The Company gathered on 25th April 2023 at the Vintners’ Hall for its Annual General Meeting (Common Hall). This followed on from a meeting of the Court where the outgoing Master, Audrey Canning, took the chair. During the course of the AGM the new Master, Wardens and Court Assistants for 2023-24 were installed and assumed office. The new team consists of:

  • Master Engineer – Raymond Joyce
  • Senior Warden – Dr Dolores Byrne OBE
  • Middle Warden – Eur Ing Penny Taylor JP
  • Junior Warden – Prof Andrew McNaughton FREng

Following the AGM, a reception was held for members and guests, prior to the Installation Dinner itself at which 120 sat down to a really excellent meal, prepared and served by the Vintners’ caterers. The Master’s principal guest was Professor John Uff CBE KC FREng. As the evening drew to a close, and a new Company year commenced, Professor Uff was pleased to propose the Company toast – “The Worshipful Company of Engineers, may it flourish root and branch for ever“.