Steve Denton

Head of Civil Engineering, WSP

Steve Denton is WSP’s Head of Civil Engineering in UK, leading a unit of over 600 staff.  His expertise and experience span engineering and strategic consultancy, research and construction.  In addition to business and project leadership responsibilities, Steve retains a high degree of technical involvement in complex projects.

Steve is an internationally recognised expert in bridge engineering and a global leader in the development and implementation of design standards.

He is the Chair of CEN/TC 250, the international committee with overall responsibility for the Structural Eurocodes. In this role, he has led the development of the second generation of the Eurocodes for over a decade. 

Steve is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Institution of Civil Engineers and Institution of Structural Engineers. He was elected Vice President of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2023.

He is also a visiting Professor at the University of Bath, a trustee of Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust and a Non-exec Director of CIRIA.

My Speaker Sessions

Wednesday 13 March 2024


Keynote 2: Transition to Second-Generation Eurocodes – What to Expect and When

09:35 - 10:05
  • Background to the evolution of the Eurocodes
  • Timetable for the transition to the second-generation standards
  • Overview of key changes for bridge design