New NASTT Executive Director appointed

Matthew Izzard will be the new Executive Director of the North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT).

Mr Izzard will replace the outgoing Michael Willmets who will retire at the end of 2019.

New NASTT Executive Director Matthew Izzard.

With extensive experience in the trenchless technology industry going back to the 1980s, Mr Izzard is a past Chair of the UK Society of Trenchless Technology, current Vice Chair of the ISTT and has written and presented more than 40 papers around the world.

Mr Izzard said he is looking forward to engaging with NASTT members to create new opportunities for the industry and society.

“It is an honour to follow on from Mike Willmets as Executive Director and recognise the growth and status the society has achieved under his guidance,” he said.

“It is inspiring to have the opportunity to continue to develop this legacy with such a dynamic board, council and staff that have so many exciting ideas for the future.”

Mr Izzard is based in Seattle, Washington and has been a member of the NASTT since 2017.

For more information visit the NASTT website.

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