Engineering Professors’ Congress public lecture: Engineering for Growth
Issued: Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:26:00 BST
Engineering Professors Congress 2014 Distinguished Guest Lecture
Sir John Parker GBE FREng, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering and CEO of Anglo American.
Sir Charles Wilson Building,
1 University Avenue
Date: 8th April 2014
Time: 18:00 to 19:30
SIR JOHN PARKER GBE FREng
President of the Royal Academy of Engineering 2011–Present Sir John Parker has chaired five FTSE100 companies, including National Grid, from which he stepped down in December 2011. He is currently Chairman of the mining conglomerate Anglo American. He is Vice Chairman of DP World (Dubai) and a Non-Executive Director of Carnival Corporation and EADS (AIRBUS).
He was elected to the Academy as one of its youngest fellows in 1983 and became President in 2011. He chaired the making things better Campaign Board, raising nearly £15 million to enable the Academy to expand its activities and create a Forum for Engineering at its premises at Carlton House Terrace.
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