Anusha Shah

10-11am Environment Session

Anusha is a Director-Resilient Cities at Arcadis. She is also a Royal Academy of Engineering-Visiting Professor at King’s College London on Climate Adaptation, Sustainability and Inclusive Design and has recently been appointed as the succeeding Vice President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).

Anusha is an External Examiner at Leeds Beckett University and represents Arcadis at the London Climate Change Partnership. She is the immediate Past Chair of the Thames Estuary Partnership Board. Anusha was previously the Founder & CEO of Plan for Earth, a consultancy offering advisory services on Climate Change Adaptation & Resilience, Sustainability and Inclusive Design. She has specialisation in Water & Environmental Engineering with over 20 years’ experience in designing, managing and leading projects and programmes both in the UK and internationally.

Anusha has worked with the government, NGO’s, consultants, contractors, regulator and utility companies, and has led various multi-disciplinary and cross-cultural projects on Water, Environment, Flood Risk Management, Mining and Rail. She was the Co-Chair of ICE London and South-East Diversity Task Force and a member of the ICE Fairness, Inclusion and Respect Panel. Anusha was the youngest and first female Chair of the ICE – London Region in 2010, General Council Member and Trustee of the ICE for two consecutive terms, Non-Exec Director-Thomas Telford Board, Member, Member- ICE Executive Board, Member-ICE Research & Development Panel and Member- ICE Qualifications Panel.