Principal Engineer, Laing O'Rourke
Yewande Akinola is a Design Engineer. Yewande’s engineering experience and responsibilities include the design of sustainable water supply systems and the engineering design coordination of large projects in the built environment. She has worked on projects in the U.K., Africa, Middle East and in East Asia. Yewande has won several awards including the UK Young Woman Engineer of the year (Institute of Engineering and Technology 2012), UK 35 Under 35 (Management Today’s 35 Women Under 35 2013) and UK Outstanding Woman in STEM (PRECIOUS Award 2014.) She has presented TV programmes for Discovery Channel, CBBC, Channel 4 and Yesterday TV She Her current role in design for manufacture and assembly for construction, project engineering and innovation management.