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External Appointments

  • Impact Assessor for REF 2021 and Panel B sub-panel 12 for Engineering (2020-22)
  • Member of IStructE Council 2015-2017 and IStructE Research Panel 2015-2016
  • Member of IStructE Midland Counties Regional Group Committee (Sessions 1995 to date)
  • Member of the Editorial Board to Structures the Elsevier research journal of The Institution of Structural Engineers 
  • Member of EPSRC Peer Review College (2000-)
  • Academic member of Composites UK and the Construction Sector Group (2016-)
  • Member of CEN/TC 250 (Structural Eurocodes) Working Group 4 for Fibre Reinforced Polymer Structures; thereby influencing policy and practice
  • BSi (Technical Committee BS/525 Building and Civil Engineering Structures) nominated UK expert member to CEN/TC 250/WG4 (Structural Eurocodes); Working Group 4 for Fibre Reinforced Polymer Structures (2009-)
  • Member of Project Team WG4.T2 drafting the Technical Specification (prEN 19101) for Design of Fibre-Polymer Composite Structures, stage 2 of 3 towards a structural Eurocode (2018-2023)
  • Affiliated member of ASCE Fiber Composites and Polymers Standards Committee preparing standard Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) of Pultruded Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Structures; current expected publication in 2022.
  • Member of International Editorial Board for the Journal of Composites in Construction (1997-2013)
  • Member of EPSRC Network LIMESNET (Network for Low Impact Materials and Innovative Engineering Solutions for Ground and Structural Engineering) (2011-2012)
  • Past Chairman to IStructE Midland Counties Branch (Session 2010)
  • Past member of IStructE Journal Editorial Board for The Structural Engineer (Sessions 2005-2011)