David commenced his career in the Aerospace industry being responsible for the design of composite structures within civil and military aircraft, however, for the last 25 years David has owned and run several companies specialising in FRP Composites Engineering and has also undertaken complete design and build projects and worked in a variety of countries including the UK, Europe, Middle East, Far East, USA and even in the Antarctic.
Optima Projects is a small consultancy specialising in the design and engineering of FRP composite structures for all industries including construction, civil engineering, marine, renewables, oil and gas etc. David also provides Project Management and Procurement services for complete composite solutions.
David is particularly interested in developing new and challenging applications for FRP composites including large structures for bridges and buildings. Recent work has included some large FRP structures on the 2nd tallest building in the world in the Middle East, an innovative new FRP building in the USA and the design of several FRP composite bridges.