Nick Baveystock has been Director General of the Institution of Civil Engineers since 2011.
He served as a Royal Engineer in the British Army for over 25 years. He operated across the world, commanding a regiment in Kosovo, Bosnia, and in Iraq, before further service in Iraq as Chief of Staff Multinational Division (South East) and then as Chief Engineer. Staff tours included terms in the UK MOD and in Kosovo. His final appointment was as a Brigadier leading the £3.2 billion RSME Public Private Partnership.
He has wide experience of delivering large engineering programmes; notably nearly 10 years leading international post conflict reconstruction and development in Southern Iraq and the Balkans. He is a board member of Engineering UK and SSVC Advisory Board, Chair of MidKent College Training Services, is Vice Chair of Thomas Telford Ltd, an alumnus of the Royal College of Defence Studies, and a Deputy Lieutenant of the County of Kent.
Nick is the MKC Training Services Chair.