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Email: committee@igs-uk.org
Phone: +44 (0) 1254 266 809

IGS UK Committee

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The IGS U.K. Chapter was the 3rd world wide chapter to be formed in 1987. The Chapter is supported on a voluntary basis by a committee of individuals from a background of academia, industry and consultancy. Committee members typically serve a minimum of 2 years and nominations are welcomed for interested parties to join the committee. The current U.K. Chapter committee comprises the members listed below.

Current IGS UK Committee
Email: Ian.Scotland@huesker.co.uk

Chair: (Yuli) Chaido Doulala-Rigby

Vice Chair: Andrew Belton

Honorary Treasurer: Patrick Flood

Honorary Secretary and Communications: Ian Scotland

Activities Secretary: David Woods

Activities Secretary: Nico Brusa

Membership: Patricia Guerra-Escobar

Chapter Sponsor Liaison: Andy Cracknell

IGS Representation Liaison: David Shercliff

Committee Member: Rui Jian Tee

Committee Member: Eugene Gallagher

Committee Member: Margarida Fernandes De Pinho Lopes

Immediate Past Chair: Dr. Gary Fowmes


Past Chairs of the Committee
Alan McGown 1987 – 1989
Bernard Myles 1989 – 1991
Terry Ingold 1991 – 1993
Jim Paul 1993 – 1995
Steve Corbet 1995 – 1997
Guy Watts 1997 – 1999
Chris Jenner 1999 – 2001
John Greenwood 2001 – 2003
Derek Smith 2003 – 2005
Russell Jones 2005 – 2008
Neil Dixon 2008 – 2010
Ian Fraser 2010 – 2012
Peter Assinder 2012 – 2014
Gary Fowmes 2014 – 2016
Yuli Doulala-Rigby 2016 –


Honorary Members

D J Ayres
Chris Jenner
Colin J F P Jones
Alan McGown
Bob Warwick

Chapter Sponsors


IGS UK is dedicated to the scientific and engineering development of geotextiles, geomembranes, related products and associated technologies.

IGS UK is the official United Kingdom Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS).



Yuli (Chaido) Doulala-Rigby
Tensar International Ltd.
Cunningham Court
Lions Drive
Shadsworth Business Park
Blackburn BB1 2QX

Phone: +44 (0) 1254 266 809
Email: committee@igs-uk.org
Website: www.igs-uk.org


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