Kirsty Sutherland

Kirsty holds a BEng CEng IStructE from the University of Warwick.

She has over 20 years direct structural engineering experience on innovative structures, such as the Central Show for the Millennium Dome in London and the Royal Victoria Dock transporter bridge amongst others. Kirsty divides her time between working for Aerotrope, London-based engineering practice Expedition and as a lecturer in Structural Design at the School of Architecture, University of Brighton.

Previously Kirsty  worked at the Centre for Alternative Technology in Wales, testing emerging ideas about alternative materials and technologies and later working on prototype wind energy systems.

Kirsty likes to present a balance between innovation and pragmatism when dealing with new ideas and technologies. At Aerotrope she is working on the engineering of an innovative horizontal  wind turbine.