Managing director at East Midlands-based civil and structural engineering firm BSP Consulting David Sumner has been named a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

The accolade is the highest grade of membership of the ICE and is given in recognition of experience, expertise and contribution to the industry.

David is a founding director of BSP Consulting, which is based at Oxford Street, Nottingham, and also has offices at Pride Park, Derby, De Montfort Street, Leicester, and Solly Street, Sheffield.

He said: “I am very pleased and proud to have become a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers. I have been a member of ICE since the late 1980s, and I am honoured that I have now been accepted as a fellow.”

A civil engineering graduate from The University of Nottingham, David was officially presented with the accolade at a ceremony at ICE’s headquarters in Westminster, London.

BSP Consulting was founded in 1999 and now operates across the UK, offering civil, structural, transportation, environmental and geotechnical engineering services.

Named Consultant of the Year 2009 at the East Midlands Property Dinner, the firm provides a comprehensive range of consultancy services to all sectors of the construction community, from architects, project managers and contractors to developers and estate agents.

For more information visit

Issued by Nottingham PR company Perfect 10 PR