BuroHappold , director
Rachel has over 25 years’ experience in practical geotechnical engineering covering construction, tendering, forensic work, and all aspects of design from scheme development through detailed design and on to validation and control. With a background in contracting Rachel is keen on the optimisation of geotechnical elements and the rationalisation of temporary works where possible. Her experience in specialist geotechnical contracting and managing an expert geotechnical team for a major contractor provides a clear understanding of critical drivers leading to effective geotechnical solutions. Rachel also has a particular interest in using the observation method for geotechnical operations.