North West Section
IGEM has a network of Sections that enhances membership by
offering a local perspective and enabling involvement with issues
in and around the gas industry. The Sections are run by volunteers
who organise a range of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
events and networking opportunities.
Each Section has its own Chairperson and Secretary to deal with
any queries you may have within your area.
Chairman North West Section
been in the industry since 1976, starting with the North Western
Gas Board as a Gas Engineering Technical Apprentice, based in
Bolton. Following a promotion to the student apprenticeship scheme,
he studied Gas Engineering at the University of Salford and
graduated in 1981.
His career has mainly been focussed on operations within gas
distribution, in various positions and locations within the North
West area. In 2013, Roy took up his current position within
National Grid, as a Design Assurance Specialist within the contract
management and control section.
He said: "If you cut me half, I would have 'gas distribution'
running through me like a stick of rock.
"I'm very much a 'hands on' engineer and I've brought that trait
into my events programme this year with several visits to energy