Vardaman Jones

Vardaman Jones

BSc (Eng) MSc DIC CEng MIStructE MIOD

Managing Director

Vardaman (‘Vardy’) is managing director of Rendel, with responsibility for the company’s operations in global infrastructure markets, embracing bridges, tunnels, highways, airports, ports and maritime facilities, rail and nuclear projects.

He has over 30 years of civil and structural engineering experience and has played a key role on major transport infrastructure projects around the world - developing winning bidding teams, joint ventures and consortia with complementary skills and expertise that add to clients’ capital programmes and projects.

Vardy has worked with government agencies, investors, banks, major corporations, operators, international contractors, specialist vendors, lawyers and insurers across the entire project and investment life-cycle, leading Rendel’s design, engineering, interface management and construction supervision teams, as well as technical experts.

Project Experience

High Speed Rail Project

United Kingdom

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

Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project


Funded by the Government of Bangladesh, PDMP will be a two-level, steel truss bridge with a four-lane highway on the upper level and provisions for a single track railway on the lower level.

New Tyne Crossing

Tyne and Wear, UK

One of the largest transport infrastructure projects in the UK

New Europe Bridge

Vidin/Calafat, Bulgaria/Romania

The second bridge over the shared section of the Danube, part of Pan-European Corridor IV

Lekki-Epe Expressway Toll Road

Lagos, Nigeria

West Africa's first Public Private Partnership (PPP) highway project

Sheikh Zayed Bridge

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

One of the world's most complex bridge projects

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.

Aswan Cable-Stayed Bridge


Rendel was appointed as the Egyptian Government's consultants for the design and construction of a 977m long, 21m wide cable-stayed road bridge