Here to support the membership

Based at 22 Greencoat Place in London, the 20+ strong staff team manages day to day operations of the Society, as well as putting plans in place to enact the Trustee Board's strategic direction and the annual business plan. We are known for our professional, yet friendly member focused service, and proud of the fact that we know the membership. It is this outstanding customer service ethos that helps SOE stands out in the crowd. 

Senior management team


Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson

Head of Business Operations, SOE

+44 (0)20 7630 2123, [email protected]

Emma has over 21 years’ experience working in Engineering, from both a Professional Engineering Institution supporting members and in a corporate engineering environment. She is an accomplished Head of Business Operations, bringing a wealth of experience in driving organisational efficiency, optimising processes, and fostering growth.

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Pam Mansley FCCA

Head of Finance , SOE

+44 (0)20 7630 2145, [email protected]

Pam leads SOE's finance team, is responsible for our annual audit, and works to make sure SOE's finances are in good stead. Pam's previous membership experience includes working as Financial Controller at the Oriental Club.


Management team


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Robin Bates MSOE MBES

Professional Standards Manager, SOE

+44 (0)20 7630 2138, [email protected]

Robin leads on SOE's CPD approval scheme, manages our academic panel and approved courses, and has overall responsibility for our relationship with Engineering Council. Robin has a wealth of knowledge around qualifications and standards management, having previously worked at CIBSE and RTPI.

Oliver Teasell
Oliver Teasell MSOE MBES

Membership and Registration Manager, SOE

+44 (0)20 7630 2158, [email protected]

Ol is responsible for the growth of SOE's membership base and professional registration with Engineering Council and Society for the Environment. He leads on our customer service process, and is also responsible for managing the Membership and Professional Standards Committee. Ol has been at SOE for over ten years and is trusted by the membership to deliver great service.