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M Inst R
Engineer and Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Building Services
Engineers, and Member of the Institute of Refrigeration
active member of the CIBSE regional committee for ten years, including
two years as Chairman and on the Institution Council. The Institution
Assessor for four B-TEC courses at colleges around the country,
and on the NVQ committee to establish a template for a construction
National Vocational Qualification in Engineering and the Education
and Training Committee.
of the CIBSE prize with an extended essay entitled "The Aesthetics
of Building Services".
Lecturer at Bath University, School of Architecture & Civil
Engineering, tutoring architects and engineers for their final year
project and teaching building services engineering and CDM Regulations.
started as an apprentice design engineer with Norris Warming Co
(now part of Staveley Industries) in London and after completing
his training moved to the Bristol office where he was responsible
for major installation projects. He then became the Manager of a
firm of refrigeration engineers in Bristol where he gained substantial
experience not only in marketing but also refrigeration equipment
design and installation.
then followed a period of three years in the Middle East running
major projects including a leisure centre, the Rulers' Palace, a
Municipality Administrative Headquarters. He also was in charge
of a construction company plant and transport department with responsibility
for all construction plant and the transport fleet.
completion of these contracts he returned to MJN in Bristol and
was involved in major projects for both Bath and Bristol Universities,
Ministry of Defence Establishments and commercial developments.
followed a period as General Manager and Director of a small contractor
based in Wiltshire where his role was to assess the viability of
the company and report to the board of the holding company. This
resulted in a rationalisation of the groups contracting activities
and closure of the firm. Colin spent two years with Haden Young
in Southampton as both Contracts and Design and Build Manager. During
this time he was responsible for the Haden part of the Joint Venture
with John Laing Construction for the construction of Dorchester
six years prior to the formation of DAVIES ASPIN PARTNERSHIP
he was Chief Engineer and County Energy Manager for Avon County
Council responsible for the design of new projects and the maintenance
of services installations in over a thousand buildings with an energy
budget of almost £9m a year.
the formation of his partnership with Norman Aspin, he has been
increasingly involved with the Construction Industry Standing Conference
(CISC) developing National Vocational Qualifications. As a consultant
to the Building Services Development Group (BSEDG) this work has
extended into the building services field. He is, now, an Assessor
for a Level 5 National Vocational Qualification in Construction
Project Management and a Verifier for a number of building services