Technical Director and Professional Head of Bridge Engineering
Chris is Professional Head of Bridge Engineering in Atkins where he has led some of their most complex bridge projects. In 2012 he was awarded the Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy in 2013. He was awarded the Institution of Civil Engineer’s Gold Medal in 2016. He is Chairman of the BSI bridge committee, the UK’s Steel Bridge Group and fibUK. He is a Project Team member for the next generation Eurocodes EN 1993-1-5, EN 1993-2 and EN 1993-1-11 which deal with plate buckling, steel bridge design and cable-supported structures respectively.