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


Bruce McGill

Chief Executive, SOE

+44 (0)20 7630 2126,

Bruce leads and directs the organisation in conjunction with the Trustee Board. Bruce joined the SOE team in 2018 after a spell as Director of Membership at CIBSE, and was previously Head of Marketing at IMechE.

Daniel Moir MSOE MIRTE

Chief Operating Officer, SOE

+44 (0)20 7630 2151,

Daniel leads on the day to day management of SOE's teams, as well as liaising with our boards and regions. His previous work at City & Guilds and various charities give him the skills needed to tackle the challenges of a modern membership organisation.

Pam Mansley FCCA

Head of Finance , SOE

+44 (0)20 7630 2145,

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


Robin Bates MSOE MBES

Professional Standards Manager, SOE

+44 (0)20 7630 2138,

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.

Cheryl Carroll

IT Manager, SOE

+44 (0)20 7630 2159,

Cheryl leads on SOE's IT, systems and data integrity, and has recently safely brought the Society through its digital transformation project. Cheryl's working knowledge of technology, systems, and data governance are an invaluable asset to the organisation.

Kerry Holmes

Marketing & Communications Manager

+44 (0)20 7630 2150,

Kerry leads the team working on marketing, communications, events and PR. She began her career in science journalism, before moving into marketing and communications roles within higher education and for membership organisations.

Oliver Teasell MSOE MBES

Membership and Registration Manager, SOE

+44 (0)20 7630 2158,

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.

Emma Thompson

PA to Chief Executive and Office Manager, SOE

+44 (0)20 7630 2157,

Emma leads SOE's secretariat function, which she combines with her roles as office manager, and manager of the reception team. She supports senior management and the trustee board, and keeps the nuts and bolts of SOE running smoothly.