Shailesh Bhudia is a chartered engineer and has over 17 years of experience as a practising structural engineer, during which time he has developed both her technical and management skills in a variety of project-based roles covering heavy civil engineering structures, maritime structures, bridges and buildings. He has key experience in the design of steel, timber, masonry, concrete structures and pre-stressed concrete, ranging from buildings, maritime and tunnelling structures. Shailesh has strong analytical and modelling skills and experience of design and assessment in reinforced concrete, pre-stressed concrete and steel, using British Standards and Eurocodes, and has a sound understanding of various contracts used in the industry and their implementation.
Shailesh has project experience on the Thames Barrier, UK; Sandy Bottom Small Ports Project, Bahamas; Obhur Creek Bridge and Secondary Bridges, Saudi Arabia; New Ro-Ro Berth, Dar es Salaam Port, Tanzania; Aktau International Seaport Expansion of Northern Terminal, Kazakhstan; Urea and Ammonia Jetty, Gabon; Hay Point Coal Terminal Expansion 3, Australia; and Aqaba New Port Development, Jordan.
Shailesh has managed multidisciplinary teams to deliver detailed design schemes (including construction packages), and various projects as a Lead Design Manager delivering tender/reference design schemes. Shailesh worked on the New Tyne Crossing, BP Isle of Grain Jetties and Undercliff Drive, Isle of Wight. He is currently working on HS2 shafts team reviewing and providing technical support to the structures team.
Shailesh is currently leading the Ports Market sector within Rendel and is looking into business development opportunities both in the UK and Internationally.