| Lyna Mohamad |
INSTITUTION of Engineering and Technology (IET)will be conducting a talk designed for individuals seeking to become professionally registered as a UK professional engineer in the future.
The talk on Route to Professional Registration, to be facilitated by Collin Sellers from IET, will also give an insight into the various routes to gaining professional recognition as an engineer.
Being a professionally registered engineer demonstrates to peers and employers that they have made a commitment to maintaining and developing the knowledge, skills set and competence required to meet the engineering and technological needs of the modern world.
Speaker Collin is IET’s Manager and an MBA-qualified Chartered Engineer as well as a Fellow of the IET Registrations and Standards. He has been a member of the IET since 1992.
Collin achieved his Chartered status before he was 30 and became a Fellow at 38, and has held senior management and leadership positions in a variety of industries and organisations for over 25 years, including at the BBC, public transport operator Transdev, the Strategic Rail Authority, AEA Technology Rail and British Gas.
Prior to moving into engineering management and leadership roles, Collin’s career included designing control and instrumentation equipment for research applications and the design and assessment of electronic and microprocessor-based devices for use in safety-critical applications in a variety of industries, including railways, oil & gas, defence and consumer electronics.
Collin’s management and leadership experience has included the development and growth of a multi-million pound consultancy business, together with leading several major changes and business transformation projects.
As Director, Business Management and Transition, he led the close-down of the Strategic Rail Authority and the transfer of its roles and responsibilities to a number of successor bodies.
Whilst holding the post as Corporate Services Director at Transdev, Collin was also responsible for the UK tram business and was chair of Nottingham Tram Consortium and led Transdev’s successful bid to operate the Edinburgh Tram.
The speaker also led a major transformation project for the Marketing, Communications and Audiences division of the BBC, where he was Chief Advisor and Head of Operations.
Prior to joining the IET, Collin worked as a consultant and business advisor, working especially on delivering sustainable growth for businesses, organisational development, major changes and transformation projects. Collin has particular interest in Leadership Development and has led and supported the development of a number of successful initiatives throughout his career.
For several years prior to joining the IET as a staff member, Colin was a volunteer Professional Review Interviewer and Fellow Assessor for the IET.
The talk will take place on February 9 at the 1st floor of I-Lotus function hall. As seats are limited, entry to the the talk is based on first come first serve and deadline is on February 2.
Further details are obtainable through email at email@example.com.