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Meet our Engineering Education Volunteers

Please meet our IET Education Officers and IET Education Ambassadors

Generally, there is an Education Officer (EO) or Education Ambassador (EA) volunteering in each UK county, who can, upon request and availability, support local schools and youth organisations’ STEM activities including; careers talks, science fairs, and Girlguiding and Scout Association meetings.

Representing the IET in promoting a better understanding of engineers and the contribution engineering makes to society, they often working closely with local STEM organisations, including local STEM Ambassador hubs.

Utilising the education resources we provide, ranging from information on engineering careers to in person practical activities, assists with the aim of promoting STEM subjects and engineering careers to children and young people aged 4-19. They can also act as Advocates for the Engineering Education Grant Scheme (EEGS).

All of our EOs/EAs are Enhanced DBS/PVG checked and receive mandatory training, including; Safeguarding Children and Adults at Risk training, Code of Conduct, Data Protection, and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

Guidance and support are also provided by the Education Volunteer Coordinator and Education Manager – Regional Liaison.


Andrew - Scotland (North)

Ken - Scotland (South West)

Ron - Scotland (South East)

England: North West

Alan - Merseyside and West Cheshire

Gemma - Manchester

Ken - Wales North

Kevin - Lancashire and Cumbria

Roger - Merseyside and West Cheshire

Ruth - Merseyside and West Cheshire

Yorkshire and Humber

Layla - South Yorkshire

Nicola - Humberside

Simon - West Yorkshire

England: East Midlands

Ed - East Midlands

David - East Midlands (Derby and Notts group)

England: West Midlands

Derek - Coventry and Warwickshire

England: East

Graham - Anglian Coastal

Karyn - Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire

Pete - Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire

Robert - Anglian Coastal

England: South Central

David - Oxfordshire

George - Berkshire

John - Buckinghamshire

Richard - Berkshire


Andy - West

Ji - South

Rob - North

Thivviyan - East

England: South East

Erusa - Kent

Gavin - Sussex

Malcolm - Solent (Secondary)

Phil - Kent

Ramon - Sussex

Seb - Kent

England: South West

Ben - Gloucestershire

Hugh - Somerset and South Wiltshire

Mel - Bristol

Robert - Swindon

Sue - Devon and Cornwall

Northern Ireland

Joseph - Northern Ireland


Leon - South West

Help and support


Education Manager - Regional Liaison


Education Volunteer Coordinator

STEM Ambassadors

Alternatively, did you know over 2,500 IET members are registered STEM Ambassadors with STEM Learning. They enhance the over 30,000 volunteers from a wide range of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related jobs and disciplines across the UK. You can request a STEM Ambassador through our friends over at STEM Learning by visiting their website.