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

G12 8QQ

Date: 8th April 2014

Time: 18:00 to 19:30


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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