Peter Marsh is a retired solicitor. He began his commercial career with the National Coal Board where he became its Chief Contracts Officer. He later held senior posts with AEI Limited and Standard Telephones and Cables Limited where, for four years, he was Project Manager for its Submarine Telephone Cable Division. He then joined George Wimpey Ltd and became a director of Wimpey Major Projects Ltd. His last post before retiring was as Contracts Manager for the Transportation Systems Division of Transmanche Link. Since retiring in 1990 he has run his own consultancy practiceMarsh, Peter is the author of 'Contracting for Engineering and Construction Projects', published 1989 under ISBN 9780566027925 and ISBN 0566027925.