New Honorary Almoner

Here is our new Honorary Almoner, Liveryman Sue John who has taken over after the retirement of Diane Howse.
As  Honorary Almoner she is here to assist in any way that she can and hope to serve as long and as admirably as Diane. Please let Sue know if you, or another member you know, are in need of assistance.
Sue has been involved with WCSIM for around 12 or 15 years through her husband. She became a Liveryman in her own right in 2018 through her various roles in the Society for Underwater Technology. She is the first female to be elected into the position of Vice-President and Chair of Council of the Society. She continues to be Chair of the Society’s Education Support Fund. She is a strong supporter of women in science .
She is also a Trustee with the WCSIM Charitable Education Trust and an Apprentice Master.

Support for City Priest running the London Marathon

Liveryman Alan Budge asks for your support for a City Priest who is running in the London Marathon – 21st April – in support of his brother who tragically died last year of Bowel Cancer, just a few months after being diagnosed. Full details of this request can be found here and are summarised below. To sponsor Josh go here.

Three Masters

January Court Dinner – Report from Master Water Conservator

As Master of the Water Conservators I had the great pleasure to be invited to the Court Dinner of the Scientific Instrument Makers along with the Master Farmer and the Master Mariner (Master Water Conservator, Scientific Instrument Maker and Mariner above).  I was warmly welcomed by members of the Company and we had fascinating discussions on the monitoring of water quality in rivers and the discharges from sewage works, farming and industry.  We also discussed the management of data and communications with the public.

Freeman Meng Wu

Freeman Meng Wu in Ingenia

One of our newest Freemen Meng Wu has recently featured in Ingenia where he mentions one of his biggest achievements as becoming a Freeman which is praise indeed given his other ahievements. Go here to read more about Meng Wu and follow the Ingenia link to read about it’s contribution to the Royal Academy of Engineering’s goal for engineering to be at the heart of a sustainable society.