BSc CEng FIStructE MICE MRICS MAE CDipAF Principal
Chartered Structural and Civil Engineer
Chartered Building Surveyor
Undertakes structural engineer’s reports and full structural surveys for larger older properties combining both engineering and Building Surveying qualifications.
Responsible for procurement of new work and works closely with majority of clients and design teams during formative stages of most projects.
Career background is broad based with extensive commercial and residential building design including listed building and complex refurbishments.
Provides forensic and expert evidence reports on building defects and construction disputes. Simon is a member of the Academy of Experts (MAE).
Wider business development qualifications include a Diploma in Accounting and Finance and Associate Member of the Institute of Arbitrators. I Struct E Committee member for ‘Constructing Excellence’ and very involved in the ‘Best Practice’ and ‘Accelerating Change’ agenda, lecturing on the subject to Architects, Surveyors and Engineers.
Fellow of Institution of Structural Engineers and a professional exam interviewer.
Other: Sports fanatic; golf and tennis, learning guitar and piano and providing taxi service to daughters !
Specialist areas includes investigation of building defects in residential housing. Structural reports, Structural surveys and expert reports.
Party Wall ‘Engineering’ i.e. advise to Adjoining Owners Surveyors on structural engineering issues under the Party Wall etc Act 1996. E.g. basements and special foundations, piling and complex construction methods associated with deep excavations and demolition of adjoining properties.
Basement Impact Assessments (BIA’s).
Published articles on basements and party wall aspects associated with Special Foundations.
Expert Witness reports and Expert evidence provided for Court and ADR
Practicing member of the Academy of Experts (MAE)
Please request more detailed CV if required for Expert Witness work
Scheme designs for private clients and developers, working on concept designs with architects and designers to ensure smart designs mesh with practical and economic building methods. I am involved in the formative stages of almost all projects and continue to work with senior colleagues throughout the detailed design stage.