Speaker : David Peake


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David studied civil & structural engineering at Sheffield University and following graduation in 1986, he was taken on by Somerset County Council as a trainee engineer.  He has working in a variety of roles over the ensuing 32 years, at first in the design and construction of new roads and bridges and latterly in highway maintenance and management.  He has been an Area Highway Manager since 2000.  David has been heavily involved in SCC’s response to winter and emergency events, including the major flooding of 2014, followed by the subsequent recovery, and the snow of March 2018.