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London, Southern & Eastern Section

IGEM has a network of Sections that enhances membership by offering a local perspective and enabling involvement with issues in and around the gas industry. The Sections are run by volunteers who organise a range of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) events and networking opportunities.

Each Section has its own Chair and Secretary to deal with any queries you may have within your area.


Forthcoming events:


The Section Committee

The London, Southern & Eastern Section committee host regular events throughout the year, these include technical visits, industry paper presentations or social events.

The committee have a monthly meeting, via teleconference. The meetings discuss Section activity and are usually for an hour.  If you are interested in joining the committee please contact


Sam Wilson, London, Southern & Eastern Section Chair

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Sam Wilson is the UK Operations Director for ULC Robotics and is responsible for the operational deployment of ULC's new and existing technologies, from initial field trial to full commercial deployment in the UK.

Sam started his engineering career as a mechanical engineering apprentice in the British Ministry of Defence, completing two Advanced Modern Apprenticeships and a HNC in Mechanical Engineering. He joined SGN's Management Trainee Programme in 2008 and held operational management roles before being appointed as a Project Manager in SGN's Innovation team, leading SGN's robotic development and deployment programmes. Sam also holds a HND in Gas Network Engineering Management and is currently seeking professional registration as a Chartered Engineer through the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers.

During his year as Chair Sam wants ensure the Section continues to provide high quality technical visits and briefings. That these events are available to all members across the region, varying the location of events across the Sections footprint. He would also like to encourage younger members to become more active in the Section and to attend events.


Gregg Dadson, Immediate Past Chair

Gregg is currently working as Technical Support Engineer for the National Grid Grain LNG Importation Terminal, based in Kent. Prior to this, he completed a Mechanical Engineering Technology degree whilst working as a Terminal Engineer at Avonmouth LNGS, the last gas liquefaction plant in the UK.


Contact Details

Chairman: Sam Wilson

Secretary: Dominic Cummings

Treasurer: Alexandra de Araujo


Section Events

For information on the Southern District Section events please see the events calendar by clicking here