James Forbes

Sydney, Australia


Jim Forbes has been involved with the planning, design, co-ordination and supervision of a wide variety of buildings and engineering structures for over forty years. His acknowledged expertise in concrete and concrete structures led him towards a strong involvement with the Concrete Institute of Australia in which he has held many positions including Federal President.

Jim was invited to join the Presidium of the Federation Internationale du Beton in 1998 and was elected President of this prestigious international body from 2002 to 2004.


CTBUH Fellow (2008)

Working Group: Systems and Concepts, Chair (1991 – 1996)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Amsterdam 1995)

CTBUH Initiatives