Samuel THORBURN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1930-10-15
Education Hamilton Acad, Royal Technical Coll (now Univ of Strathclyde)
Publications N/A
Recreations golf, painting, gardening
Clubs N/A
Style Dr Sam Thorburn, CBE, FREng
Career design and construction engr Colvilles Ltd 1951-58, chief engr Whatlings Foundations Ltd 1958-61; engrg dir: Caledonian Foundations Ltd 1961-64, GKN Foundations Ltd 1964-66; Thorburn Gp: fndr 1966, dir Thorburn Associates 1966-90, dir Thorburn plc 1990-92, gp conslt 1992-99; tstee and visiting prof Univ of Strathclyde; pres IStructE 1997-98; chm: Certification Advsy Cncl for the Service Sector, Int Ctee on Professional Practice Int Soc of Soil Mechanics and Fndn Engrg, Ctee responsible for Govt Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds, Ctee responsible for Guidance on Temporary Demountable Structures, Building Standards Advsy Ctee Scottish Exec, Scottish Registration Bd for Certifiers of Design (Building Structures), Advsy Ctee David Livingstone Centre for Sustainability 2007-; memb: Cncl and Exec Ctee ICE, Football Licensing Authy, Standing Ctee on Structural Safety; conslt Dept of Energy, specialist advsr to Home Office and Defence Ctees House of Commons, advsr Br design and construction of bridge fndns; former memb Tech Advsy Ctee: BSI, CIRIA, Science and Research Cncl, DOE, Dept of Energy; former chm Tech Ctee: IStructE, ICE; Oscar Faber award IStructE 1970, Rear Adm John Garth Watson medal 1993, Gold medal IStructE 2003; Freeman Citizen of Glasgow; FICE 1967, FIStructE 1970, FASCE 1971, FREng 1984
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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