Dr Ian Trushell spent 40 years in private practice as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor before joining GCU in 2005. He was engaged in all building types, especially hospitals, universities and defence works. He has specialist knowledge of civil, building services and process engineering work. Ian is a past Chairman of the Assessment and Examinations Board of CIArb (Scottish Branch). He also serves on the RICS QS Faculty Board in Scotland. Ian lectures in construction law and dispute resolution.