Dr Scott Steedman is Director of Standards at BSI, where he is responsible for the work of the UK National Standards Body, representing the UK internationally, and for advising industry and government on the role of standardisation in the economy.
Prior to joining BSI in January 2012, Dr Steedman spent around 20 years working on major infrastructure and building projects in the UK and around the world for companies including GIBB, Whitbybird, High-Point Rendel and Foster Wheeler Energy. Formerly a lecturer at the University of Cambridge, he has specialised in natural disasters, forensic engineering, and risk and innovation strategy. He was an independent member of the Defence Scientific Advisory Council for six years, authoring several reports on the management of safety and risk on MOD platforms.
Dr Steedman has been a vice-president of both the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Royal Academy of Engineering and continues to act as Editor-in-Chief of the Academy’s flagship magazine, Ingenia. He is an Executive Director on the Group Board of BSI and a Non-Executive Director of the Board of the Port of London Authority.