Rachel Skinner BSc(Hons) MSc(Eng) CEng FICE MCIHT TPP
UK Head of Transport and an Executive Director of WSP
Rachel is UK Head of Transport and an Executive Director of WSP, and a Vice President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), where she leads the Public Voice portfolio. She is a chartered engineer, an ICE Fellow and Trustee. She is also a Patron of Women in Transport, having been one of its founding board members. In 2016, Rachel was named as one of The Telegraph’s inaugural Top 50 Influential Women in Engineering and in 2017 she was named as the Most Distinguished Winner and Best Woman Civil Engineer at the Women in Civil Engineering Awards. She has authored and co-authored various publications on topics including autonomous vehicles and future place-making, and before that about digital technology and its potential for infrastructure, industry innovation and collaboration. She is involved with major projects for clients across the public and private sectors, including leadership of a growing portfolio of future mobility projects in the UK and overseas.