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New President for The Institution of Structural Engineers

Posted: 21st January 2016

Alan Crossman CEng FIStructE FICE MCIWEM has been appointed 2016 President of The Institution of Structural Engineers, the world’s leading professional body for qualifications and standards in structural engineering. Alan gave his inaugural address to the Institution at its London Headquarters on 15 January.

Alan is an independent structural and civil engineering consultant, previously Technical Director - Structural Engineering and EMAI Knowledge Leader - Structures & Architecture for MWH Global, where he was involved with award-winning projects like the Loch Katrine, Peacehaven and Chingford South Water Treatment Works.

Alan’s experience covers major projects in the domestic, industrial, commercial, development and temporary works sectors, during which he gained a wide knowledge of prefabricated construction methods for precast concrete, structural steelwork and timber.

He has participated in research projects at Nottingham University, City University and served on an industrial advisory board at Brunel University, while he has also played a leading role in overseas project work in Europe, Scandinavia, West Africa, Hong Kong, India and the Middle East.

Alan has been a member of The Institution of Structural Engineers since 1969, during which time he has provided enthusiastic leadership through his work with the Institution’s Regional Groups, Board and Council.