Julia Humpidge joins HKA as Technical Director

HKA welcomes Julia Humpidge who joins our Forensic Technical Services team in Europe. Julia will be based at the London office at Victoria Embankment.

Julia is a highly experienced project manager and engineer with over 30 years of experience in the global engineering and construction industries. Julia has gathered knowledge and experience on major, complex projects spanning oil and gas, power and utilities and chemicals sectors throughout UK, Europe and the Far East.

Julia started her career with EPC contractors, initially as a process engineer, before joining a process technology licensor where she travelled to multiple operating sites to trouble shoot and start-up licensed units.

For the next 10 years Julia was based at an oil refinery in Switzerland including overseeing an EPC contractor during design, construction, commissioning and start-up of 5 new units. For the past 18 years she has worked for EPC contractors holding roles including engineer, project engineer, project manager, head of engineering department and vice president of project execution.

Julia has extensive experience of delivering projects through the design, procurement, construction and commissioning phases including developing and leading multi-disciplinary teams and carrying out project reviews and the successful implementation of stage-gate processes.

Our European operations continue to expand as part of our growth strategy. Julia is an experienced consultant with outstanding knowledge and experience gathered from working on major, complex projects spanning the oil and gas, power and utilities and chemicals sectors throughout UK, Europe, the Middle East and Far East. She is a significant addition to our forensic technical services in the region, and I am delighted to have her on board.

Toby Hunt, Partner, Head of Europe.

I am delighted to have joined the FTS team at HKA. The team has outstanding experience in supporting its clients in the resolution of some of the largest and most complex projects in the world. I am looking forward to working with the team on exciting new opportunities, putting my 30+ years of oil and gas and project management experience to good use.

Julia Humpidge, Technical Director.


HKA is the world’s leading consultancy of choice for multi-disciplinary expert and specialist services in risk mitigation and dispute resolution within the capital projects and infrastructure sector.  

We also have particular experience advising clients on the economic impact of commercial and investment treaty disputes and in forensic accounting matters. In addition, HKA supports companies that conduct business with the US Federal Government, providing them with consulting services on complex government contracting matters. 

HKA has in excess of 1,000 consultants, experts and advisors in more than 40 offices across 17 countries.  


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