Judith Sykes

Senior Director Expedition Engineering

Judith is a Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. She has over 20 years experience in sustainable development and infrastructure delivery on projects around the world.

Judith works on urban development strategies and infrastructure planning on significant regeneration projects working for government organisations, major developers and asset owners. Her expertise is in city and urban resilience, energy transition and nature based solutions. A fan of doughnut economics, Judith has worked on a number of place strategies which seek to apply regenerative design and business models.

Judith is CEO of the Useful Simple Trust, a purpose driven family of designers, engineers strategists and communication specialists delivering a regenerative built environment. She is a member of the National Infrastructure Commission’s Design Group and Technical Advisor to the Board of Homes England. She is co-author of Sustainable Infrastructure: Principles into Practice.