Chris Northey

Chris is an apprenticed served and experienced Chartered Engineer with 29 years’ experience within the Plumbing/Public Health Industry. He is currently an Associate Director with responsibility for leading the Public Health Engineering Division within ChapmanBDSP. He is also part of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) within the Company. He was one of the Founding Members of The Society of Public Health Engineers (SoPHE) and served as the 1st Honorary Secretary from 2002 – 2010. In 2010 he became Chairman of SoPHE and served for 5 years. He has also served as a Member on CIBSE’s Council from 2006 – 2015.

From 2011-2014 Chris was appointed as Chair of the SummitSkills Professional Bodies forum, and became a member of their Board. Chris is a Public Health Engineering Champion and has given many technical presentations relating to Public Health Engineering Issues. Chris has and is continuing to serve on a number of other high profile and important industry committees. He has received a number of industry awards to date for his technical and industry involvements.

In 2004 he was awarded the Institute of Incorporated Engineers (IIE) Career Achievement Award. In May 2011 Chris was awarded the Prince Philip Medal from City & Guilds’ President, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh at a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace. Chris was awarded the Medal for his outstanding leadership, ability and enthusiasm he has shown throughout his career in the Engineering industry. In October 2015 Chris was awarded with a CIBSE Silver Medal for outstanding service to the Institution.

In October 2016, he became the Immediate Past President of the Institute of Healthcare Engineering & Estate Management (IHEEM) having served as President for 2 years.

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