president , Atkins
Philip Hoare is President of Atkins – a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group. He is responsible for the company’s infrastructure engineering and design services around the world.
Philip has been with Atkins since 1997, holding several senior positions, including leading the transportation division as well as operations across Europe.
He is committed to collaborating with clients and partners to deliver their objectives today and to face the future, taking full advantage of digital transformation to improve the efficiency and productivity of infrastructure delivery through best-in-class capabilities in engineering, design and project management. He is passionate about the skills agenda and celebrating diversity and inclusion, as well as a strong advocate of STEM and early career development. He is the senior leadership sponsor for our Women’s Professional Network and the sponsor for the Diversity & Inclusion program in the UK and Europe.
Philip is a highly respected leader in the UK market having worked on behalf of the UK Government and the industry to develop a new Sector Deal for rail as part of the government’s Industrial Strategy. Philip has also held a number of positions across the industry including roles on the Boards of the Railway Industry Association, the Rail Supply Group, the Defence Growth Partnership and the National College of High Speed Rail. He has also held positions as the Chair of the Highways Term Maintenance Association and as a Non-Executive Director of the Rail Safety and Standards Board.
A chartered civil engineer by profession, Philip is a member of both the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation.