Ian Byrne appointed to IES Council

Ian Byrne, principal at IBECCS, has been appointed as an independent Council Member (Director) and Treasurer of the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) with effect from 17 July 2019.

The Institution is a membership organisation representing the full spectrum of environmental disciplines – covering fields as diverse as air quality, land condition, marine science and education – wherever you find environmental work underpinned by science. IES provides its Full members with two supportive routes to become a Chartered Environmentalist or Chartered Scientist and publishes a highly regarded quarterly magazine, environmental SCIENTIST.

The Institution of Environmental Sciences is a charitable organisation which promotes and raises public awareness of environmental science by supporting professional scientists and academics working in this crucial arena. As a seminal environmental sciences organisation, founded in 1971, the Institution is consulted by the Government and other interested parties on environmental issues. The Institution has strong ties with Higher Education and promotes and supports environmental science and sustainable development in universities and colleges both nationally and internationally.

Membership of the Institution offers stepping stones on a career path – from student to Chartered status, attracting professionals of high standing with significant specialist and interdisciplinary experience. IES is an international organisation with members in locations as diverse as Australia and Zimbabwe.

For more information about the Institution, please visit the IES website.