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Midlands 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 Chairperson and Secretary to deal with any queries you may have within your area.

Vic Tuffen

Chairman Midlands Section

Vic TuffenVic is one of the foremost authorities on meter lifecycle management in the industry. Few people have the breadth and depth of experience that he has amassed over 35 years in the sector. He joined British Gas North Western in 1980 as a Gas Engineering Technical Apprentice and held several positions in the regional service department. He left the region in 1993 and joined the Emergency and Meterwork Project. In 1996 he joined Transco where he progressed to Principal Engineer for Metering before moving to Advantica to manage metering R&D and technical support. In 2002, he joined GWi as their Divisional Head of Engineering where he remained until he established Tuffentech Services in 2008, providing consultancy and technical solutions to the energy and utility sector. Today, he is a Fellow of IGEM and Immediate Past President of the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA). Vic is actively involved at committee level for both IGEM and the EUA. Outside work, Vic is a Director at The Lutterworth Academies Trust and Chair of the governing body for Lutterworth College. He also continues to play drums in the band Blurred Vision.


Contact Details

Chairman: Vic Tuffen

Secretary: Nathan Turner



Section Events

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