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IGS Past President

Dr Russell Jones, BEng, MSc, MA, LLB, PhD, CEng, MICE, MCIWM, FCIArb, FGS

Dr. Russell Jones

Dr Russell Jones is a chartered civil engineer with nearly 30 years’ experience of research, design, and construction of civil and ground engineering projects.  He is currently Immediate Past President of the International Geosythetics Society and is a Director of Golder Associates (UK) Ltd. based in Nottingham, where he is involved in the technical direction, review and management of a range of ground engineering projects.  He has authored several research and development reports for the UK Environment Agency, including the guidance on landfill stability.  His current projects include a large integrated mine waste facility in challenging ground conditions in eastern Europe and large excavations for the UK’s first new nuclear power station for 30 years.  Dr Jones authored around 100 technical papers on various aspects of geotechnical and geosynthetics engineering in peer reviewed journals, symposia and conference proceedings.