Professor Roger Plank CEng MICE FIStructE
Nominated by Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE)
Professor Roger Plank has held a number of prominent positions in both the steel construction sector and within the Institution of Structural Engineers, including as President in 2011. He joined the University of Sheffield in 1976, becoming Professor of Structural Engineering and Architecture in 1995. Roger established an internationally-renowned research group studying the behaviour of building structures in fire and he set up Vulcan Solutions to market associated modelling software. He retired from the University in 2010 but continues as a Director of Vulcan Solutions.
Roger joined the Engineering Council Board in 2013 to support the work of promoting the engineering profession and maintaining high standards. He is Chairman of the Privy Council and Governance Panel.