Geobear has appointed Clif Kettle to the expanding Geobear team.
Kettle moves from Soletanche Bachy, where he was group lead specialist for grouting, having been with the company for 29 years. He played a key role in developing injection technologies and processes over the last 23 years in the fields of settlement control and rock grouting and is internationally recognised as a leader in both fields.
Previously Kettle has worked on the Thames Barrier, Jubilee Line extension, Channel Tunnel Rail Link, Crossrail, Lee Tunnel, and currently, Thames Tideway.
Commenting on his appointment, Kettle said: “I am delighted to bring my experience in major infrastructure projects to Geobear, a company whose innovative technical solutions have the potential to deliver new capabilities within the field of geotechnical engineering.
“There are significant opportunities for innovative companies like Geobear to significantly change the way in which the industry approaches major infrastructure projects. and I am very much looking forward to assisting them in achieving their goals.”
In addition to his commitment to Geobear, Kettle will also be working as an independent consultant.