Trevor Draycott, the former Buildings and Standards Manager with Lancashire County Council's Department of Property Services
has 50 years experience in the construction industry. For 20 years he was also an associate lecturer in structures at Lancashire
Polytechnic, now the University of Central Lancashire in Preston. For many years he served on the Institution of Structural
Engineers, North West Branch, professional interview panel and the North West regional committee of the Timber Research and
Development Association. Peter Bullman worked for Felix J Samuely and Partners, Taylor Woodrow Construction and Building
Design Partnership before joining Bolton Institute, now the University of Bolton, as a lecturer in structural engineering.
He has taught structural design on higher technician, degree and postgraduate courses, and has run courses to prepare engineers
for the IStructE Chartered Membership examination.