John B Packer

1990-1992 - John B Packer

John joined the NHS in 1958, and served during his early days under the guidance of Mr Maurice Burke, a much-respected Companion of the Institute and former Regional Engineer of the East Anglia Hospital Board.

In 1960, he was appointed Deputy Regional Engineer and was actively involved in the expansion of the Regional Works Organisation and Hospital Building Programme following the Government’s first major review publication of the Hospital Plan in 1962.

In 1968 he joined Oscar Faber and Partners, Consulting Engineers, as an Associate, with responsibility for several major teaching hospital developments. In 1975 he joined the partnership of W. F. Johnson and Partners, Leamington Spa, as Engineering Partner, and went on to be the Senior Engineering Director and Main Board Director of Johnson Partnership Ltd.

John has been active within IHEEM for many years, having been a member of council, Chairman of the Finance and General Purposes Committee, and a member of the Education, International Affairs and Membership Committees.