IABSE British Group Executive Committee:

The IABSE British Group is headed by three officers, with 20 members forming the executive committee:

IAN Firth


Ian Firth is Chief Operating Officer at Flint & Neill. Ian’s areas of expertise are in the design, analysis and assessment of steel and concrete structures, particularly in relation to major bridges and special structures, and the application of new materials. He directs engineering projects, large and small, around the world, and provides specialist advice on long span bridge design, construction and maintenance. He also directs the engineering design and assessment of complex building structures and other projects.

Mark Bulmer

Hon. Secretary

Mark is a Technical Director for AECOM’s major bridges group, where he leads and manages major bridge projects in the UK and overseas.
He started his career working for bridge building contractors before moving to consultant AECOM in 2001; and has been involved in temporary works design, construction engineering, inspection, assessment, and design of large structures, including major bridges. His particular specialism is suspension bridges and he has been involved in over 20 suspension bridges throughout his career.

Jeff Young

Hon. Treasurer

Jeff has an impressive portfolio of bridges to his name.
He is Mott MacDonald’s leading expert in the design and construction of long span cable supported bridges, and has specialist expertise in bridge aerodynamics, seismic engineering and the fabrication/ erection of major steel bridges. In his 35 years with the Group, he has worked on bridges in the Middle East, the Far East, the USA and UK, and has advised bridge owners and builders from China to California.


Executive Committee
Jumana Al-Zubaidi Imperial College / Mott Macdonald
Alfredo Cámara-Casado City University London
Peter Curran (Membership Secretary) Ramboll
Ed Dablin Tony Gee & Partners
Brian Duguid Mott Macdonald
Philip Goodall Integral Engineering Design
Tony Harris Parsons Brinckerhoff
Bill Harvey Obvis
Jason Hyde Mott MacDonald
Martin Kirk Arup
Andreas Lampropoulos Brighton University
Neil Loudon Highways Agency
Angus Low Arup
Fernando Madrazo-Aguirre Flint & Neil
Fergus McCormick Buro Happold
Edmund Metters Buro Happold
David Nethercott Imperial College
Tom Osborne Knight Architects
Ana Ruiz-Teran Imperial College
David Smith Atkins
Caroline Tong CH2M Hill
Alison Waterworth AECOM

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