AGM and Annual Reports

Notice of Annual General Meeting
Wednesday 31st October 2018

Notice is hereby given that the 95th Annual General Meeting of the Institution of Fire Engineers will be held in the Lomond Suite, Edinburgh International Conference Centre, The Exchange, Edinburgh, EH3 8EE on Wednesday 31st October 2018 at 10.00am.

Agenda

1. To receive apologies for absence.
2. To approve and sign the minutes of the Ninety Fourth Annual General Meeting of the Institution of Fire Engineers held at Manchester Conference Suite, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service Training Centre, Cassidy Close, Manchester on the 11th July 2017 at 10.00am as published in the International Fire Professional journal (August 2017).
3. To announce the result of the ballots for election to the Board of Directors and to confirm the Directors in office.
4. To announce the members of the International General Assembly and to note the Leader and Vice Leader of the International General Assembly.
5. To receive and adopt the Annual Report of the Board of Directors for the year ended 31 December 2017.
6. To receive and adopt the Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2017.
7. To appoint the Auditor for 2018 and to authorise the Board to agree the Auditor’s remuneration.
8. To receive a Valedictory Address from the retiring International President, Mr Martin Shipp BSc (Physics) CEng FIFireE CPhys MInstP.
9. To install Mr Richard Fowler MSc, BEng, CFIFireE, CMgr, MCMI as the International President of the Institution for the year 2018-2019 and to hand over to him the Letters Patent for the Grant of Arms of the Institution.
10. To present the retiring International President with a Past President’s Badge.
11. To receive an Address from the International President.
12. Presentation of Awards..

By order of the Board of Directors
Dr Graham Cory
Chief Executive Officer and Company Secretary
(As published in the International Fire Professional journal August 2018 issue)

During the AGM, members will be asked to vote on the following Ordinary Resolutions.

  • to receive the Annual Report of the Board for the year ending 31 December 2017 
  • to receive the Financial Statements for the year ending 31 December 2017 of the Institution and the auditors’ report on them.
  • to appoint the Auditor for 2018 and authorise the Board to agree the Auditor’s remuneration.

If you are unable to attend and vote at the AGM you are entitled to appoint a Proxy to attend and vote on your behalf in accordance with Article 16. To appoint a Proxy, please complete, sign and date the Proxy Form and email it to company.secretary@ife.org.uk or post it to the Institution's Head Office to arrive by 10.00 GMT on Monday 29th October 2018.

Download a Proxy Form



Election of members to the Board of Directors 2018

This year the election of members to the Board of Directors is being conducted electronically. There are two vacancies for Board Directors to be elected by the membership. The election of Board Directors is conducted in accordance with By-Law 25(b) of the Institution's Articles of Association. The document is available on the Institution's website here or can be obtained on request by contacting the Institution's Head Office. Students and those in the class of Affiliate and Affiliate Organisation are not entitled to vote. Please note, the election will close on 10 October 2018 at 12noon BST.

Voting members of the IFE have been sent an email from our partners UK Engage who are conducting the vote on behalf of the IFE. This was issued on 26 September 2018. If you have not received your voting email and link please contact IFE Head Office by clicking here.


Annual report for the year ending 31 December 2017

Please click here to view the latest Annual Report. You are also able to view previous years' reports.