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Principal Teaching Fellow and MSc Tunnelling and Underground Space Course Manager, University of Warwick

Benoît Jones has worked on the Heathrow Terminal 5 tunnels, Crossrail, King's Cross Underground Station Redevelopment, the Thames Water Ring Main Extension Tunnel and Tottenham Court Road Station Upgrade. He joined the School of Engineering at the University of Warwick in September 2011 to manage delivery of a new MSc course on Tunnelling and Underground Space.

Benoit has worked for OTB Engineering, Morgan Sindall and Mott MacDonald, in a variety of roles from shift engineer to tunnel designer to engineering manager. He has an engineering doctorate from the University of Southampton.


  • 2011–present
    Principal Teaching Fellow of Engineering, University of Warwick


  • 2010 
    Institution of Civil Engineers, CEng MICE
  • 2007 
    University of Southampton, EngD
  • 2000 
    University of Bristol, MEng


  • 2011
    Underpassing of Angel Underground by London Ring Main Extension Tunnel, International Journal of Geoengineering Case Histories
  • 2010
    Low-Volume-Loss Tunnelling for London Ring Main Extension, Proceedings of the ICE - Geotechnical Engineering
  • 2008
    Evaluation of Innovative Sprayed-Concrete-Lined Tunnelling, Proceedings of the ICE - Geotechnical Engineering