About the Author
Geoffrey Stokes, BSc, CEng, FIEE, FCIBSE, was the Technical Regulations Manager at the Institution of Electrical Engineers, where he was deeply involved in the preparation of the 16th Edition of the Wiring Regulations. He has also worked as an electrical contractor and electrical safety consultant and has served on a number of IEC, CENELEC, IEE, BSI and CIBSE technical committees. He is currently the Principal Engineer at the National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting, with special responsibilities for technical standards and publications. He was a member of the IEE Wiring Regulations Committee and, representing CIBSE, currently serves on the IEE/BSI Committee that took over the responsibilities for national, European and international standards for electrical installations. He is author of A Practical Guide to the Wiring Regulations, Third Edition (Blackwell).