Ed Almond

What I Do

Ed is a Fellow and Chief Executive & Secretary of the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET). IET is an inter-disciplinary, inclusive and international organisation dedicated to working together with others to Engineer a Better World.

Bio & Background

Ed's background is in Biotechnology and he commenced his research career working with archaebacteria to express genes from extreme thermophiles in eubacteria.  He subsequently worked in the finance and construction sectors before joining IET in 2001, where he developed strategy, planning and performance management for the organisation before becoming Finance Director and subsequently Chief Executive. 

Ed is passionate about the role of engineering & technology in addressing the biggest challenges facing humankind.  He is an MBA and Fellow of the Institution of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.