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SOE Statement - Ian Chisholm, SOE Chief Executive

10th Oct 2017

It is with great sadness that we today announce the passing of SOE Chief Executive Ian Chisholm, who died this week after a short illness.

Ian joined the SOE in 2001 as an Engineering Executive, working up to take over as Chief Executive in 2016. It is in no small part down to Ian’s leadership and drive that SOE is the thriving organisation it is today.

Ian inspired and influenced many people over the years; SOE staff here at 22 Greencoat Place, our trustees, council and committee members, volunteers, and those who knew him in the engineering community will miss him greatly.

Our thoughts are with his family at this difficult time and we extend our condolences to his wife Vandita and son William.

Please note that SOE’s offices will be closed today, 10th October from 3pm, but we will reopen as normal from 9am on Wednesday 11th.

We will be releasing a more detailed statement in the coming days.

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