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September 14, 2016

AT GSE WE ARE EXTREMELY PROUD OF OUR TEAM, WITHOUT THEM WE WOULDN’T BE WHERE WE ARE TODAY. THIS SPOTLIGHT IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO GET TO KNOW US A LITTLE BETTER AND THIS POST IS ALL ABOUT PAUL BENNETT A SENIOR ASSOCIATE HERE AT GREEN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING.

WHAT WAS THE FIRST ALBUM YOU EVER BOUGHT??

The Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders from Mars by David Bowie – it was the soundtrack to my youth)

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE BOOK?

Mon Ami Mate by Chris Nixon – from an era when men were men.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHAT LUXURY ITEM COULD YOU NOT LIVE WITHOUT?

Hi-fi system and record collection.

WHO IS YOUR IDEAL DINNER PARTY GUEST AND WHY?

Jack Charlton, a Leeds United legend for 15 years – so that he could autograph my 1972 Cup Final programme!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHAT WAS YOUR VERY FIRST JOB?

Summer job as a Sales Assistant in a Builder’s Merchant, helped fund my record collection (see 3.)

WHO WOULD PLAY YOU IN THE HOLLYWOOD BLOCKBUSTER OF YOUR LIFE?

Samuel L Jackson – a true thespian.

WHY DID YOU GO INTO STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING?

I enjoyed maths and physics at school, engineering and construction runs in the family so I was really primed to join the industry.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE STRUCTURE FROM AROUND THE WORLD AND WHY?

The CN Tower in Toronto – an iconic structure of its time, with a cool rotating restaurant at the top.