Wood’s Craig Shanaghey appointed to AFBE-UK advisory board


AFBE-UK has appointed an energy industry leader to its advisory board. Craig Shanaghey, President of Operations Services for Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) at global consulting and engineering firm Wood, becomes the tenth member of the AFBE-UK advisory board. Craig is also chair of OGUK’s Diversity and Inclusion Task Group, and is a member of the Energy Leaders’ Coalition, a … Read More

Chemical Engineering and the Energy Transition

Events, NextGen

How Chemical Engineers are contributing to the energy transition The design and operations of processes that produce and/or utilize energy are fundamental aspects of chemical engineering but with the move towards cleaner energy sources how will the role of chemical engineers evolve? In this talk Dr Ollie Folayan will discuss the ways in which chemical engineers are offering solutions to … Read More

AFBE’s Next Big Idea Pitching Competition

Events, News

Do you have an idea that you’d like to take to the next level? Then AFBE’s Next Big Idea pitching competition is for you! Submit your idea by February 14, 2022 and you could win prizes and mentorship sponsored by RS components and more! The competition will take place in person on 22nd April 2022 at the IET Savoy Place … Read More

NMIS Careers in Manufacturing


Transitioning to the Manufacturing Industry Picture this You have the opportunity to work for a company like Diageo or Scottish Power and the Scottish government pays your wages for six months while you learn to use your transferable skills in a new sector. Exciting isn’t it? AFBE-UK Scotland is partnering with two fantastic organisations, the National Manufacturing Institute of Scotland … Read More

Transcend Leadership Programme Prospectus


With great pleasure, the AFBE Leadership Team would like to present its leadership training programme – TRANSCEND. TRANSCEND is designed for people of colour in senior, lead and mid-management roles in their organisation who have the ambition to progress into senior management and executive positions in their careers. Available places on the virtual programme are limited and shortlisted candidates will … Read More

RAF Virtual Event – Access All Areas


Explore the roles of the RAF within an immersive hangar with an opportunity to discover information on key roles, as well as chat live with a specialist RAF recruiter. All from the comfort of your own home. Find out more about life in the RAF An immersive, interactive 360° experience Find your force – discover a role for you Download … Read More

Recipe for a Skyscraper


In this episode, structural engineer and author of ‘Built, the Hidden Stories Behind our Structures’, Roma Agrawal, will bring you a step-by-step guide on how to build a skyscraper. Roma will discuss the engineering, creativity and philosophy of sky scrapers and their designers. Don’t try to build a skyscraper yourself without listening to this first. About the Speaker Roma Agrawal MBE … Read More

Job Vacancy!


AFBE UK Scotland Membership Engagement Officer Intern AFBE-UK promotes higher achievements in education and engineering particularly among people from black and minority ethnicity (BME) backgrounds. AFBE-UK was founded in 2007. We are a registered not-for profit organisation that encourages people of black and minority ethnicity to study engineering, support those who aspire to be successful engineers, promote engineering in schools and … Read More

Winners announced at 2021 AFBE-UK Scotland Diversity and Inclusion Awards

Gala, News

Diversity and inclusion successes in the energy and engineering sectors were celebrated at the AFBE-UK Scotland awards ceremony in Aberdeen last night. (Thursday, October 21, 2021) An evening of inspiration, celebration, networking and multicultural entertainment took place at The Marcliffe Hotel and Spa near Aberdeen, with Aberdeen Lord Provost Barney Crockett, industry leaders, professionals and students in attendance. IMRANDD and Baker Hughes … Read More