Tim Smart, HS2
Tim Smart
executive director

A current member of the BTS Committee and holding both bachelor and master degree's in engineering Tim is a chartered civil engineer with over forty years of experience in the design, construction and management of major infrastructure projects. Tim's work in tunneling started in North Wales on Conwy and Penmeanbach tunnels and continued as a senior member of the Jubilee Line Extension project. In 2001 Tim joined the Channel Tunnel Rail Link project to head up the client team for the London section and was appointed Engineering Director on the Board of HS1 Co in 2007. Tim moved to CH2M in 2012 as Director for High Speed rail and was seconded to HS2 as Head of Engineering and Operations before joining HS2 as Chief Engineer in 2018, becoming an Executive Director in 2019. He has served as engineering expert witness in Select Committee for all the HS2 hybrid Bill enabling legislation.