service manager, highways
David studied civil and structural engineering at Sheffield University, and following graduation in 1986, he was taken on by Somerset County Council as a trainee engineer. He has worked in a variety of roles over the ensuing 37 years, at first in the design and construction of new roads and bridges, and latterly in highway maintenance and management. He is now a service manager - Highways at Somerset Council, a new single unitary authority. David is also chair of the ICE Taunton City Club, part of ICE South West.