The Civil Engineering Exam (TCEE) was founded by two passionate Civil Engineers, Jonathan Han and Tim Lai, who first met each other through the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2008.

Both are former ICE QUEST Scholars and each graduated with First Class Honours Degrees in Masters of Civil Engineering at their respective universities.

Tim Lai

Tim Lai


Tim is a Co-Founder of The Structural Exam and The Civil Engineering Exam websites.  Tim provides business strategy and web support for both sites amongst other entrepreneurial initiatives.

Tim is a cross-discipline Chartered Engineer and is member to three different engineering institutions. He serves as a CEng reviewer to IMechE and ICE.

He had previously worked as an Offshore Structures Engineer for Shell in The Netherlands, specialising in steel space frames.

Tim was a former ICE QUEST Scholar and an Engineering Leadership Award winner (Cohort 13, 2008-2011) from the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Jonathan Han

MEng (Hons) CEng MICE MBA,

Jonathan is a Co-Founder of The Civil Engineering Exam.  A Chartered Civil Engineer, he currently works in Digital Engineering (BIM) with expertise in planning, commercial, design and project management – all with a hint of technological innovation.

He has been heavily involved with the ICE since 2007 and developed the highly successful voluntary LinkedIn Written Exercise Group around the UK and Online along with Peter Hallsworth since 2010.  Jonathan currently resides on the ICE Manchester and ICE QUEST Committees.  He is also an ICE Supervising Civil Engineer, Mentor and Reviewer.

TCEE Consultants

Mike Rogers and Peter Hallsworth have provided a Reviewer’s perspective to TCEE's Website, services and the TCEE ICE Professional Review Exam Guidance Pack, ensuring that all of the provided content is correct, relevant and up-to-date.

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Mike Rogers


Mike is currently registered as an ICE Reviewer and Mentor and conducts Mock ICE Reviews and other bespoke consulting cases for The Civil Engineering Exam globally.

He was formerly the Professional Development Manager at the Institution of Civil Engineers and has spent the last 20 years developing the careers of hundreds of civil engineers.

He has conducted over 400 ICE Professional Reviews of all grades, from Engineering Technician all the way up to Fellowship.

Peter Hallsworth


Peter became a Chartered Engineer in 1975 and undertook his first Professional Review in 1982.  Since then he has undertaken over 700 reviews varying from Technician through to Fellowship grades.

Peter has been running a Written Exercise Group in Manchester for ten years and expanded this online with Jonathan Han.  Peter is an ICE Council Member and serves on several ICE Panels including the Professional Reviews Panel and Fellowship Panel.  He is one of the first CEng Reviewers for the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Transport Planning Society and recently helped the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors establish their processes.