The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is the principal
association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom.

List of former BGA Chairs

Here you can find a list of the former BGA Chairs

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Chairs of the British Geotechnical Association (BGA)/ British Geotechnical Society (BGS)

2017 – 2019 Martin Preene, Preene Groundwater Consulting
2015 – 2017 Stephan Jefferis, Environmental Geotechnics
2013 – 2015 Chris Menkiti, Geotechnical Consulting Group
2011 – 2013 Rab Fernie, Cementation Skanska
2009 – 2011 Sarah Stallebrass, City University
2007 – 2009 Hillary Skinner, Ramboll Whitby Bird
2005 – 2007 Mike Davies, University of Dundee
2003 – 2005 Tony Bracegirdle, Geotechnical Consulting Group
2001 – 2003 Barry Clarke, University of Newcastle
2000 – 2001Quentin Leiper, Carillion

Prior to 2000 the British Geotechnical Association (BGA) was the British Geotechnical Society (BGS)

1999 – 2001Q J Leiper, Carrilion
1997 – 1999 W H Craig, University of Manchester
1995 – 1997 H D St John, Geotechnical Consulting Group
1993 – 1995 J A Lord, Ove Arup & Partners
1991 – 1993 C R I Clayton, University of Surrey
1988 – 1990 A McGown, University of Strathclyde
1986 – 1987 S F Brown, University of Nottingham
1986 J B Boden, Building Research Establishment
1984 – 1985 P A Green, Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick & Partners
1982 – 1983 E T Brown, Royal School of Mines, London
1979 – 1981 C P Wroth, University of Oxford
1978 A N Schofield, University of Cambridge
1975 – 1977 N E Simons, University of Surrey
1972 – 1974 A D M Penman, Building Research Establishment
1969 – 1971 M J Tomlinson, G Wimpey & Co Ltd
1968 – 1969 R E Gibson, Kings College, London
1966 – 1967 W H Ward, Building Research Station
1963 – 1965 A W Bishop, Imperial College, London
1960 – 1962 J K T L Nash, Kings College, London
1957 – 1959 L F Cooling, Building Research Station
1956 H J B Harding, John Mowlem & Co.
1955 L F Cooling, Building Research Station
1949 – 1954 W K Wallace

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