Peter HEAD

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1947-02-27
Education Tiffin Sch Kingston upon Thames, Imperial Coll London (BSc)
Books & Publications
Recreations gardening, painting, hill walking
Clubs N/A
Style Prof Peter Head, CBE, FREng
Career engr: Geo Wimpey & Co 1965-66, Freeman Fox & Partners 1969-80; Maunsell Group: sr engr 1980-84, assoc 1985-89, tech dir 1989-93, dir 1993-95, md 1995-97, chief exec 1997-2001; also dir Maunsell Structural Plastics Ltd 1983-97; corp devpt dir FaberMaunsell / AECOM 2001-04, dir ARUP 2004-11, exec chm Ecological Sequestration Tst 2011-; maj projects incl: Avonmouth Bridge Bristol 1970-74, Friarton Bridge Perth 1975-78, Myton Bridge Hull 1973-79, Second Severn Crossing 1984-96, Aberfeldy Bridge (world's first major advanced composite bridge) 1992, Kap Shui Mun Bridge Hong Kong 1993-97, Bonds Mill Bridge (world's first advanced composite road bridge) 1994, Rion-Antiron Bridge Greece 1998-2004, Tsing Lung Bridge Hong Kong 2000-03, Dongtan Eco-city Shanghai 2005-, Wanzhuang Eco-city Lang Fang 2006-; inventor of the advanced composite construction system and the SPACES bridge concept; cmmr GLA Sustainable Devpt Cmmn 2003-09, ICE Waste Mgmnt Bd 2003-07, chm SCI 2003-06; visiting prof in systems engrg Univ of Bristol 2008-, ICE Brunel lectr 2008-09, visiting prof in sustainable systems engrg Univ of Bristol 2011-, visiting prof in eco-cities Univ of Westminster 2012-; chair Bd Inst of Sustainability 2010-13; author and deliverer of numerous papers UK and overseas; nominated as one of 30 global eco-heros Time Magazine 2008; Hon Doctorate Univ of Bristol 2008; FICE 1977, FIHT 1981, FIStructE 1983, FREng 1996, FCGI 2001, FRSA 2006; >ir< John Howard Structural Challenge Award SE ICE 1984, Gold Medal BPF Congress 1986 and 1990, Premier Gold Award Plastics and Rubber Weekly Awards for Excellence in Design 1993, Personal Award for Best Presentation and Best Paper Euro Pultrusion Technol Assoc 1994, Royal Acad of Engrg Silver Medal for Outstanding Contrib to Br Engrg 1995, Prince Philip Award for Polymers in the Serv of Mankind 1996, Coopers Hill Meml Prize ICE 1997, laureate IABSE Award of Merit for Outstanding Contrib to Structural Engrg 1998 (first Br engr to receive honour since 1979), Telford Medal ICE 2005, Frank Whittle Medal RAE 2008, CNN Principle Voice 2008
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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