Jacobs , technical director
Lesley is a Technical Director of Jacobs (Legacy Ch2m) managing and designing geotechnical projects, specifically highway schemes for over 32 years throughout the whole of the UK and Ireland. She has strong project management and team leadership skills which have resulted in successful collaborative working with clients and contractors on complex highway and civil engineering projects, particularly Design and Build, DBFO and ECI contracts.
She has extensive experience of working on highway schemes in South Wales (specifically the M4 and A465 corridors) and on Highways England Smart Motorway schemes (M1, M4 and M6 and M60) designing geotechnical solutions to suit the complex geology and ground conditions of the various regions. She has specialist expertise in the management and technical supervision of ground investigations, the planning, design and construction of earthworks and foundations for highways structures, materials assessment, earth and rock slope stability and failure analyses, soft ground improvement, specialist lightweight fill and reinforced earth design.