Senior Engineering Advisor
Dr. Forbes is recognized in the petroleum/petrochemical industry as an expert in civil onshore and marine terminal structures with more than 40 years in active professional practice and consulting. His professional expertise includes blast resistant design; design criteria for earthquake, wind and other extreme loads; evaluation and upgrading of existing structures; design of machinery support structures and foundations, water cooling towers, concrete chimneys and steel stacks; and structural vibration. He has
been a lead structural engineering consultant responsible for the development and application of civil/structural engineering technologies and project support/audit for a major international oil company. He currently provides such consulting services to oil companies worldwide.