Chris has a wealth of knowledge in the construction industry having been involved in many of the major projects throughout Devon and Cornwall for a variety of public and private sector Clients.
He has particular experience in the preliminary and detailed design of structures, the appraisal of existing buildings and development of challenging sites.
As a senior Director, Chris is responsible for the delivery of Structural Engineering Services for MBA.
Chris is a Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers and a Chartered Engineer Registered with the Engineering Council.
Day to day Mark manages the civil engineering office, working closely with project design teams on delivery of information to clients.
Mark has many years’ experience in providing new infrastructure on projects within the residential, industrial, commercial, educational and health care sectors. This often involves working with local authorities and statutory service undertakers on the adoption of new roads and services.
As a Director, David is responsible for managing many of the structural engineering projects in the office. He has experience in a wide range of projects within the residential, industrial, commercial, educational and health care sectors. He has particular experience working on historic structures which often requires a sympathetic approach to the sensitive nature of the buildings having worked on many grade listed and scheduled ancient monument structures.
David carries out many of the structural inspections in the practice, identifying structural defects and specifying appropriate remedial measures, whether the structures are formed in concrete, timber, masonry or steelwork.
David has a bachelor's degree in engineering from Coventry University. He is a Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers and a Chartered Engineer registered with the Engineering Council.
Matt is skilled at managing the design process for structural schemes, as well as preliminary and detailed designs of structures in reinforced concrete, steel, masonry and timber to conform to the current codes of practice.
Matt has a first-class masters honours degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Exeter. He is a Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers and a Chartered Engineer registered with the Engineering Council.
In his spare time Matt enjoys mountain biking and exploring new areas to ride around Cornwall.
Shaun is a Technician Member with the Institution of Structural Engineers which recognises an engineering technician’s competence, who is ambitious, enthusiastic and passionate about structural engineering.
Shaun has extensive technical knowledge in structural detailing where coordination with the design team is key. Shaun has a very keen eye for detail and takes enormous pride in his work which reflects in the quality of his drawings.
Stefan is fully conversant with the design of structures in all materials. He adopts a hands-on approach to all his projects and enjoys collaborating with architects and contractors.
Stefan has a masters degree in Structural Engineering and Architecture which he completed at the University of Sheffield.
Away from the office Stefan enjoys exploring the Coastal Path with his dogs.
Derek is primarily responsible for the production of reinforced concrete drawings which is a specialist field of drawing work requiring a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
In his spare time, Derek likes to go sea fishing, playing golf and going on holiday!
George is a dedicated and hardworking individual who is keen to expand his knowledge within the construction industry and hopes to achieve his goal of gaining chartership status within structural engineering.
Rick is experienced with managing and delivering high quality structural engineering drawings using 2D AutoCad and 3D Structural Revit. Rick is responsible for the development of the drawing standards and mentoring the junior technicians.
During his career, Rick is used to liaising with Contractors, Architects, Services and Site Engineers and checking works on site.
Outside of work Rick enjoys camping, sea swimming and Volkswagens!
Andrew has worked on a vast array of projects across Cornwall from bespoke new dwellings to multi-million pound commercial developments.
Andrew is responsible for providing detailed 2D structural drawings to ensure these are in line with the engineering proposals and that they are fully coordinated with the wider project team requirements. Andrew is also adept at the production of reinforced concrete and steelwork drawings for a variety of building types.
Andrew has a ONC and HNC in Building Studies from Cornwall College.
Outside of work, Andrew enjoys riding his motorbike and exploring new places to visit!
Tyler continues to develop his skills in the use of Autodesk Civils 3D to efficiently develop designs for roads and roundabouts to DMRB standards, undertaking visibility splays and preparing vehicular tracking. Tyler has become well versed in preparing the required drawings and documents for a number of Section Agreements including the adoption of roads for the local highway’s authorities and the adoptions of sewers for the local water authorities.
Tyler is also adept at using Micro Drainage to help with the designs of surface and foul water systems where capacity calculations can also be undertaken. This software can be embedded within Civils 3D to allow full integration to achieve a site wide infrastructure design.
In his spare time, Tyler likes to keep fit and healthy.
During his time at MBA, Sam has been responsible for the design of civil engineering projects.
Sam has continued to develop his skills in the use of software such as Autodesk Civil 3D and Microdrainage to provide detailed designs for many of the civils projects.
Emma is efficient in the use of 2D AutoCAD and is developing her skills in Autodesk Structural Revit using 3D Building Information Modelling (BIM) to integrate the structural modelling with the architects models to provide a fully coordinated and efficient design.
In her spare time, Emma enjoys running, going for walks and spending time with her family.
Taylor has always been fascinated by the construction and design process of buildings and has adapted well to the industry.
Taylor has become proficient in the use of 3D Autodesk Structural Revit which produces high quality 3D building models. This has the added benefit of being able to exchange the building models with the other professions in the design team and allows early coordination of the model throughout the design stages.
Outside of work, Taylor enjoys playing football and going to the gym.
During his time at MBA, Ethan has been undertaking Section 104 Agreements to allow newly connected sewers and pumping stations to be adopted by the local sewage authority.
Ethan has been using Civils 3D to produce road and ground models and drainage designs on a number of new housing developments across Cornwall.
In his spare time, Ethan likes to go rock climbing and takes satisfaction in carefully planning and inspecting the routes before reaching the top of each climb!
Rhys is keen to progress his career within the industry and is passionate about learning new skills in civil and structural engineering.
In his spare time, Rhys is enjoys learning about history and politics and also enjoys riding his motorbike at weekends!
Marcus is now keen to develop his engineering skills and gain more experience within the industry.
Outside of work Marcus is a keen surfer and snowboarder and enjoys trips away exploring new places to hone his skills.
Noora works hard behind the scenes to ensure the smooth running of the office and keeps everyone organised!
Outside of work, Noora enjoys sea swimming and coastal walks with her family and Black Labrador.
David has gained considerable experience in the design of infrastructure for projects including, industrial, commercial, and residential with full involvement from conception to construction. His particular areas of specialism include; initial appraisal of schemes for viability, design of roads and drainage, preparing flood risk assessments, preliminary and detailed design of structures to ensure compliance with current design standards, carrying out and reporting on structural assessments.
David is responsible for MBA’s in-house project management to ensure timely delivery as well as being the practice’s Quality Assurance manager. David deals directly with many of MBA’s clients and oversees the financial and day to day management in the office.
David is a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and a Chartered Engineer Registered with the Engineering Council.