Listed below are the confirmed speakers from BTS 2020

… BTS 2020 Speakers to be announced soon

Andreas Raedle

Tunnelling in South East Asia Region

Tunnel Leader Singapore - Arup

Arnold Dix (Keynote)


ITA EXCO Representitive

Dr Benoit Jones

A 20 year history of stress and strain in a shotcrete primary lining

Managing Director - Inbye Engineering

Bill Grose

Panel Discussion Host

Bill Grose Consulting Ltd

Cate Anthony

Bank Station Capacity Upgrade

Tunnel Engineer - Dr Sauer & Partners

Cedric Wong

Senior Engineering Underwriter

Swiss Re

Charles Allen

Biogenic corrosion in sewer tunnels – new approaches and solutions

Director - OtB Concrete Ltd

Christoph Eberle

Undersea transport links – a bored tunnel in a major shipping lane

Mott MacDonald

David Manning

Lower Thames Crossing - Director Tunnels

Highways England

David J Hindle


Innovative Support Systems

Derek Parody

Maximising the benefits of a major infrastructure project in a World Heritage Site

Highways England

Gregory Berger

IDRIS – New technology on the Qatar sewage tunnel

TBM and Underground Works Manager - Bouygues Travaux Publics

Gus Klados (Keynote)

45 Years Around the World with TBMs!

Director of Tunnels - Kuala Lumpur MRT

Ivor Thomas

The David Wallis Lecture

BTS Chair

James Maclure

The FIDIC "Emerald Book" – a new contractual standard for the tunnelling industry


John Comins

Bank Station Capacity Upgrade

Construction Manager - Dragados

Kate Hall

Design Director

High Speed Two Limited (HS2)

Martin Smith

The FIDIC "Emerald Book" – a new contractual standard for the tunnelling industry


Miles Ashley

Project 13, Transaction to Enterprise, A New Approach To Infrastructure Delivery

Director - Wessex Advisory

Raffaele Zurlo


Galleria di Base del Brennero Brenner Basistunnel BBT SE

Professor Robert Mair

Developments in Smart Infrastructure and Construction for Tunnelling

Cambridge University

Rosa Diaz

Testing sprayed waterproofing membranes for composite action

Mott MacDonald

Sue Kershaw

Managing Director

Major Projects Advisory KPMG in the UK

Thibaut Lockhart

IDRIS – New technology on the Qatar sewage tunnel

Underground Engineering Manager - Bouygues Travaux Publics

Tris Thomas

Editorial Director

Tunnelling Journal