Peter Reading
Peter Reading
geotechnical  consultant
Geotechnical Consulting

Peter has some 48 years of experience in the Geotechnical Industry predominantly within the Site Investigation sector. This experience is reinforced with academic qualifications and membership of geotechnical bodies. He is a Chartered Geologist and a Chartered Scientist and is a Registered Ground Engineering Adviser. He has held various positions from engineer to Director. This has given him a wealth of practical experience, being involved in numerous diverse engineering projects and providing design data both in the field and laboratory as well as designing foundations and ground engineering solutions across the UK. Peter was founding director of the Equipe Group. Since 2015 Peter has run his own consultancy PRGC Ltd providing geotechnical advice to various civil engineering companies and bodies.

More recently Peter has been actively involved in a number of industry initiatives aimed at improving knowledge and practice in the geotechnical industry; he is a co-opted member of the executive committee of the BGA. As an independent specialist, he is part of an AGS working party to report on the state of geotechnical engineering in the UK.

For some 10 years Peter has held a part time lecturer role at Brunel University lecturing to civil engineering students from undergraduate to post graduate level as well as acting as a tutor and adviser to PhD students.

Author of a number of technical papers Peter is currently writing a book on Site Investigation techniques.