Contributor Profile


Job TitleStructural Engineer

Company NameRoma The Engineer Limited


Roma Agrawal is a structural engineer who builds big. From footbridges and sculptures, to train stations and skyscrapers – including The Shard – she has left an indelible mark on London’s landscape.

She is a tireless promoter of engineering and technical careers to young people, particularly under-represented groups such as women. She has advised policymakers and governments on science education, and has given talks to thousands around the world at universities, schools and organisations, including two for TEDx. She is a television presenter, and writes articles about engineering, education and leadership.

Roma has been awarded international awards for her technical prowess and success in promoting the profession, including the prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering’s Rooke Award. Her first book, Built, was published by Bloomsbury to glowing reviews in February this year.


Conference Sessions

  • A History of innovation in the built environment - Opening keynote by Roma Agrawal, Structural Engineer, Roma The Engineer Limited

    21-Jun-2018, 10:00 - 10:45, Bordeaux Room

    Engineer star of the London’s Shard, the tallest tower in Western Europe. Passionate about buildings, construction and humanity.Learn about the secrets of how e...

    • Language: English
      1. Conference Event Type
      2. Event Date
        Thursday June 21
  • Women in PropTech - Connect session

    21-Jun-2018, 11:00 - 11:45, Room 1

    Join the Women in PropTech community and network.  The event is starting with an inspiring keynote speech presentation.

    • Language: English
      1. Conference Event Type
        Connect session
      2. Event Date
        Thursday June 21

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