The Watt Club Council

The Watt Club Council is the governing body of The Watt Club tasked with fulfilling the Club's mission "to enthuse and engage with the University's global community of former students (alumni), current students, friends, staff and other potential supporters to cultivate mutually beneficial, life long and relevant relationships."

The governance of The Watt Club is defined in its Constitution, adopted at the Annual General Meeting held on 6 October 2015, and the University's Ordinance E3, approved by the Court of the University on 9 October 2015.

Current Membership


Norman Chipakupaku
6 October 2015 - 31 December 2016 (first term) 
MSc Business Management, 2005


Mike Ross
6 October 2015 - 31 December 2016 (first term)
BSc Mathematics, 2011

Immediate Past President

(to 31 December 2016 only)

Keith Wallace
19 January 2012 – 6 October 2015
BEng Civil Engineering, 1985

President of the Student Union (ex officio)

Hannah Frances

Member of the Graduates' Association on Court

Trish Gray
BSc Computer Science, 1977

Co-Opted Graduate Member of the University Staff


Members Representing Overseas Branches

(to 31 December 2016)

Mohammed Alaa Al Moghayer (Dubai) 
TBC (Hong Kong) 
Albert Teo (Malaysia)
Axel Klafstad (Norway)
Thierryson Chua (Singapore)

Members Elected by The Watt Club (six)

Somya Grover
Suhani Kapoor
Anna Chawinga
TBC (x3)

Co-opted Members of The Watt Club (up to three)

Milos Bartosek

Secretary & Treasurer (Acting)

Gregor J. Colville 
MEng Chemical Engineering with Energy Resource Engineering, 1999

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