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Construction - Ahmad Kamara

Ahmad Kamara

Senior Design Engineer


Ahmad is a Senior Design Engineer (SDE) at Network Rail who is currently the lead designer of the R&D funded project to develop an innovative lightweight low-cost footbridge solution.

A Chartered Engineer and Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, he has 21 years’ experience of bridge design, having started as a Graduate Engineer in Gwent Consultancy (now Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure), he then worked for Mouchel, then Jacobs Engineering before joining Network Rail, in 2018 as a Senior Design Manager.

During this time his role changed to Senior Design Engineer following restructure of the organisation. His main area of expertise is Bridges, Advanced Finite Element Analysis of Structures and Highway Structures Design. Some of the notable projects he has worked on include the Greater Bargoed Regeneration Scheme, Hinkley Point C Aggregate Jetty Bridge and JC Decaux, the Torch Display Tower in London. At Network Rail, Ahmad is one of the lead designers in Network Rail Design Delivery (NRDD) reviewing designs from feasibility to detailed design to improve efficiencies, constructability and innovation.