RCEA membership is in excess of 400 and is drawn from all areas of the railway industry. We actively seek to broaden our membership base to maximise our ability to educate and diseminate knowledge within the industry. Please consider joining us if you have an interest in the field or can help.
The Association is run by the Management Committee whose members ensure the Association is run in accordance with its Constitution. The Management Committee for the year 2023/2024 is as follows:
Chair: Stephen McCormick
Deputy Chair: Andrew Boagey
Honorary Secretary (Treasurer): Jian Li Chew
Membership Secretary: Chris Wheeldon
Ordinary Members: David Coles
External Examiners: Simon Blanchflower and Andy Savage
They are assisted by the Membership Committee and administrative support is provided by Katherine Coldwell from the ICE secretariat, with events support provided by Fiona Oteng from the Specialist Knowledge Societies Team.
Members of the RCEA management committee at our June 2015 Seminar - Railfreight: The Way Forward.
From time to time the RCEA bestow honarary membership on individuals who, through their career, projects and commitment to the rail industry; have furthered the cause of railway civil engineering.
Our current honorary members include past RCEA Chairman Bernard Gambrill; Sir John Armitt CBE FREng FICE; politician Steven Norris and Terry Morgan CBE.
Honorary membership presentation to Sir John Armitt by then RCEA Chairman David Coles at our December 2011 meeting.