Barry Hunt

Barry Hunt

Independent Building Investigation Services (IBIS)
United Kingdom

Barry Hunt is a chartered geologist, surveyor and scientist, who is a member of the Chartered Institute of Building, Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society and European Geologist.

Barry runs Independent Building Investigation Services or IBIS, which is a consultancy that specialises in the survey and investigation of construction, focusing on the issues arising with the various materials employed.  IBIS also offers expert witness services.

Barry has served on several professional committees, including the Stone Federation Technical Committee, and published many articles and papers covering findings of investigations, and particularly those involving building stones and natural roofing slates.



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