Robin Brown

Robin Brown
Name Robin Brown
Nationality British
Education University of Southampton
North East Surrey College of Technology
Guildford College of Technology
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering – First Class Honours
BTEC National Certificate in Civil Engineering – Pass with four distinctions and five merits
BTEC National Certificate in Science – Pass
Career Summary
2012 – Present Gurney Consulting Engineers
Senior Structural Engineer responsible for structural design, detailing and coordination of various refurbishment and new build projects for private, commercial, educational and healthcare clients.

Structural condition surveys of Local Authority owned building stock and reporting to client. Detailing of sympathetic and economic remedial works where required. Incudes historic and listed buildings.

Structural inspection of a town centre sculpture classified as a Highway Structure and reporting to client.

Involvement in early project stages with client and design team to determine most practical and economic forms of construction, methodology and procurement routes for successful project completion.

2006 – 2011 David Osborne Associates
Project Structural Engineer responsible for structural design, detailing and coordination of various refurbishment and new build projects for private, commercial, educational, defence and healthcare clients.
2003 – 2006 Thomasons
Lead Project Engineer for various refurbishment and new build projects, including:

  • 10m redevelopment of central London concrete framed multi-storey building and conversion into radio studios and associated offices.
  • £1.5m extension of existing shopping complex, including the removal of large sections of loadbearing masonry and introduction of mezzanine floors.
  • On-going contract with major broadcasting company for provision of structural engineering services. Works ranged from advice relating to studio and location loadings to overseeing transmitter mast design.
  • Residential development comprising three storeys of masonry construction over a reinforced concrete basement car park.
2000 – 2003 Price & Myers
Lead Project Engineer for a number of projects, including:

  • £4m refurbishment of a partially listed terrace of residential and retail units including footbridge link to adjacent shopping complex.
  • Redevelopment of a warehouse to create live/work units on a constricted site.
  • Various high-specification refurbishments of central London residences, involving complex structural works to achieve architectural and client requirements.

Part of design team for a £20m reinforced concrete framed office development and a £6m teaching resource centre comprising exposed roof steelwork with complex nodal connections and precast concrete double-height colonnade to front elevation.

1997 – 2000 Whitby Bird & Partners
Project Engineer for £8m high-specification residential development in central London.

Part of design team for an award winning £50m reinforced concrete office development with steel and glass internal bridges and atrium roof structure.

Responsible for structural inspection and feasibility assessment prior to full structural design for the £4m refurbishment of a seven-storey central London office space.

Involvement in office management committee and mentor for new graduates and work experience students.