Brian O’Neill has been named as the Engineering Council’s new public
O’Neill currently communications manager at GEC Alsthom, replaces
retiring public affairs director Ron Kirby, who has been with the
council since its 1983 inception.
O’Neill, currently based at GEC Alsthom’s Rugby corporate HQ, has been
with the energy and rail transport giant for more than three years. He
was previously group public affairs manager with construction company
Outgoing director Kirby has overseen various high-profile campaigns at
the council, including the Young Engineers for Britain competition and
the Women Into Science and Engineering drive. He has also recently
overseen the launch of the body’s new corporate ID.