Tommy Talbott, 1932–2011

Managing Director of Miller Civil Engineering (now Morgan Sindall), former Vice Chair of the BTS and James Clark Medal winner, Tommy Talbott was a leading construction director in the tunnelling industry. Tommy joined Sir James Miller and Partners as a site engineer in the 1950s and rose through the ranks as the company evolved over the next 40 years, winning contracts in most of the major UK utility tunnelling projects and other large scale projects including several at Heathrow airport and CTRL.

Throughout his career in tunnelling, Tommy was held in high regard by all he worked with, mentoring up-and-coming engineers and forming lasting friendships with colleagues over the years

His full obituary can be read on the TunnelTalk website.