Client Focus – What industry needs to deliver
Interview | Richard Hepworth, Urban & CivicSubscription
Richard Hepworth’s to do list is eyewatering.
Interview | Sir James Bevan, Environment AgencySubscription
Outside the office of Environment Agency chief executive Sir James Bevan, London is sweltering in a full blown 31˚C heatwave.
Interview | James Price, Transport for WalesSubscription
The road to the creation of a modern Welsh transport system has been far from smooth.
Interview | David Ollerhead, Network RailSubscription
Network Rail is in transition. Its bosses are keen to shake off the perception that it is difficult and obstructive to work with.
Interview | Barry White, Transport for the NorthSubscription
Economics is at the heart of Transport for the North’s (TfN) 30-year transport strategy, says chief executive Barry White (pictured).
“My journey on the Tube will never be the same again,” says Caroline Sheridan, six months into her role as London Underground’s renewals and enhancements director.
Interview | Nevil Muncaster, Yorkshire WaterSubscription
Getting engineers to return to the profession’s origins is at the heart of how Yorkshire Water plans to spend around £1.5bn over the next few years.
Interview | Victoria Brambini, ScapeSubscription
In just under a year, Scape Group’s four year civil engineering and infrastructure framework agreement with Balfour Beatty comes to an end.
Interview | Chris Taylor, Highways EnglandSubscription
He is in charge of a project portfolio worth £8bn, but Highways England’s complex infrastructure programme director Chris Taylor is watching every penny.
Interview | Jim O'Sullivan, Highways EnglandSubscription
Highways are in Jim O’Sullivan’s blood: his father and grandfather both worked on the roads in England and Ireland.
Interview | ICE President Lord Mair Subscription
Robert Mair is not a typical academic despite his educational background.
Interview Andy Mitchell, Tideway build upSubscription
To relax, Andy Mitchell has got into paddle boarding. It’s an evolution from triathlons, which the Tideway chief executive recounts he first got into while working on the Thameslink programme.
Interview | Mark Carne, Network RailSubscription
His regulated funding model is broken. It is a given that he is going to get less cash to spend in the next five year cycle, and the woes of electrification continue to cast a long shadow. Yet Network Rail chief executive Mark Carne is remarkably enthused about the future of UK rail, and his operation in particular.
Interview | Jo Blewett, A9 upgrade leaderSubscription
Jo Blewett sits on the corner of an empty stage at New Civil Engineer’s UK Transport Conference, deep in thought.
Liz Peace is under no illusion about the scale of the Old Oak and Park Royal development in west London.
Interview | Dale EvansSubscription
Dale Evans must be a really nice guy.
Interview | Manchester Airports GroupSubscription
It is a modern day truism that big infrastructure projects must be better delivered.
Interview | Waboso pushes digital railSubscription
Should civil engineers – and civil engineering businesses – be getting excited about the digital railway? It is just signalling, isn’t it? And there’s no money for it, is there?
Interview | Joanna WhittingtonSubscription
The Office for Rail and Road (ORR) has come in for a lot of flak in recent years, but Joanna Whittington’s here to change all that.
Interview | Self-healing roads pioneerSubscription
Roads that heal themselves are closer to reality than you might think. Meet Erik Schlangen, civil engineer and experimental micromechanics pioneer.