Nick Russell, director of Thomasons civil and structural engineering consultancy, discusses the need to inspire the next generation of young engineers and how engineering must be better understood to close the skills gap…

Launching Friday 5 to Sunday 7 October, KidZania London – the indoor city run by kids at Westfield London, Shepherd’s Bush – will be hosting an action-packed STEAM Week, inspiring kids to develop their skills across science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.