Jackie Skipper
Jackie Skipper
senior geologist, senior consultant
GCG

Dr Jackie Skipper is a Senior Consultant at the Geotechnical Consulting Group, London. Her PhD updated the stratigraphy of the Lambeth Group, and specialist areas include the wider geology of SE England, Quaternary features and desert sediments. She is interested in all types of complex ground types and their relationship to risk in tunnelling, foundations and land stability. Her work includes major inputs into many large tunnelling projects including the Dublin Port Tunnel, Crossrail, Thames Tideway project, London Underground upgrades, HS2, Qatar Al Sharq and the Lower Thames Crossing. She actively promotes geological training as an aid to improved communication in civil engineering projects. In 2010 she received the Geological Society Engineering Group Award and in 2017 the 18th Glossop Medal. In 2020 she was co-awarded the Geologists’ Association Richardson Award. Jackie has lectured in a number of countries around the world and has contributed to radio and television programmes as a geological authority.