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Sheila Lauchlan



Sheila Lauchlan is IGEM's first female President.  She is a self-employed engineer and director of Edinburgh-based consultancy, Perfect Dimensions Ltd. Sheila works on complex high pressure gas pipeline projects as well as writing procedures for multi-utility infrastructure works, and acting as Technical Advisor for companies operating on the Gas Industry Registration Scheme.

Born in Edinburgh, she graduated from Edinburgh's Napier University with a BSc honours degree in Industrial Design (Technology). She has worked within the gas industry since 2000, starting as an Administrative Assistant with Transco Connections.

A former Chair of the Scottish section of IGEM, she remains an active member of the section's management committee.  Sheila also sits on several IGEM committees and is Vice Chair of the membership committee.  She is an Incorporated Engineer and Fellow of the Institution.

Sheila is a keen sailor, a qualified Yachtmaster, commercial Skipper and part-time yacht Cruising Instructor.  She is also a registered Zumba instructor and qualified as a fitness instructor at the start of this year.

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