Sameer Khan

Sameer Khan

Msc, Bsc, CEng MICE

Director Bridges and Structures

Sameer has over 30 years of UK and international experience in providing team leadership, expert advice, value engineering, erection engineering and design management on several high-profile international bridge projects, particularly cable stayed and post-tensioned segmental bridges. He has been involved with major bridge projects across the globe including UK, Europe, Asia, Middle East, South East Asia, Africa and Australia.

Sam has acted as Rendel's project director on some of the world's most high-profile bridge projects and structures. Many of his projects have been 'first of their kind', including the world’s longest concrete cable stayed span on a curve for Sydney Metro North West in Australia; High Speed Rail 2 in UK; Mersey Gateway and Queensferry cable stayed bridges in the UK; Phu My cable stayed bridge in Vietnam; Stonecutters bridge in Hong Kong; and currently, Mtentu Bridge in South Africa, which on completion, will be the tallest bridge in Africa.

He is a chartered engineer and has provided innovative design solutions for complex civil and structural engineering challenges, particularly long span, cable supported bridges. He is an expert in the use of high-end finite element analysis (FEA) software, such as LUSAS Bridge and LARSA4D for the analysis, design and assessment of all types of road and rail bridge structures.

Project Experience

Sydney Metro North West Rail Link

Sydney, Australia

Australia's largest public transport infrastructure project currently under construction

Mersey Gateway Project

United Kingdom

The Mersey Gateway Project is a major scheme to build a new six-lane, one-mile toll bridge over the Mersey between the towns of Runcorn and Widnes to relieve the congested and ageing Silver Jubilee Bridge.

Garden Bridge

London, United Kingdom

The Garden Bridge is a planned 366m long footbridge that would cross the River Thames between Waterloo Bridge and Blackfriars Bridge

High Speed Rail Project

United Kingdom

This is a UK government-backed scheme to construct a second-high speed railway project.

Obhur Creek Bridge and Secondary Bridges

Saudi Arabia

The two kilometre-long, 74m wide, cable-suspended arch bridge, with a main span in excess of 200m, will link the newly developed North Obhur region to the city's main transport links

Olifants River Bridge

South Africa

SANRAL identified the need for the capacity upgrading and road user safety of this portion of National Road 7 Section 4 at the Olifants River Crossing.