Within the family of 7,000 changemakers in the UK, our people are powering dreams and transforming what’s possible. Read the personal stories behind our changemakers and how they are making a difference.

I’m proud to continue to be part of this developing picture in Wales. Knowing I’m helping leave a legacy for the next generation is something I never thought I’d be doing when I started out as a graduate engineer.
Kate Attwood, Group Director - Highways

Adam Molyneux - Future Mobility Consultant

Accessibility and inclusivity are what drives Adam to think differently in order to create change around how people and place come together.

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Aidan McLoughlin - Wind Engineer

Find out how Aidan brings together his personal interest in golf with his expertise in fluid dynamics to mark a career highlight.

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Ally Mamgain - Fire Engineer

Ally Mamgain, fire engineer at WSP is promoting change within fire science and providing safety behind the scenes.

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I am on the VIBE committee which is the LGBT+ committee in WSP, and I am happy to work for a company that champions these sorts of groups. I have had the opportunity to attend Pride events through the committee to showcase WSP’s support for their LGBT+ employees and wider community. 
Adam Molyneux, Future Mobility Consultant

Amir Sheikh-Warak - Structural Engineer

Amir is a structural engineer and offsite manufacturing advocate working to eliminate carbon using modern methods of construction.

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Chantelle Martin - Business Support Partner

Sitting in the Business Admin team, Chantelle constantly enhances business practices, making our colleagues’ lives easier and improving client service delivery. 

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Claude Nzalankazi - Assistant Mechanical Engineer

Growing up in Congo, Claude found it difficult to know where to turn for advice on further education and his career, help was in short supply.

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I’d been volunteering through the WSP Foundation, representing WSP at university fairs and working with students across the UK, and saw they were struggling with the same issues as I had experienced back in Congo, only there the problems were multiplied. I decided to devote my time to helping Congolese students, especially those from disadvantaged background, to secure a better future.
Claude Nzalankazi, Assistant Mechanical Engineer

Damian Meehan - Technical Director, Planning

We spoke with Damian , Technical Director in WSP's planning team, to find out more about his role in the fast-paced world of logistics.

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Dan Gough - Highways Engineer

We spoke with highways expert, Dan Gough, to find out how even the small local road projects can make a real difference.

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Deepa Nair - Social Value Lead

“Some might see social value as the new buzzword replacing corporate social responsibility, and there’s a definite overlap, but it goes much further,” says Deepa Nair, WSP’s Social Value Lead.

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Emeka Okorocha - Technical Director, Project Management

Emeka believes environments that give people opportunities to be themselves as well as space to grow is undoubtedly what contributes to great teams.

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Gbenga Oludotun - Associate, Bridges

Having worked in the infrastructure industry for over a decade, Gbenga started at WSP with ambition to lead like a futurist. Four years on, he continues to pilot visionary techniques and technologies in the projects he works on.

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Hope Bootle - Senior Engineer

Hope Bootle, pathfinder to a net zero future, speaks on her sense of responsibility to create a more sustainable future, and how ‘net zero’ buildings are an important part of the solution.

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I featured in a video with BBC Bitesize called ‘How to become an apprentice engineer’. This video explains how I joined the engineering field, showcases my work in the highways team and explains my experiences as a young black female in the industry. I also address the reasons why females shouldn’t be afraid to join the engineering field.
Jasmine Ewers, Undergraduate Engineer

Jack Heslop - Civil Engineer, Water Specialisms

We spoke with Jack Heslop, Civil Engineer in WSP's water team, to find out more about his role as a WSP changemaker in coastal defences...

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Jasmine Ewers - Undergraduate Engineer, Highways

Jasmine began her career while undertaking a degree apprenticeship, as well as this, Jasmine continues to promote apprenticeships and champion women in engineering.

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Josh Bennett - Senior Transport Planner

Senior Transport Planner and social marketing expert, Josh Bennett, is bringing communities together over a shared cause for a cleaner, safer future.

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Kate Attwood - Group Director, Highways

Not many people can say they’ve worked on the same project for over a decade, but Kate can. She's worked on the A487 Caernarfon and Bontnewydd Bypass since 2008. Now, she’s managing the team delivering it.

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Kevin Mooney - Principal Consultant

The most valuable skill of an archaeologist is the ability to capture attention with exciting discoveries. Whether uncovering a Bronze Age cremation cemetery or a Cold War bunker, each project reveals information about our ancestors.

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Luke Livermore - Interconnector Design Engineer

Huge electricity cables. That's what WSP Changemaker Luke spends his hour developing. Find out more about our team's work in interconnectors.

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It's a real privilege for my family and I to see and experience the impact of my team’s work in our local area. It’s hugely rewarding, particularly during COVID-19 where we’ve had to quickly adapt and deliver new solutions that make a real difference.
Nav Gahonia, Service Director

Matthew Lugg - Technical Director, Local Transport

Matthew is a force to behold in the highways and local authority sector. Having started his career as a trainee civil engineer to becoming the President of the CIHT, you could say he’s seen it all. However, he’d be first to tell you there’s always more to learn.

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Mel Purnell - Occupational Health & Safety Advisor

Meet the WSP Changemaker who is spending the working hours striving to improve the health, safety and wellbeing of all our Changemakers.

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Nav Gahonia - Service Director

Nav is a Service Director for our Local Government discipline, leading commissions in Leeds, States of Jersey, North Yorkshire County Council as well as being a senior manager in her hometown.

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Rebecca Dewey - Associate Director

Becky is shaping towns and cities of the future and helping society thrive. She combines her job as planner working with clients on projects with her passion for championing the next generation of changemakers.

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The world needs changemakers who think differently about the really big questions of our time.
Jack Heslop Civil Engineer, WSP UK

Rosie Atkins - Energy Engineer

Rosie Atkins, Energy Engineer at WSP is exploring low carbon, fossil fuel alternatives and putting hydrogen centre stage.

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Sarah Taylor - Associate

Sarah is on a journey to improve the way we treat digital accessibility and is spreading the word to WSP colleagues.

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Steph Barton - Consultant

Steph Barton is an Operations and Safety Consultant challenging designs for a better, more inclusive society. Steph is driven by questioning the status quo, and thinking about how we could do things differently, and more inclusively.

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Suzanna Massingue - Future Mobility Consultant

Suzanna sets out to understand what it takes to design better places for people, ensuring transport and mobility options can be more sustainable for the environment, convenient to the user and inclusive for society.

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Tim Danson - Environment & Sustainability Associate

The circular economy is not a new endeavour, but Tim Danson has brought a fresh focus to the many projects he has worked on to help them reach new heights in sustainability and performance.

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Our culture elevates Net Zero in everything we do as a business and we recognise that our future world relies on us providing sustainable outputs for our clients. We effectively balance this alongside other key requirements, including safety, customer needs and efficiency.
Tom Grahamslaw, Associate - Intelligent Transport Services

Tom Grahamslaw, Associate - Intelligent Transport Services

What if digital transformation was the key to unlocking net zero outcomes? This is the question Tom unpicks in his insight paper released in October 2020.

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Will Brouwer, Smart Places Associate

Working on a new road, station or building is a feat in itself, but Will can say that he helped to design a whole new Smart City in the Middle East region that’s digitally enabled to be totally human-centric.

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