Apollonia Liana Gasparre
Apollonia Liana Gasparre
senior partner
GCG

Apollonia (Liana) Gasparre is a Senior Partner of the Geotechnical Consulting Group (GCG) and a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers. She joined GCG in January 2006 after completing an experimental PhD and a post-doctoral experience at Imperial College London. She has an expertise on soil characterisation and laboratory testing and vast experience on redevelopments in urbanised areas including deep basements, tunnelling and the re-use of existing foundations. She has worked on award winning projects in London and in Italy, involving constructions near infrastructures and deep basements. She has been retained as an expert witness in construction litigations related to ground characterisation, basement constructions, working platforms and slope stability. She acts as reviewer of technical papers for international journals and is a member of the ISSMGE Technical Committee 101, and the Steering Group for CIRIA Piling Guide. She has also served on the Geotechnical Engineering Advisory Panel and is a chartered member of the Italian Institution of Civil Engineers. She was awarded the Institution of Civil Engineers Geotechnical Research Medal 2007 and the British Geotechnical Association Medal 2014.