Clive Chu Cheong (11th Apr 1929- 18th Apr 2001)

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Clive Chu Cheong was born on April 11th, 1929 in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and attended Tranquility Boys’ Intermediate School and later Queen’s Royal College. He studied civil engineering at Cardiff University in Wales. After university, he worked at Oscar Faber Consulting Engineers in England before returning to Trinidad. After spending some time at the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Company (T&TEC), he joined David Key and Partners in 1961.

Mr Chu Cheong proved himself to be as capable at administration as he was in engineering. Within three decades, the partnership opened offices in six Caribbean countries and England. Today, CEP Limited provides consulting engineering services in these locations, mainly in structural and civil engineering. It has a wide track record due to its cadre of skilled civil and structural engineers and specialist consultants with extensive experience.

Mr Chu Cheong’s projects included Tierra Nueva Estate in Maracas Valley and Tanteak Saw Mill in Carlson Field. He was involved in the design of 77 schools and also contributed significantly to the development of APETT, attaining the highest level of Fellow with the Association and holding executive rank in General Council positions. Additionally, he was a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (FICE) and a member of the Barbados Association of Engineers.

Clive Chu Cheong retired in 1984. He passed away on April 18th, 2001.