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The Institution of Civil Engineers Announces New Royal Patron

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The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is delighted to announce that Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal is now patron of the ICE.

The ICE is proud of its long association with the Royal family, which dates back to obtaining its Royal Charter in 1828.

The Princess Royal received an Honorary Fellowship of the ICE in 1992.

The ICE is grateful for the work the Princess Royal has already done to promote the ICE’s and the wider engineering industry’s work.

She was a patron of the ICE’s Shaping the World appeal from 2013 to 2018, and is a patron of the WISE campaign, which encourages young women to pursue careers in science and engineering.

The ICE looks forward to working with her to continue its mission to improve lives by ensuring the world has the engineering capacity and infrastructure systems it needs to help people and planet to thrive.

Dr Janet Young, Director General & Secretary, ICE said,

“The ICE has been fortunate to have a long-standing relationship with the royal family and is honoured to receive the support of Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal as its new royal patron.

Her interest in motivating young women to become scientists and engineers, aligns with the ICE’s efforts to diversify the engineering industry and improve people’s lives through engineering and infrastructure.”

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The Institution of Civil Engineers is a centre of engineering excellence, qualifying engineers and helping them maintain lifelong competence. 

Our network of experts offers trusted, impartial advice to politicians and decision makers on how to build and adapt infrastructure to create a more sustainable world.

The ICE is a 97,000-strong global membership organisation with over 200 years of history.

We are a centre of engineering excellence, qualifying engineers and helping them maintain lifelong competence, assuring society that the infrastructure they create is safe, dependable and well designed.

Our network of experts offers trusted, impartial advice to politicians and decision makers on how to build and adapt infrastructure to create a more sustainable world.


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