Local Chester engineer, Sean Haigh, has been awarded Technician Membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the oldest professional engineering association in the world.
Sean currently works as a Managing Engineer for Galliford Try.
Upon completion of his HND at Nottingham Trent University, Sean has created and worked on various large-scale and significant buildings and structures across the UK, including Hotel Football based in Old Trafford, Manchester.
Sean said: “Civil engineering has given me the opportunity to work on amazing buildings and structures that have enhanced the world we live in. I am pleased to have received the Technician Membership qualification from ICE, as it recognises my determination to benefit the built environment throughout my career.”
Sean was presented his membership certificate by ICE President Lord Robert Mair at a special ceremony held at ICE’s headquarters in Westminster, London.
Meeting all the requirements to qualify as a Technician Member, Sean has achieved a professionally qualified grade of membership which is internationally recognised and highly valued. The ICE represents over 92,000 civil engineers and technicians across the world who design, build and maintain transport, water, energy, waste and flood infrastructure.
Emma Antrobus, ICE North West regional director, commented:“Achieving ICE Technician Membership is a significant personal and career achievement and I congratulate Sean on his success. Sean joins the ICE at a significant time – our bicentenary year. We are proud to celebrate our members and how their work in civil engineering transforms people’s lives for the better and safeguards the future for their families.”