Liaison Committee & Globe

The Liaison Committee is a body initiating contact between international associations of civil engineering. Formed in 1958, it  brings together the LC Membership:

CIB - International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction
represented by:
Kevin Goheen, Canada, President
Don Ward, CEO

ECCS - European Convention for Constructional Steelwork
represented by:
Johan Löw, Sweden, President
Véronique Baes-Dehan, Belgium, Secretary General

fib - International Federation for Structural Concrete
represented by:
Tor Ole Olsen, Norway, President
David Fernández-Ordóñez, Spain, Secretary General

IABSE - International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering
represented by:
Fernando A. Branco, Portugal, President
Chep Uytiepo, Switzerland, Executive Director

IASS - International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures
represented by:
Sergio Pellegrino, USA, President
Beatriz Mateo, Spain, Secretary General


RILEM - International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures
represented by:
Nicolas Roussel, France, President
Judith Hardy, France, Secretary General

GLOBE - Global Consensus on Sustainability in the Built Environment

The objective of the Global Consensus on Sustainability in the Built Environment – GLOBE - is to direct the attention of the global community, politicians, industry leaders, and societal decision-makers to the critical importance of the built environment for sustainable development at global and local scales. To learn more about the consensus, please visit Globe page.


David A. Nethercot, UK