Our Trustees

Geoff French CBE (Chair of Trustees)

Area of expertise: Chartered Civil Engineer


Geoff is a civil engineering graduate who joined Scott Wilson in 1968. He was appointed Chairman in 2002, oversaw the highly successful flotation in March 2006 and remained Chairman until 2010.

Area of interest
Geoff has over 40 years' experience in civil engineering consultancy, specialising on transport and, more recently, on management. Apart from working throughout the UK, Geoff has spent time abroad on behalf of Scott Wilson working in Botswana, China, Hong Kong, India, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and Vietnam. His focus was mainly on transport planning, design and management. Geoff has been involved in RedR virtually from its inception. Initially this was through the corporate support provided by Scott Wilson (and more recently URS) but also, more recently, as an individual.