Loughborough engineer appointed to two top tribunal roles

Loughborough University Alumna, Eur Ing Dr Phebe Mann (Construction 1985) has been appointed to the Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber (Transport Jurisdiction) and First-Tier Tribunal General Regulatory Chamber (Transport Jurisdiction) by the Lord Chancellor.

In recognition of Phebe’s contribution to furthering the diversity agenda within engineering, she was awarded Woman of Outstanding Achievement Tomorrow’s Leader Award 2011 and later selected as one of the winners of Top 50 Women in Engineering Award 2018.

Phebe is the first and only woman to hold seven professional qualifications concurrently in the UK: Chartered Civil Engineer CEng MICE, Chartered Surveyor FRICS, Chartered Construction Manager MCIOB, European Engineer Eur Ing, Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing CIHM, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators FCIArb, Fellow of the Royal Society of Art FRSA, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy FHEA, the first female chair of the Chartered Institute of Building in Leicester. Phebe inspires others to provide leadership and innovation in diversity.

Phebe’s impact on policy and government includes engineering projects, e.g., Little Venice Canal Wall at Westminster – A1M Alconbury to Peterborough, a Design Build Finance and Operate Contract, Kimbolton Butts Bridge, A11 Stump Cross to Four Went Way.

Currently, the alumna is Senior Vice Chair of Institution of Civil Engineers London (ICE); she chairs ICE Knowledge Lectures at One Great George Street, to stimulate communication and discussion of built environment professionals and public on current civil engineering issues and international connection.

In addition to this role, Phebe is a STEM Ambassador, Talent2030 Hero, and a Queen’s Young Leader’s mentor supporting women from commonwealth countries; she works tirelessly to encourage girls to pursue engineering careers.