Tree Lady Talks
TPBE4 Ed McCann Soundbite
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Tree Lady Talks
TPBE4 Ed McCann Soundbite
Jan 11, 2021 Season 2 Episode 1

Ed is a civil engineer and graduate of Imperial College. He has a Masters Degree in Hydraulic Engineering from the Universidad National Autonoma de Mexico.

He is a Vice President of the Institution of Civil Engineers which is now 200 years old and has a global membership of 92,000 professionals.

Ed is a Senior Director of Expedition Engineering and was instrumental in the growth of Expedition from a “back-bedroom start-up” to Building Magazine’s Engineering Consultant of the Year in 2011.

He is known as an innovative designer specializing in complex multi-disciplinary and regeneration projects. He was Expedition’s Director responsible for the London 2012 Velodrome and the Infinity Bridge in Stockton.

In 2009, Ed and the two other owners of Expedition set up a social enterprise called the Useful Simple Trust and gave the company to the employees. He is now a Trustee of the UST, which has a number of award-winning companies specialising in Engineering, Communications Design, Architecture, Education and Sustainability.

He is a Royal Academy Visiting Professor of Innovation and a member of the UK’s i3P Strategic Leadership Group which is focused on innovating across the built environment.

He co-created cross industry initiatives including: the Constructionarium, the Get It Right Initiative and the Expedition Workshed.

Along the way he appeared in 35 Television programs on engineering and apparently has a fan in Japan!