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Helena Rivers

MEng CEng FIMechE


Helena Rivers

Helena is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. She is Director of Estate Decarbonisation at AECOM supporting both public and private sector clients on their journey to net zero focussed on their existing real estate assets.

Helena started her career in the nuclear industry but has spent the last 16 years working in buildings. She is passionate about sustainability and supporting our journey to net zero with both the great opportunity and responsibility that bring for Engineers.

In 2019 Helena was named as one of the most influential women in engineering by the FT and in 2022 won the WICE award for digital innovation.

Helena joined the Trustee board in 2017 and has served for five years as an ordinary Trustee, during this time she has worked on and chaired the Audit and Risk Committee before moving on to chair the Real Estate Strategy Group. Throughout her time on the board Helena has also been Vice Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

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