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Phebe Mann

Phebe Mann

Dr Phebe Mann is a Civil Engineering Senior Lecturer in Highway and Transportation, Construction and Planning Law at the University of East London, UK.

In 2014 she received an Honorary Fellowship from Bradford College in recognition of her contribution to civil engineering and construction law and her efforts to encourage more women to enter the sector.

Throughout a ground-breaking career, she has won numerous awards and accolades for her contributions including the 2011 Woman of Outstanding Achievement 'Tomorrow's Leader' award from WISE*.

In recognition of her innovation and research work, Phebe has also won an Innovation and Research Award from the Chartered Institute of Building. More recently, the Society of Construction Law commended her submission for the Hudson Prize and the Australian Brooking Prize.

Phebe studied at Loughborough University for a Master of Science degree in Construction Management.

Phebe is the first and only woman in the UK to hold five professional engineering qualifications concurrently:

  • Chartered Civil Engineer (CEng MICE)
  • Chartered Surveyor (FRICS) Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Chartered Construction Manager (MCIOB)
  • European Engineer (Eur Ing)
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)

She has also been nominated a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) and is a Fellow of Higher Educational Academy (FHEA).

She has led the way for other women to consider, and be considered for, senior roles in the engineering industry. Phebe is as an ambassador for women to study science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. She is also a Talent2030 Hero, and determined to encourage young women to pursue civil engineering careers.