Ian Firth

Creative, imaginative and innovative engineering solutions.

A structural engineering consultant with over 39 years' experience in the design, assessment and structural investigation of a wide variety of bridges and other structures.

Passionate about the vital importance of long lasting high quality design in the built environment, Ian chose to emphasise this in his inaugural lecture as President of the Institution of Structural Engineers in 2017 and in his presentation at TED 2018. His focus is on conceiving and delivering the right solution to fit the context and creating structures of lasting value and delight.