Dinesh Patel has decades of experience of infrastructure, complex tall buildings and basement projects, such as 8 Bishopsgate Tower, Heron Tower and Leadenhall Tower, as well as notable listed buildings including Claridge’s Hotel, The Londoner Hotel and the V&A Museum. Over the past 10 years, he has won 11 major awards in the field of geotechnical excellence, innovation and sustainable design solutions. Dinesh is involved in many schemes where foundation reuse is being considered for new and existing structures, which has allowed him to find unique solutions so that additional floors can be added when repurposing existing structures. His innovative approach to design and construction has led to positive outcomes that have benefited major developers and contractors. He is also a role model, mentoring future generations of geotechnical engineers.