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The collaboration agenda

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CIBSE’s newly inaugurated President Nick Mead shares an overview of his first month in office, and sets out some priorities for the future.
Welcome everyone to the first of my Presidential blogs, covering my year of office between 2015 and 2016. It’s been a month since I took office, and we have got off to a flying start. I have been looking forward to implementing my primary theme of collaboration, and I have already had the opportunity to talk more about it at over 10 major events so far. And they said it would be easy!
I thought I was on the back foot from the start, running against the General Election for attention at the AGM, but I couldn’t have asked for a better welcome at the Royal Academy of Engineering. It was here that I was able to set out my vision of a braver industry more interested in working together and breaking down silos.

I also got the chance to formally meet the board and staff at our May away day, a great opportunity to have a conversation about how the institu…