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16 September 2014

Stars of industry and academia elected to the Royal Academy of Engineering

The Royal Academy of Engineering is delighted to announce the election of 59 new Fellows, including Laing O'Rourke's David Scott, at its AGM this week.

The newly elected Fellows join the Academy from diverse backgrounds, including leading engineering and manufacturing companies and world-leading academic institutions.

All new Fellows have been invited to join the Fellowship in recognition of their outstanding and continuing contributions to engineering.

Professor Dame Ann Dowling DBE FREng FRS, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, said: “Our newly elected Fellows bring an enormous breadth of expertise to the Academy, widening our collective scope and knowledge. I know that they will all make significant contributions to the Academy’s activities in their time as Fellows and we look forward to working with them to create benefit for society through engineering.”

David Scott, Lead Structural Director at Laing O’Rourke, commented on his appointment; “I am honoured to have been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and to have the opportunity to help guide the future of the industry alongside my peers. The work the academy undertakes is invaluable in ensuring we always have the best possible standards in engineering, and that we continue to look to improve and innovate to address both present and future challenges.”

For the complete list of new Fellows for 2014 visit The Royal Academy of Engineering website.

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