The Strategy Committee (StratCom) is responsible for developing the long-term vision and leading the strategic planning in support of the Institution’s primary objectives and purposes.


Improve the world through engineering

The Committee will be the hub of the IMechE’s strategic planning. It will reach into every part of the Institution and, importantly, reach out to, and be informed by, the needs of mechanical engineers, their employers, and the major challenges facing society.

Committee Information

  • Our purpose is to ‘improve the world through engineering’ by developing engineers, promoting engineering, informing opinion and encouraging innovation
  • The Committee is vital to ensuring that our Institution builds on its stated purpose. It will shape the strategy of the Institution and provide clarity of what is expected for all involved in running or supporting the IMechE
  • The Trustee Board have appointed Giles Hartill to chair the Strategy Committee.

Meet the Committee

Giles Hartill - Chair Sean Fox - Finance and Commercial Director
Alex Boardman - Secretary Arun Kumaar Balasubramanian 
Kate Barnard Simon Chandler 
Professor Neal P Juster Matthew Marson
Dr Gareth Peel  

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Committee Announcement February 2021

The Strategy Committee is pleased to announce the formation of IMechE’s newly created Strategy Committee members

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