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Congratulations to PDE Director, Patrick Kelly, on his recent appointment as Chairperson for the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Northern Ireland Regional committee.

PKAs incoming Chair, Patrick is looking forward to taking up the mantle of leading the on-going process of promoting Engineering within the province and serving to develop and support the Institution’s local membership, with the aid of the other Committee members.

The role will also require Patrick to meet regularly with the Chairs from the other UK Regions to discuss the issues and challenges that both the Institution and the wider engineering profession must deal with now and in the future.

Patrick commented “It is certainly a privilege to be appointed to this position within the Northern Ireland Regional Committee.  I look forward to my tenure and appreciate the opportunity I have been afforded to develop & support the Institution within the Region.”

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