Speaker : John Drewett
John is a Fellow of The Institution of Civil Engineers and Professional Member of the Institute of Corrosion. He has worked in the concrete repair industry for 35 years with Concrete Repairs Ltd (CRL). John helped pioneer the use of fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composites for structural strengthening and was a member of the Concrete Society Steering Committee, which published the industry guidance, documents TR55 & TR57. Five years ago, CRL established a new business, Lifespan Structures, to provide a design and manufacturing service for new FRP composite bridges. John continues to promote the use of FRP composites in the construction industry as a sustainable alternative to steel and concrete.