Rachel Skinner FREng

Executive Director and UK Head of Transport, WSP

Rachel Skinner FREngRachel Skinner specialises in transportation planning and has marked herself out through her projects, thought leadership, business responsibilities and engagement in professional activities. Her technical project work includes involvement with major schemes such as Lower Thames Crossing and the 2012 Olympic route network. She is now a recognised expert in the fast-emerging field of future mobility with an emphasis on its wider benefits to place, net zero carbon, road network operations and society. Her work in this area spans national and local government as well as strategic landowners, investors and developers.

As an excellent communicator, Rachel stands out for her passion, enthusiasm and ability to connect with people. In 2020, she will become the youngest president of the Institution of Civil Engineers in 200 years and only the second woman to hold the position.