Philippa Jefferis

Senior Consultant, Highways & Transportation

A civil engineer with wide ranging experience including highways, drainage and flood defence design, with a passion for innovative yet appropriate design.

Philippa is an enthusiastic and determined engineer who wants to ensure that engineering design focuses on the end user and brings sustainable change and development through implementation of appropriate technology. 

Her experience in a range of engineering design areas allows her to have great appreciation for the bigger picture, and the wide scale influences and factors that have impact on successful design.

Prior to joining IMC, Philippa worked in the local government sector.  She has a great understanding of the challenges faced with asset management, and how to achieve effective maintenance on tight budgets and a strong political environment.

In her spare time, Philippa is a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) ambassador, leading workshops and training for school science clubs.  She is passionate about inspiring the next generation of engineers, and wants to ensure that the industry becomes more diverse to allow for more diverse engineering design.  

‘Well designed and maintained infrastructure is essential to success in international development’.


MEng Civil Engineering (1st class)