The earthquake in L’Aquila in Italy that claimed the lives of 309 people and devastated the city was a terrible tragedy. But by sentencing Italian earthquake experts to six years for manslaughter, the Italian judicial system is compounding a...
I am the seismic business and skills leader for Arup in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. I joined Arup in 1990.
I've contributed to the development of a number of studies and guides on building design and the mitigation of earthquake and tsunami losses, as well as working on post-earthquake field missions around the globe.
In 2009, I was awarded the Shamsher Prakash prize for Excellence in Practice in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering.