As Arup’s Global Energy Leader, I have responsibility for developing our footprint in the energy market across the world and ensuring best value for clients. I oversee the direction of our energy business and services offerings including advisory, systems and structures, working closely with clients across the energy market worldwide, providing insight into the market and advice on complex programmes from nuclear to renewable energy.

I have considerable experience in the leadership and management of large multi-disciplinary design and construction teams in all stages of projects from inception, procurement and design to completion. My work takes various forms including programme and project procurement and I have authored “Achieving Successful Construction Projects” – a guide for industry leaders and programme managers. Previously at Arup, I led the infrastructure London group covering transport, energy, civil engineering, site regeneration, maritime, geotechnics, tunnels and major projects.

My most memorable achievements have been, being instrumental in delivering the iconic HS1 project and St Pancras Station, the London Olympic Park, Msheireb Doha and HS2.

I am a Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Member of the Institution of Royal Engineers and also a member of the firm’s UKIMEA Board since 2009. As a member of the UK board of the World Energy Council, I am a frequent panellist and speaker at industry events including the World Energy Congress.