The President

Ian Firth FREng, BSc, MSc, DIC, CEng, FIStructE, FICE, FConsE

Chartered Structural & Civil Engineer

Ian Firth is currently a Director of COWI (formerly Flint & Neill). He is a world leading expert in bridge design and construction.

During his career Ian has been involved with world famous bridge projects like the strengthening of the Severn Bridge, Erskine Bridge and West Gate Bridge, and the concept design of Stonecutters’ Bridge in Hong Kong, as well as many smaller pedestrian bridges such as the new Inner Harbour Bridge in Copenhagen. He is also a leading advocate of bridge-building charity Bridges to Prosperity.

You can view the Presidential Address as published in The Structural Engineer here from Monday 1 February 2017.


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