Engineers - holding the keys to the future of humanity
The IET President’s Address
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Engineers – holding the keys to the future of humanity. Professor Bob Cryan CBE talks about his personal journey and some of the people, institutions and schemes that have inspired him.
With special guest appearances from actor Sir Patrick Stewart and Dragon’s Den’s Peter Jones CBE.
Meet your new President
“It all started with a boy who had to save and save to buy a children’s electronics set, that sparked my love of engineering.”
Professor Bob Cryan is Vice Chancellor of the University of Huddersfield – the city he grew up in. He is passionate about creating opportunities for as many people as possible, for which he has won awards including inaugural Guardian Inspiring University Leader of the Year Award and the Daily Telegraph Educate North Leadership Award.
Help future engineers
Bob is passionate about the future of engineering. For the past two years, as Chair of the IET’s Futures Fund, he has helped to raise funds for the IET STEM education programmes and support for apprentices and undergraduates.
He plans to continue to promote this essential work during his year as President of the IET.
You can find out more about these programmes and how to make a donation.
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