Lida Christou joins London team as Senior Geotechnical Engineer

We are delighted to welcome Lida Christou to our expanding Geotechnical team in London.

A Senior Geotechnical Engineer with an MSc in Soil Mechanics and Engineering Seismology, Lida joins us from BuroHappold Engineering where she worked on the Stratford Waterfront and Battersea Power Station Redevelopment projects.

Lida’s wider portfolio features a range of challenging and high-profile projects across the UK, Europe and Middle East.

Particular highlights include: Greenwich Peninsula Development (a four block residential development in North Greenwich, London); Mega-city development (featuring the development of a new city with a tunnel or bridge crossing founded on a seismic active area); Red Line South and Gold Line Doha metro (a huge project in the Middle East, acting as Lead Designer for the geotechnical input on 15 metro stations and tunnel alignments); Race Bank Offshore Windfarm; Burbo Bank Extension and Walney Offshore Windfarm (design of large piles and spudcans in an offshore environment).

Ali Raza, Waterman’s Geotechnical Director, commented; “We are delighted to welcome Lida to the Waterman team. Her appointment reflects our ambition to enhance and strengthen the Group’s geotechnical expertise. Lida is a valuable addition to our growing team and her expertise in this field will help us meet the growing demand from clients in this area.”

You Might Also Like…

  • Marlborough Primary School finalist in RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence 5 February 2019

    Waterman are delighted that Marlborough Primary School has been selected as a finalist within the ‘Excellence in Planning for Health and Wellbeing’ at the RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence 2019.

  • Creating a brighter future with XLP 4 February 2019

    Waterman are working alongside London-based charity XLP to support the younger generation by providing the opportunity to learn and develop their potential through our latest Interview Skills Workshop on 31 January 2019.

  • Biodiversity Net Gain for Developments – Have Your Say 28 January 2019

    In response to a government consultation on making biodiversity net gain mandatory for all new developments, Waterman have provided input into the DEFRA consultation and we will be closely monitoring how the government takes this agenda forward.

  • Waterman appoints new Regional Director in London 15 January 2019

    Waterman is delighted to announce the appointment of Derek Armitage as Regional Director of our Infrastructure and Environment team in London.