Professor Tony Ridley CBE FREng

Committee Member

Emeritus Professor of Transport Engineering, Imperial College London

Professor Ridley was the Professor of Transport Engineering at Imperial College (1991–1999) and Head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (1997– 1999). He has held Managing Director/ Chairman/ Board Member positions with the Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive, Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway Corporation, London Transport, London Underground, Docklands Light Railway and Eurotunnel plc. Professor Ridley was also a member of Task Force 10 (Science and Technology) of the UN Millennium Project and Senior Transport Advisor to the London 2012 Olympic bid.

World Scientific will shortly publish his book, Engineering in Perspective – Lessons for a successful Career, which is based on wide experience in both practice and academia.