venue, the serviced offices and CIWEM’s fully certified sustainable building.

Magdalena Niewiadomska

Magdalena Niewiadomska

HR and Finance Assistant

Magdalena's role works closely with the CEO and MD in the effective management of the organisation's HR, finance and governance processes. Magdalena is the first point of contact for advice and support on a range of issues, including; recruitment, interviews, inductions, grievances, board matters etc. Her role over-arches the executive team and the CIWEM trustee board.

Alex Moon

Alex Moon

Marketing and Sales Executive

Alex is responsible for the marketing of CIWEM’s Professional Development modules. This includes liaison with B2B clients as well as marketing to our members and other interested parties. Alex is the branching arm for all CIWEM’s Marketing Activities, including research and implementation for all departments in the organisation.

IT
Chris Ridett

Chris Ridett

IT Manager

Contractors
Andrew Robinson

Andrew Robinson

Business Development Contractor

Erika Yarrow

Erika Yarrow

The Environment Editor

A freelance writer and editor, Erika is editor of CIWEM's environmental magazine The Environment, industry news publication CIWEM Business Briefing, and international publication The Global Environment.

Finance