Peter Hansford is Chair of the Board of Directors of TEDI-London. A chartered civil engineer with over 40 years experience in infrastructure projects in the UK, Asia and the Middle East, Peter is a Past President of the Institution of Civil Engineers, former Chief Construction Adviser to the UK Government and an Emeritus Professor of University College London.
Honours and awards include the CBE in 2020 for services to innovation in civil engineering, the Sir Monty Finniston Award for lifetime achievement from the Association for Project Management and an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Nottingham. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and in August 2023, was conferred the title of Emeritus Professor of Construction and Infrastructure Policy by UCL.
Peter has led strategic reviews in rail investment, infrastructure safety, air quality and building insulation. He was a commissioner in a statutory inquiry in Hong Kong.
Peter is a Saracens season ticket holder and keen England rugby supporter.