Hazel McDonald

Chief Bridge Engineer

Transport Scotland

Educated at Glasgow and Strathclyde Universities, Hazel has been immersed in maintenance, renewal and asset management of Highway structures for 25 years, and worked for Transport Scotland for the last 13 years.  Previous experience with Cumbria County Council and Capita Symonds in inspection, design and maintenance followed a PhD in ‘Temperature Effects in Concrete Box Girder Bridges’ and bridge inspection and assessment for Mott MacDonald.  In Transport Scotland, Hazel leads a team of 12 staff managing the inspection, maintenance and improvement of Scottish Trunk Road structures with a current budget of £64.5m.