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Inspiring Engineers with Rachel Skinner, London

  • Lecture
  • London
  • 02 February 2018
  • 08:00 - 09:30
Inspiring Engineers with Rachel Skinner, London

About this event

Following last year's successful sessions, the first of the 2018 Inspiring Engineers programme will see Rachel Skinner, Head of Development, WSP and ICE Vice President speak on 'How I am shaping the future'.

Launched in 2017 by the ICE London and South East England Diversity Taskforce, the Inspiring Engineers programme of events invites industry leaders to speak on how they have achieved success in their fields. The series will celebrate diversity of engineers and showcase the different career paths within civil engineering. 'Inspiring Engineers' aims to inspire a new generation of civil engineers to follow in their footsteps.

Each month, a speaker will give an informal topic on how they made it in their career. Given in an informal setting, the events will encourage attendees to ask the questions they have always wanted to ask and share their own experiences of the industry.

Come along, network and be inspired by other civil engineers from across the industry!

A light breakfast will be available.

Contact

For more information about Inspiring Engineers, contact jemma.ralphs@ice.org.uk

Speakers

Rachel Skinner

Rachel Skinner

Head of Development, WSP and Vice President, ICE

Rachel is Head of Development at WSP and a Vice President of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Rachel works with public and private sector clients in London and elsewhere in the UK, and has authored and co-authored recent publications on autonomous vehicles and place-making, digital technology and its potential for infrastructure, industry innovation and collaboration. In 2016, Rachel was named within The Telegraph's inaugural list of the Top 50 Influential Women in Engineering, and in 2017 won both "Best Woman Civil Engineer" and "Most Distinguished Winner" at the European Women in Construction and Engineering Awards.

Chair

Amrit Ghose

Amrit Ghose

Framework Director, Waterman Infrastructure & Environment and ICE London and South East England Diversity Taskforce

Amrit has over 25 years' experience in the transportation infrastructure sector, with his career spanning work for consultancies, contractors, Local Authorities and the Highways Agency. Over the last 15 years Amrit has primarily worked within highway infrastructure management for London Boroughs and Transport for London on roads, Tramlink, LUL and rail. Amrit recently joined Waterman as Framework Director with responsibility for transportation & highway/bridge services within Local Authorities for the South East.

Overseas experience includes acting a peer reviewer for New Zealand Transport Authority standards and leading highway assets due diligence on a major £4Billion PPP bid for Turkey's motorway network. Amrit has been a member of numerous bridge and structures committees, including (Chair of) ICE Structures Panel, Standing Committee on Structural Safety (SCOSS), ICE Regional Committee, BSI and was expert witness for ICE at a Transport Select Committee Inquiry.

Event venue

Institution of Civil Engineers
One Great George Street
Westminster
London
London SW1P 3AA
United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Yiannis Xenarios

e: yiannis.xenarios@ice.org.uk
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