Chartered Civil Engineer and Chartered Environmentalist, Asset Manager

Last Updated: 7th January 2021 (about 1 year ago)

United Kingdom


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45 to 54

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Currently based in Cheshire, England, I aim to join an outstanding organisation that will support my ambition to live and work around the world. I have enjoyed a successful and varied career across the public, private and charity sectors. I am looking to join a forward thinking team that will empower me to make a lasting difference for future generations.
I have a keen interest in environmental protection and heritage management and possess the skills of a proven Civil Engineer & Manager in the built and natural environment . I am an experienced asset manager with over 20 years’ experience managing construction delivery, leading design teams, risk management and managing infrastructure Health Safety, Heritage & Environment issues. A proven problem solver, team builder and project manager, experienced line manager and multi-disciplinary team leader, delivering complex tasks.

Experience negotiating with stakeholders, solving challenges and working with partners. A proven ability to adapt to deliver for Contractors, Consulting Engineers and Client organisations. Graduate of the University of Nottingham. A Chartered member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and Chartered member of the Society for the Environment.

Worked on the Isle of Mann, Falkland Islands, New Zealand and USA. As Principal Engineer I have manged asset management solutions to a diverse portfolio.


The University of Nottingham
BEng Environmental Engineering & Resource Management

   Sep 1995
— Jul 1998

Course content similar to Civil Engineering course. Academic assessment by the ICE in 2005, found the course to be appropriate for direct accreditation with the ICE - Civil Engineering with a conscience.


The Canal & River Trust
Principal Engineer (Design and Development)

   Aug 2019
— Current

Canal & River Trust own and manage a huge portfolio of canal and river infrastructure. Quality asset and risk management are fundamental to the business success.

As Principal Engineer (Design and Development), I am leading a fantastic team to deliver asset management design solutions with our industry partners for direct delivery and delivery by our framework contractor. Designing, optioneering, liaising with stakeholders and delivering solutions for all aspects of canal & river infrastructure.(Commercial Canal, leisure canal, river, docks and reservoir infrastructure). Leading development of major project design, working closely with project managers and asset managers to design solution that take into account risk management, civil engineering design, project management, environment and heritage factors.

Anthony Civil & Environmental Ltd

   Apr 2018
— Feb 2020

Independent asset management consultancy advising of risk and asset management decisions.

Anthony C & E was a small independent asset management consultancy delivering independent risk management, asset management, design and project management solutions. Anthony C & E specialised in the provision of Civil & Environmental Engineering capability across the built environment. Helping clients to understand, build and enhance their team and to deliver complex tasks. Offering flexible, trustworthy , reliable and good value for money professional services.

Principal Engineer/Team leader

   Aug 2017
— Mar 2018

Head hunted to lead an in House Engineering team to deliver design solutions for the HS2 Enabling Works package South.

Built a multi-discipline team of 15 in the Civil / Structural engineering team, delivering design solutions for HS2 enabling works. Developed world first collaborative Engineering & Archaeological exhumation of a 17th century grave yard. Managing 4 lead designers and 12 projects. Technical overview, day to day team management, stakeholder engagement, presentations and client liaison. Developed value engineering proposals and cost estimates and ensured customers receive consistent and clear feedback, challenging and supporting perceptions, providing accurate and timely information and programmes. “Doing what we said, when we said”. Establishing engineering strategy and controls, Value engineering proposals and estimate development, Compliance, Temporary Work solutions, 3D time line modelling, Team management and stakeholder engagement. RIBA 4 design delivery.

Principal Engineer/Project Manager

   Aug 2016
— Jul 2017

Led the largest flood risk appraisal package for the Environment Agency following Storm Desmond.

Led the project team to deliver flood risk management strategy leading and developed a diverse team of graduates, experienced appraisers, technical specialists and developed experienced staff new to the sector (Up to 35 people in a management matrix) to appraise flood management options at 10 sites in Cumbria and Carlisle.

Co-ordination, Stakeholder Engagement, Interdisciplinary Checker & Authorisation. Day to day team management, management of deliverables, stakeholder engagement, technical overview of appraisal. Took personal responsibility to meet the customer’s needs, introducing lean working to facilitate a culture of delivering what we promised when we promised it. Required anticipation of the needs of many conflicting interest groups and management of expectations based on factual evidence.

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