Wednesday 8 January 2014

Lord Finkelstein (left) talks with Dr Ian Ritchie CBE FREng (right) at the pre-lecture reception

Guests Barry Haseltine MBE FREng (right) and Sylvia Haseltine (centre) at the pre-lecture reception

Academy Fellows and their guests enjoying the pre-lecture reception

Fellows and their guests catching up at the pre-lecture reception

A capacity audience for the New Year Reception, the Academy’s first event of 2014

Fellows and their guests catching up at the pre-lecture reception

Sir John Parker GBE FREng welcomes all Fellows and guests to the New Year Reception and introduces the speaker, Lord Finkelstein

Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng watches the lecture from Lord Finkelstein, entitled The used car test

Lord Finkelstein gives the New Year Reception lecture, entitled The used car test

Lord Finkelstein gives the New Year Reception lecture, entitled The used car test

Sir John Parker GBE FREng (left) chairs a question and answer session with Lord Finkelstein (right) after his lecture

The audience of Fellows and their guests enjoying the informative and amusing lecture by Lord Finkelstein.

Sir John Parker GBE FREng (left) chairs a question and answer session with Lord Finkelstein (right) after his lecture

Sir John Parker GBE FREng announces the nomination for the next Royal Academy of Engineering President at the end of the lecture

A full house for the New Year Reception Lecture

Sir John Parker GBE FREng (left) with Lord Finkelstein (right), the speaker for the New Year Reception 2014

Fellows and their guests enjoy dinner at Prince Philip House

Fellows and their guests enjoy dinner at Prince Philip House

Fellows and their guests enjoy dinner at Prince Philip House