Dr Jackie Skipper is a Senior Consultant at the Geotechnical Consulting Group, London. Her specialist areas include the Geology of London and SE England, complex ground conditions and Quaternary features worldwide, and the geology of desert sediments and environments, but she is interested in all types of complex ground types and their relationship to risk in tunnelling, foundations and land stability. She has had a major input into many large tunnelling projects including the Dublin Port Tunnel, Crossrail, the Thames Tideway project, Jubilee Line upgrades, HS2, and the Lower Thames Crossing.
In 2010 she received the Geological Society Engineering Group Award and in 2017 the 18th Glossop Medal. Jackie has lectured in a number of countries around the world and has contributed to radio and television programmes as a geological authority.