Aberdeen, Highlands and Islands

Welcome to the Aberdeen, Highlands and Islands branch page

The Aberdeen, Highlands & Islands branch works in partnership with schools, colleges, universities, industry and the general public to raise awareness, provide career information and networking opportunities to assist all those working in and studying energy.

The majority of the events programme is held in Aberdeen with additional events planned for Inverness, Orkney and Shetland.

There is a programme in place with regular technical meetings and industry site visits, plus the annual fundraising dinner, held in May. The branch boasts strong student networks at the University of Aberdeen, Robert Gordon University, and the University of Dundee.

To hear about upcoming events in Aberdeen, Highlands and Islands - sign up to our mailing list here.

Forthcoming events in 2021:

Annual Dinner12 May 2022
Net Zero Conference15-16 June 2022

All members, guests and colleagues are welcome to participate in branch activities. To find out more about membership and chartership go to: https://www.energyinst.org/membership-and-careers/membership.

We hope to welcome you to an event very soon!

For general enquiries, please contact aberdeen@energyinst.org
For membership and professional development enquiries, please contact aberdeenmea@energyinst.org

Committee contacts

Rebecca Allison
Position: Chair

Katrina Dunbar
Position: Branch Manager

Yvonne Onuegbu CEng, MEI
Position: Membership and Education Advisor

Dan Byrne
Position: Vice Chair

Angela Ellison BA MEI
Position: Membership and Education Advisor

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