Atkins , principal geotechnical engineer
Alison is a Principal Geotechnical Engineer at Atkins Ltd with over 25 years’ experience in geotechnical design for infrastructure and buildings, including retaining walls, earthworks and foundations including overseeing and management of desk studies, design and procurement of ground investigations, design of foundations and earthworks and preparation of Geotechnical Interpretative Reports.
She leads the Atkins Cardiff Ground Engineering team in Cardiff and is oversees the geotechnical design for a number of major highway schemes in South Wales (specifically A465 and M4 around Newport). She has extensive experience on working alongside Contractors on ECI and Design and build schemes. She also acts as the Designer Geotechnical Advisor for South Wales Trunk Road Agent which involves over seeing the design of smaller scale schemes to ensure the trunk road network is kept running and management of earthwork assets via regular inspections and reporting of significant defects.