Marguerite Sayers inaugurated as President of Engineers Ireland

Marguerite Sayers inaugurated as President of Engineers Ireland

31 May 2019 at 15:47
Marguerite Sayers, Executive Director, Customer Solutions at ESB, has been inaugurated as the 127th President of Engineers Ireland at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday, 30 May.
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Marguerite Sayers, President of Engineers Ireland
 
Marguerite is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers of Ireland and has been a member of Engineers Ireland’s Council and Executive Committees for the past seven years. She is a graduate of University College Cork (1991) and holds a BE in Electrical/Electronic Engineering.   Marguerite has worked in various managerial positions and locations throughout Ireland with ESB since graduating, including senior roles in HR, Customer Services and Asset Management and she also managed ESB’s Generation portfolio for a period of time.  In her current Customer Solutions role, she leads the energy retail company Electric Ireland, and is also responsible for ESB’s Telecoms, E-Cars, and Smart Energy Services businesses, which deliver low-carbon products and services to customers in Ireland and the UK. 
 
At the event, held in the organisation’s headquarters at 22 Clyde Road, Prof. Orla Feely was also inaugurated as Vice-President of the organisation. Prof. Feely is Vice-President for Research, Innovation and Impact and a Professor of Electronic Engineering at University College Dublin. She holds a BE degree from University College Dublin and MS and PhD degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, where her PhD thesis won the DJ Sakrison Memorial Prize for outstanding and innovative research.
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Professor Orla Feely, Vice President of Engineers Ireland
 
Professor Feely is a Member of the Royal Irish Academy and a Fellow of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), Engineers Ireland and the Irish Academy of Engineering. She has served as Chair of the Irish Research Council, the EU Advisory Group on Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions, and the IEEE Technical Committee on Nonlinear Circuits and Systems, and as a member of a number of Editorial Boards. She is a director of the Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition and a member of the Higher Education Authority.  Orla became a Fellow of Engineers Ireland by Presidential invitation in 2012.
 
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Engineers Ireland's Officers (L-R): Vice President Prof Orla Feely, Past President Peter Quinn, President Marguerite Sayers and Vice President Maurice Buckley.