John Endicott is a specialist in planning and design of underground structures. He is an AECOM Fellow in recognition of his lifetime of experience. He was a Scholar at St Catharine’s College and stayed on at Cambridge to complete a PhD in 1971. He is now a Fellow Commoner at the college. He is also an Adjunct Professor at University of Hong Kong and at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has been based in Hong Kong since 1975 and built up a specialist practice in ground engineering with up to 500 staff. His current area of responsibility extends from the Middle East to Australia. He served on the Council of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and as a Member of the Hong Kong Town Planning Board. He has also served on the International Panel of Experts to the Urban Redevelopment Authority as a specialist in development of occupiable underground space.