Sarah Prichard
Sarah Prichard
UK managing director
Buro Happold

Sarah is Partner and UK MD at Buro Happold. Starting as a graduate structural engineer, she has worked for the firm for 20 years+, developing a passion for the delivery of multidisciplinary projects. Sarah spent 3 years in Qatar leading the supervision of the engineering works on Phase 2 and Phase 3 of the Msheireb Downtown Doha Project. This project intends to entirely recreate the centre of Doha in a sustainable and sympathetic way for the 21st century. Sarah is the Vice Chair for the Voice of Consultancy workstream for the ACE, and also chairs their Net Zero group. She is Vice Chair of the Construction Council of the CBI. She sits on the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) ConstructZero Advisory Board and on the Advisory Board to the School of Management, University of Bath. Sarah is a Fellow of the ISE and a Chartered Engineer and Member of the ICE. Inclusion and Diversity are a key focus of her leadership, together with gender equality in engineering, being an LGBT ally and the challenges of mental health in the construction industry and beyond.