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.