Faculty:Faculty of Science & Technology
Areas of Expertise: Built environment
A chartered builder and surveyor with over 25 years' teaching and management experience, Peter ensures our courses are delivered professionally, our teaching meets the highest possible standards and our student satisfaction remains high.
After graduating from Aston University with a degree in civil engineering, Peter worked on a wide range of engineering projects as both a site and project engineer and site manager. He then moved into teaching specialising in construction technology and design, construction management and practice-based learning. Before becoming one of our Deputy Deans, Peter worked as Course Leader and Course Group Leader for Construction before becoming Deputy Head and then Head of our Department of Engineering and the Built Environment.
Peter has held a number of other posts, working as both an external examiner and as an educational expert for the CIOB’s vocational education panel. He has considerable senior management experience at both and vast knowledge of curriculum design and delivery. He's also undertaken substantial CPD work for businesses on construction and project management.
Crabtree P.J., compiled, 2010. Technology and Design. Harlow: Pearson Education.
Crabtree, P.J., Frame, C.I. and Coday, A.E., 2010. Work-Based Learning for the Built Environment. Proceedings of COBRA 2010.