22 February 202418:00 - 20:00 GMT
Roland Levinsky Building LT, Plymouth University, Plymouth, PL4 8AA
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This is a hybrid event.
IStructE's Devon & Cornwall Regional Group is glad to present Peter Marsh's talk at the University of Plymouth. Peter will describe some of the unexpected challenges of planning, mobilising, managing and delivering construction projects in a variety of locations around the world from the remote Roof of Africa to the most developed cities on the planet.
18:00 to 18:30 – Refreshments prior to talk. Tea/Coffee and biscuits.
18:30 to 19:30 – Talk by Peter Marsh
1930 to 20:00 – Questions from audience
Peter Marsh, Construction Director, Engineering, Marine & Technology at Babcock International Group
Peter is a civil engineer with 40 years’ experience. He is currently Head of SHE and CDM Compliance for Babcock on the Astute Readiness Programme, infrastructure upgrade at Devonport.
Peter has delivered major infrastructure projects across the marine, power, nuclear and transportation sectors leading international teams in all these fields, working throughout the UK and in Africa, the Middle East and Far East during two career spells with the Kier Group and raised his family in Thailand, Dubai, Hong Kong and Cornwall. .
Peter is an active member of the construction industry in the South West of England and has been Chairman and Vice-Chairman of CECA (SW) (Civil Engineering Contractors Association South West) and is a member of the University of Plymouth, School of Civil Engineering’s Industrial Advisory Committee bringing together practitioners and academics for the benefit of the students. He promotes careers in civil engineering and the wider construction industry amongst secondary schools in the Bournemouth and Poole region where he grew up.
Peter has been a keen amateur diver since 1976 and has pursued this passion in many locations around the world combined his skills in this field during marine projects in Malawi, Thailand, Dubai and Malaysia whilst working on marine projects in these locations.
Peter lives in Cornwall with his wife and has three adult children.
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