May 2024

IGEM appoints new President and Section Chairs

Join us in welcoming our new President and Section Chairs, who are dedicated to serving our members across the UK and the Far East.

David Tomkin CEng FIGEM 
IGEM President
 2024 - 2025


David Tomkin, a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of IGEM, began his career 23 years ago as an apprentice engineer with Transco. His experience spans upstream and downstream sectors, including roles at British Gas and Gas Safe Register.

Recently, he has been focusing on hydrogen, contributing to projects like H21 and NGN's ‘Hydrogen Homes’. David now serves as a Principal Consultant for DNV at their Spadeadam Research and Testing site in Cumbria, specialising in hazardous trials and incident investigation. He's also been active in standards, panels, and committees for IGEM, receiving the Engineering Technician of the Year award in 2018.


IGEM Section Chairs

We're thrilled to introduce our new and returning Section Chairs! To find out who'll be leading your section, simply visit the dedicated Section page.

These Section Chairs are passionate volunteers committed to providing members with opportunities to exchange experiences, knowledge, and networking both across the UK and in the Far East.

Let's extend a warm welcome to our Section Chairs!

Thank you to the outgoing chairs!

And finally, taking a moment to extend our sincere gratitude to the outgoing Committees, whose hard work and dedication have paved the way for this exciting new chapter. Your contributions have been invaluable, and your legacy will continue to inspire.