James Codd, Aecom
James Codd
associate director (ground engineering)

James is a Chartered Geologist with over 20 years’ experience, specialising in geotechnical asset management, infrastructure risk, resilience and climate change adaptation. He has a background in ground investigation and geohazard assessment and has worked on high profile projects such as the Lower Thames Crossing, the rezoning of Christchurch (New Zealand) following the 2010-2011 earthquakes and the Weymouth Relief Road (for the London 2012 Olympics). He has contributed to publications on resilience frameworks, innovative slope repairs, inspections and monitoring using remote survey, and geotechnical data management. James has co-authored geotechnical standards within the Design Manual for Roads & Bridges and National Highways’ geotechnical Asset Class Strategy. He has also contributed to national and international standards and guidance through the British Standards Institution committee for Ground Investigation and Testing, several CIRIA Project Steering Groups and the Steering Group for the latest edition of the UK Specification for Ground Investigation.