Leading for Resilience | Episode 3: Rachel Skinner on sitting with uncertainty



Published: July 2023

In this week’s episode, Shazre and Peter are joined by Rachel Skinner CBE to discuss the role of systems-thinking for overcoming imperfect information.

Rachel Skinner is the Executive Director for Responsible Business and Government Relations at Engineering Consultancy, WSP UK. In 2020, Rachel became the youngest president in the Institution of Civil Engineering’s 200-year history – and the second woman to ever hold the role. Rachel has authored, scripted and hosted publications and films on topics including “Shaping Zero”, “Making Better Places” on place-making and future mobility. In recognition of her services to infrastructure, Rachel was awarded a CBE in the 2022 New Year’s Honours List. In 2016, she was named by The Telegraph as one of the UK’s Top 50 Influential Women in Engineering.