head of operations readiness,
Sian Thomas is an infrastructure professional with a Doctorate in Business Administration who provides a unique and powerful combination of expertise and diversity of thought. With a compelling ability to challenge and ask why, Sian ensures alternative perspectives are covered, successfully integrating across teams and organisations teams to enable delivery. A Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and Chartered Management Institute, Sian has spent 20 years in infrastructure delivering in general business, project and operational roles.
As part of the senior team of the Thames Tideway Tunnel project, Sian leads the organisation in fulfilling its obligations to deliver an integrated, operable CSO control system. Her focus is at the interface between ownership and delivery, taking a long-term asset view and assuring that what is delivered meets the ultimate system operations objectives.