director , COWI
Joanna is a Director at COWI UK and co-leads the firm's work on existing bridges. Joanna has particular expertise in leading and managing of technically demanding design, check and assessment of bridge projects in both steel and concrete. She combines a strong client focus with a rigorous technical understanding to achieve optimum outcomes for her clients. Her recent experience has been on strategically important existing structures including the Gade Valley Viaduct, a key link in the M25 London Orbital Motorway, Erskine Bridge near Glasgow, Humber Bridge hanger replacement and internal main cable inspection, and the Hammersmith Flyover in West London.
Joanna has authored and co-authored a number technical papers, focussing on the challenges and opportunities posed by working on existing bridges. She is currently a member of the Institution of Structural Engineers Council and a member of the editorial panel of the Engineering History and Heritage journal published by the Institution of Civil Engineers.