University of Plymouth, BEng (Hons) Civil & Structural Engineering, 1996
Chartered Engineer, 2002
Member, Institution of Structural Engineers
Howard Tucker is a Chartered Engineer with 25 years of experience in the construction industry. Howard has worked on a broad range of projects with lead design roles on Heathrow Terminal 5 and major commercial and residential developments. He is involved in the forensic investigation of civil and structural engineering defects; particular expertise includes structural failures, the durability of steel and concrete structures, basement structures, period buildings, heavily loaded industrial floors and pavements, drainage and flooding problems. Howard also has a continuing interest in coastal engineering and the impact of wave action and erosion on the built environment.
Howard is regularly instructed as Expert Witness advising consulting engineers, contractors and building owners on the engineering issues in a wide range of disputes, including professional duties relating to design, materials and workmanship problems. Experienced in liaising with solicitors and barristers and preparing CPR-compliant reports and joint statements, he has been involved in advanced technical inquiries leading to the submission of Expert evidence to the High Court in England and the Sheriff Courts in Scotland.