Passing away of our Founding President, José Medem Sanjuan

Past January 27th, WCCE Founding President José Medem Sanjuan passed away in Madrid, Spain. A visionary and a leader for a better world, and with the highest professional standards of the engineering profession, not only in Spain but throughout the world is his legacy. He was a teacher, mentor, professor, but mostly a friend, impacting and making a difference whether he became involved. Past President of the European Council of Civil Engineers ECCE, Past President of the European Federation of National Engineering Organizations FEANI, Past President of the World Federation of Engineering organizations WFEO, and Founding President of his last great project, the World Council of Civil Engineers, among the multiple professional organizations in which he was involved. A distinguished member of the PanAmerican Academy of Engineers since its foundation. He leaves us with a great legacy and path for all of us to follow.

We raise our prayers for his widow, Frida, and his sons, daughters and grandchildren for the irreparable loss. A Funeral Mass will be held at 8:00 PM in Madrid, next Wednesday 4th February at Nuestra Señora de la Moraleja Church, Calle Nardo, 44, 28109 Alcobendas, Madrid.