July 2022

Virginie Lanfrey appointed as Director of Infrastructure

Virginie Lanfrey

Rendel  is pleased to announce the appointment of Virginie Lanfrey as its new Infrastructure Business Unit Director and Operational Board Director. Virginie will be based in Rendel’s London office and head up the firm’s bridges, highways, rail and tunnels sectors.  

Virginie Lanfrey is a chartered engineer with 20 years of experience in managing and delivering infrastructure projects of all sizes for state and local governments, and for contractors in design and build and PPP environments. Her broad base of experience covers studies, design, project management, programme management and contract management. She is experienced in managing multidisciplinary teams to deliver packages of work in a timely and cost-effective manner and to high quality standards.

Virginie established Rendel‘s rapidly growing office in Sydney, Australia in 2018 and contributed to successfully delivering some of Australia’s largest infrastructure projects including Sydney Gateway, Melbourne Metro Tunnel and the Port Rail Transformation project. Prior to heading up the Sydney office, Virginie worked in France for Ingerop, of which Rendel is a subsidiary, with project experience ranging from light rail to toll motorways.

Rendel’s Infrastructure Business Unit is currently engaged on large and complex projects in the UK and internationally. These include the HS2 Colne Valley Viaduct, the UK’s longest rail bridge; HS2’s Chiltern Tunnels; Coventry Very Light Rail; the recently opened Padma Multipurpose Bridge in Bangladesh; and several international highway projects.

In welcoming Virginie to Rendel’s London office, Vardaman Jones, Managing Director said, “This is an exciting addition to the Rendel senior management team and Operations Board. Rendel is currently engaged on several challenging and impressive infrastructure projects both in the UK and internationally, and Virginie’s arrival in the London office is well-timed.”

Virginie said, “I am looking forward to working with our key clients and partners on innovative transport infrastructure projects that will contribute to reducing carbon emission.”