Colin is an expert in the design and construction of underground structures and fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng). He has more than 35 years’ experience in the tunnelling industry. In 2011, he successfully led (on behalf of the British Tunnelling Society) the formation of the MSc in Tunnelling and Underground Space at the University of Warwick. Colin actively supports the course as a member of the Industrial Advisory Panel and is a champion of / lecturer on the Construction Methods module of the course. In 2015, he became Royal Academy of Engineering Professor of Innovation and Tunnelling at the university.