Fellowship is the highest grade of membership for our Corporate Members (Chartered Engineers, Incorporated Engineers, Engineering Technicians and Member Managers). It is awarded to engineers and managers who by their attainments have acquired and established reputation as an engineer or manager and have been engaged for a sufficient period in an important position of responsibility to which they have brought superior knowledge and practice.

Fellows are entitled to use the letters CEng FIGEM, IEng FIGEM, EngTech FIGEM or FIGEM (as applicable) after their name.


Every candidate for transfer to the class of Fellow shall comply with the following conditions:

  • Be a Corporate Member (MIGEM) with the Institution
  • Held for at least five years at the time of the application a position and level of responsibility in the Gas Industry appropriate to Chartered Engineer, Incorporated Engineer, Engineering Technician or Member Manager
  • Should have significant involvement in either the Council or its supporting Committees over a number of years
  • The scrutineers or Membership Committee may in certain circumstances recommend that an interview is required. If so the applicant by interview shall satisfy two existing Fellows of the Institution, that he/she is suitable for admittance into the Class of Fellow
  • Comply with any other conditions which may be prescribed by the Council from time to time.