head of geotechnics,
Sir Robert MacAlpine
Catherine has 17 years’ experience and is Head of Geotechnics for Sir Robert McAlpine Design Group, responsible for a team of engineers with structural, geotechnical and geological backgrounds. She has extensive knowledge of many aspects of geotechnical design, providing advice from tender stage through to construction support. Regularly having a positive influence of projects in her specialist areas such as alternative solutions, earthworks, temporary works, piling and embedded retaining walls and ground improvement, Catherine has a proven ability to manage construction risks associated with the ground. Catherine is also responsible for implementing new geotechnical processes and procedures to improve quality in a rapidly growing, dynamic team.
Catherine has extensive experience in most aspects of earthworks and contaminated land and regularly delivers this knowledge to the benefit of her colleagues.