Ian Hodge, Environment Agency
Ian Hodge
chief engineer and director, asset management and engineering
Environment Agency

an is the Environment Agency’s Chief Engineer and Director of Asset Management & Engineering. He is a Chartered Civil Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers with more than 30 years' experience in flood and coastal risk management spanning a range of leadership and technical roles. Ian is Head of Profession for Engineering and leads the EA's Technical Authority responsible for asset management strategy and engineering standards, working towards a carbon neutral built environment ready for, and resilient to, flooding and coastal change. he is Senior Responsible Owner for Environment Agency Major Projects, Chair of the EA's National Engineering and Innovation Panel and leads the EA's input to collaboration on engineering matters with international partners such as KRING Circle of Coastal Engineers. Ian is the lead Supervising Civil Engineer (SCE) for the Agency, supporting graduates and developing professionals, He is also Chair of British Standards Institute (BSi) Committee CB501: (Flooding and Watercourses) and member of the Government Construction Board, a strategic cross-government Board of senior officials focussed on supporting the government’s infrastructure revolution through the implementation of the Transforming Infrastructure Performance (TIP): Roadmap to 2030 and Construction Playbook.