Institution of Structural Engineers and the Institution of Civil Engineers
Institution of Structural Engineers
The Institution of Structural Engineers is recognised internationally as the professional body for structural engineering. Founded in 1908 and granted a Royal Charter in 1934, the Institution now has a total membership of over 27,000 people. It is an authorised and nominated body of the Engineering Council and a founder member of the Construction Industry Council.
Oliver Springett has been a member of the Institution since 1982, Philip Bow since 1990, and Andy Midgley since 1999.
Students and graduates can apply for membership of the Institution but only after training and passing a rigorous test of competence can they become entitled to the designations Chartered Engineer or Incorporated Engineer.
Registered engineers of the Institution can be recognised by the designators ‘FIStructE’, ‘MIStructE’ or ‘AMIStructE’, whilst Charted Engineers can be recognised by the designator ‘CEng’.
Institution of Civil Engineers
The Institution of Civil Engineers is the qualifying body for civil engineers in the United Kingdom, founded in 1818. The Institution received a Royal Charter in 1828 and now has almost 80,000 members globally.
Andy Midgley has been a member of the institution since 1983.