Gordon Grier Thomson MASTERTON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1954-06-09
Education Dunfermline HS, Univ of Edinburgh (Trevelyan scholar, ICE Prize, Lindsay Prize, Innes Prize, BSc), Open Univ (BA), Imperial Coll London (MSc, DIC)
Publications N/A
Recreations sailing, cycling, books, opera, engineering history, genealogy
Clubs Smeatonians
Style Gordon Masterton, Esq, OBE
Career Jacobs UK (formerly Babtie Gp): engr 1976-82, project engr 1982-91, dir responsible for bridge works 1991-95, estab Kuala Lumpur office 1995-96, dir i/c buildings and bridge works 1997-2001, md Facilities Business Centre 2001-02, md Environment Business Centre 2003-04, vice-pres environment 2004-09; UK Govt project rep Crossrail 2009-; many structural design projects incl: Buccleuch Street Bridge Dumfries (design commendation Saltire Awards 1986), A75 Annan Bypass (Annan River Bridge awarded design commendation Saltire Awards 1990) and Dumfries Bypass, A74 upgrade to D3 motorway; ICE: memb Cncl 1999-, vice-pres 2002-05, pres 2005-06, chm Glasgow & West of Scot Assoc 2000-01 (hon sec 1986-89), chm Structural and Buildings Bd 2000-02, memb Archive Panel 2001-05, memb Investigating Panel 2001-04, chm Working Gp on Registers Approved Lists and Licensing of Engrs, fndr memb Panel for Conservation Accreditation Register for Engrs, chm ICE Asia-Pacific Regnl Ctee 2007-13, chm Panel for Historical Engrg Works 2013-; chm: Professional Bodies Coll of Scot Construction Industry Gp 2001-04, Construction Industry Cncl 2010-12 (chm Health & Safety Ctee 2008-10), Constructionskills Scotland Industry Advsy Gp 2008-09; ICE/IstructE/HSE Standing Ctee on Structural Safety 2009; cmmr Royal Cmmn on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Scotland (vice-chm 2008-14); memb: Wolfson Bridge Research Unit Advsy Ctee Univ of Dundee 1994-97, Structural Engrg Research Advsy Gp Univ of Dundee 1997-2002, ICE/IStructE Working Gp on Codes and Standards 1999-2000, ICE/IStructE Study Gp Safety in Tall Buildings 2001-02, Advanced Concrete and Masonry Centre Mgmnt Gp Univ of Paisley 2001-03, Master of Research Panel Univ of Dundee 2002-07, Cncl Royal Acad of Engrg 2008-11, External Affrs Ctee Royal Acad of Engrg 2012-; pt/t tutor Open Univ 1984-88, hon lectr Univ of Strathclyde 1991-94, visiting prof Univ of Paisley 1998-2003, visiting prof Glasgow Caledonia Univ 2011-, visiting prof Univ of Edinburgh 2012-; judge MacRobert Award 2012-; author and co-author numerous technical papers in engrg jls; television appearances: Life After People (History Channel), Engineering Empires: Britain (Discovery Channel), Thomas Telford: The Man Who Built Britain (Caledonian Television), Unbuilt Britain (Timeline Films) 1988-2011; dir Thomas Telford Ltd; tstee: Forth Bridges Visitor Centre Tst 1988-, Scottish Lime Centre Tst 1998-2009; reader The Royal Anniversary Tst; Jr Members' Prize IStructE Scot Branch 1977, Harding Prize Br Tunnelling Soc 1981, Philip Gooding travelling scholar Concrete Soc 1982; Hon DTech Glasgow Caledonian Univ 2007, Hon DEng Heriot Watt Univ 2012; CEng 1980, MIWEM 1981, FICE 1993 (MICE 1980), FIStructE 1994, fell Inst of Engrs and Shipbuilders in Scotland 2001 (vice-pres 2008-10, pres 2010-12), FREng 2006, FRSE 2007
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