Peter Barker OBE
Peter Barker was appointed as the visiting Professor in Inclusive Environments
at The University of Reading in 2001. Peter has a long association with
the Research Group for Inclusive Environments, and was involved in the
establishment of the
MSc Inclusive Environments.
Peter was Joint Project Director of
Project Rainbow with Keith Bright and has also given his invaluable
expertise to many of the Groups other research projects. Despite retiring
last year as Head of JMU
Access Partnership, he is still heavily involved in the access world
and continues to serve as a member on the Disabled
Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC) and is Chair of the
Built Environment Group.
Peter is a member of the BS8300 Review
Steering Committee and the Joint Committee on the Mobility of Blind and
Partially Sighted People (JCMBPS). He has written several publications
including Building Sight, The Sign Design Guide and The Office Design Guide.
In 1999 Peter was awarded the OBE for his services to the mobility of disabled