Dr Donald Lamont – MBE, B.Sc, M.Eng, PhD, C.Eng, FICE, FCIHT, FCIWEM.
Director - Hyperbaric & Tunnel Safety Ltd
Donald graduated in 1971 and worked for 13 years supervising the construction of roads, bridges, pipelines and small diameter tunnels. He was HSE’s head of tunnel and ground engineering from 1987 to 2010 and Inspector for the Channel Tunnel Safety Authority till 2011. He now runs his own specialist consultancy, Hyperbaric and Tunnel Safety Ltd.
Donald chairs the BS committee for BS 6164 “Safety in Tunnelling” and sits on the European Standards committee for tunnel machinery safety. He is the Animateur of ITA’s Working Group 5 - Health and Safety in Works.
In 2007, he was awarded the British Tunnelling Society’s James Clark Medal for his career contribution to UK tunnelling and in the 2011 was appointed an MBE for services to health and safety in tunnelling.