A selection of our members:
Following a short career at sea after qualifying as a Radio Officer for the Merchant Navy in 1983; Alan spent several years in Electronics & computer retailing with a major UK/US company before returning to a more technical side of life on joining the fast growing industry of Utility Detection & Mapping with his appointment at Adien Ltd in 2001. Since Adien’s acquisition by PipeHawk Plc in 2003 Alan has worked in several countries across Europe & the Middle East and been involved with a number of UK & European Industry led initiatives including: Mapping The Underworld, Vista and WATERPIPE, as well as working alongside the UK Construction Industry College in the formation of the nationally recognised NVQ/SVQ qualification for the Management & Supervision of Spatial Data. His wealth of knowledge and experience in the planning, operation, & technical issues surrounding the use of Electromagnetic & Ground Probing Radar systems in the detection & location of buried utilities infrastructure is now being applied to the creation of new products and services for the Streetworks industry and the formation of a standardised training programme for GPR use in Europe, for EuroGPR.
First appointed - 6th November 2008