Allan Mann is a structural engineer with nearly 50 years of wide experience on the design and construction of all kinds structures. He has worked in general building; the nuclear and defence industries and on ‘rides’ / moving structures for a long time. He has also investigated many failures and worked in dispute resolution. Major structures he has been involved with include: nuclear plant at Sellafield, the Royal Opera House; development of the Nirex underground waste repository; Devonport Dockyard; the London Eye (and several other wheels) and construction of Wembley stadium. Allan annually gives lectures at Manchester and Leeds Universities on the MSc module on earthquake engineering and at Birmingham University on engineering failures.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineers and recipient of the Institution of Structural Engineers’ Gold Medal in 2011.