South Wales Branch

Institute Branches 

Steve O'Brien

Vice Chair
Michelle Clapham
Honorary Treasurer   

Honorary Secretary
Colin Macfarlane
Branch Welfare Officer
Mark Holt
Branch Representative to Council
Phil Edwards

To contact any of the above, email:

South Wales Branch Programme

All meetings commence at 6.00 pm and will take place on the third Thursday of the month, unless otherwise stated.

Thursday 27 September 2018*
Equine thermography

Venue: Vale of Glamorgan.

Thursday 18 October 2018*
Oil quality and oil debris monitoring

by Steve Greenfield and Dzmitry Korachkin.
Venue: Village Hotel, Cardiff.

Thursday 16 November 2018*
A life in NDT

by Roger Lyon.
Venue: Village Hotel, Cardiff.

Thursday 13 December 2018
Christmas meal (Indian meal)

Venue: Juboraj Big Windsor, Stuart Street, Cardiff Bay CF10 5BW.

Thursday 17 January 2019*
Presidents Meal

by Caroline Bull, outgoing BINDT President and John Hanson, BINDT President.
Venue: Village Hotel, Cardiff.

Thursday 21 February 2019*
Ultrasonic data analysis using artificial intelligence

by Neil Harrap, Principal Project Leader, TWI Ltd.
Venue: Village Hotel, Cardiff.

Thursday 21 March 2019*
Digital radiography and X-ray computed tomography

by Guy Tolley, North Star Imaging.
Venue: Village Hotel, Cardiff.

Thursday 25 April 2019* – POSTPONED
Visit to Newport Transporter Bridge

Venue: Newport.

Thursday 16 May 2019*
Apprenticeships – from the apprentice and the manager’s perspectives

Iain Baillie, BINDT President Elect, and Theo Vincent.
Venue: Village Hotel, Cardiff.

Thursday 20 June 2019
Annual General Meeting

5.30 pm for 6.00 pm
Venue: Ty Mawr, Graig Road, Lisvane, Cardiff CF14 0UF.

*indicates CPD content

CPD Points from Branch meetings
Attending Branch meetings indicated as containing CPD content can earn valuable points towards PCN certificate renewals.

If anyone is willing or interested in providing talks to Branches, please contact Cindy Bailey at BINDT ( with an indication of the preferred geographical areas where you could assist.