Article Solent

The Solent Local Network is led by local volunteers (see below) who come together to organise lectures and technical visits that provide opportunities to learn and meet new people. All events are open to the public and most are free of charge. Solent LN aims to raise awareness of science, engineering and technology in the local area and promote membership of the IET.

Visit the events page filtered by Solent Local Network to find out about our upcoming events.

Local Network committee

IET Local Network committees are groups of geographically-bound volunteers that come together to deliver a series of activities designed to promote the importance of science, engineering and technology to the general public, encourage young people to enter the profession and provide opportunities for engineers to share and develop knowledge and network with each other.

The following volunteers comprise the Solent Local Network committee:

Position Name
Chair Matthew Hicks
Vice Chair Ashleigh Hirst
Secretary Ashleigh Hirst
Events Coordinator Munyaradzi "John" Magwaro
Publicity and Comms Robert Hall
On Campus - Solent University Vacant
On Campus - University of Southampton Vacant
On Campus - University of Portsmouth Vacant
PRA Paul Martin
Academic Liaison Vic Press
Business Liaison   
Young Professionals Lead Vacant
Retired Members Section Lead Vacant
Isle of Wight Chair Adam Stephens
Isle of Wight Secretary Samuel Court
Isle of Wight Treasurer Matthew Hague
Isle of Wight Events/Publicity Euan Hutcheson
Voice of Experience   
Foothold Local Representative Richard Spalding
Events sub committee John Chiverton
Events sub committee Ayodele Olowonawu
Events sub committee Cruz Pinto
Events sub committee Harry Branton
Events sub committee Andy Stewart
Events sub committee Malcolm Bint

Volunteering for a Local Network presents a great opportunity for young engineers to gain 'soft skills' experience. So if you are interested in helping then do get in touch.

Isle of Wight

The Solent Local Network encompasses the Isle of Wight.  Events on the island are organised by a sub-committee of volunteers who are local to the island.

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