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Mission and strategy


To inspire, inform and influence the global community of young professional engineers, supporting and promoting technology innovation to meet the needs of society.


What do we want to achieve?

  • Young professionals are contributing to the IET’s wider strategy
  • Young professionals understand and experience the value of being involved with the IET
  • Young professionals have the opportunity to share knowledge and experience
  • Raise the profile and awareness of young professionals within the IET.


What will we do to achieve it?

  • Undertake projects to address key issues that impact young professionals
  • Showcase role models that young professionals can aspire to
  • Provide platforms and opportunities for young professionals to build their personal networks
  • Contribute to content that young professionals will find interesting and useful
  • Improve communications to young professionals on the platforms that they like to use.

YPC constitution

The Committee has a total of 13 defined positions, as follows. Unless specified, these positions are not location-specific to ensure our Global YP volunteer and membership base is represented. Each year (October to September), there is an opportunity to apply for a position on the committee.

  • Chair
  • Vice-Chair
  • Past Chair
  • Appointed Member - UK Focus
  • Appointed Member - Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Focus
  • Appointed Member - Americas Focus
  • Appointed Member - Asia Pacific Focus
  • Appointed Member - South Asia Focus
  • Appointed Member - Skills Based
  • Appointed Member - Technical Network Focus
  • Student Representative
  • Apprentice Representative
  • Board of Trustee Representative