The Watt Club Council

The Watt Club Council acts on behalf of The Watt Club to help achieve its aims and objectives.

The Council has up to 20 members and meets three times a year. It also holds an Annual Meeting.

Current membership


Keith Wallace
19 January 2012 – 19 January 2016 (second term)
BEng Civil Engineering 1985


Norman Chipakupaku
6 March 2013  – 6 March 2016 (second term)
MSc Business Management, 2005

Immediate Past President

Gregor J. Colville
1 November 2009 – 19 January 2012
MEng Chemical Engineering with Energy Resource Engineering 1999

Vice-Chancellor & Principal (ex officio)


Secretary of the University (ex officio)

Ann Marie Dalton

President of the Student Union (ex officio)

Jessie Nelmes

Members representing overseas branches

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

Members elected by The Watt Club (three)

Somya Grover
Suhani Kapoor
Anna Chawinga

Co-opted members (up to five)

Mr Michael Ross
Mr Milos Bartosek

Honorary Secretary & Treasurer

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