Simon has worked with the Practice for over 20 years following a long and varied career in heavy civil engineering contracting. His career history includes construction management of sections of the Hong Kong Mass Transit rail network, the coal mining and coal preparation plants, power station installations, rail permanent way installation, and rail marshalling yard facilities.
Simon’s considerable consultancy management experience includes the development of the 80 ha First Point Business Park in Doncaster, numerous residential developments, development of the 60 ha Priory Park mixed use development in Hull, and the remediation of a former gas works site forming part of the redevelopment of South Shields town centre.
Simon is Regional Director of Civil Engineering in our Leeds Office and has for the past 14 years managed the Civil Engineering and Project Management disciplines in the north of the UK. For the last nine years he has mentored first-year engineering students from the University of Sheffield and is invited annually to deliver a lecture to their final year students on a current engineering topic.