Engineering Leadership Series

The QEPrize Engineering Leadership videos are a series of interviews with inspirational leaders from across the engineering industry. They share their passion for engineering, their advice for young engineers and their insights into recent and future developments in engineering.

Juergen Maier - Siemens UK

Juergen Maier
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Keshini Navaratnam interviews Siemens UK CEO Juergen Maier about his career and views on the changing engineering industry.

Nigel Whitehead - BAE Systems

Nigel Whitehead
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Nigel Whitehead is Group Managing Director, Programmes & Support at BAE Systems. In an interview with Keshini Navaratnam, Nigel shares his perspective on the engineering industry.

Carl-Henric Svanberg - BP

Carl Henric Svanberg
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Keshini Navaratnam interviews BP Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg about his experience as an engineer and global business leader.

Erik Bonino - Shell UK

Erik Bonino
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Erik Bonino, Shell UK Chairman, shares his view on careers in engineering and getting the best from staff.

Three global visionaries: Three feats of engineering

Three global visionaries
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QEPrize Director Keshini Navaratnam meets three engineers responsible for creating some of the world's most iconic landmarks: Bill Baker, the man behind the Burj Khalifa; Michel Virlogeux, who designed the breath taking Millau Viaduct; and Ilya Marotta, who heads up the colossal Panama Canal Expansion Project.

Challenging Engineers: a call to tomorrow's problem solvers

Challenging engineers
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2015 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering winner Dr Robert Langer joined civil engineer Ilya Marotta and broadcaster Alok Jha to discuss the future of engineering.

Driving Curiosity with Autonomous Systems

Autonomous systems
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Director of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering Keshini Navaratnam is joined by two leading roboticists, Dr Ayanna Howard and Dr Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu, to discuss how autonomous systems can inspire future generations.

In conversation with Anuradha TK

Anuradha TK
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In conversation with Keshini Navaratnam, Anuradha TK, Geosat Programme Director at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), discusses a breadth of topics from the key considerations for communications in space and the interplay between form and function in satellite design, to the excitement for India’s first crewed space flight in 2022, the role of AI in space exploration, and the inspiration behind her journey into engineering.