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 Expert  728375

Expert in Interior Lighting LG2, LG3, LG7, Hospital, Office and Warehouse Design & Calculations


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Tyne & Wear
United Kingdom
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert holds the Chartered Institution of Building Service Engineers, Society of Light & Lighting 'Lighting Diploma'. He is a Member of The Society of Light & Lighting and of the Institution of Lighting Engineers. A Fellow of The Institute of Healthcare Engineering & Estates Management, he has held senior positions in Hospital Lighting Design in several major UK hospitals. A Fellow of The Chartered Institution of Building Service Engineers, he has had vast experience in lighting designs relating to Office Developemets, Schools, Logistic Park Warehouses, Masterplanned Developments and RAF bases and huge retail outlets. Expert is registered on the CIBSE 'Find an Expert' register and also on the Institution of Lighting Engineers 'Consultants Register'.
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design process

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electric light

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electric lighting system

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electronic fluorescent lamp ballast

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emergency lighting

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energy-efficient lighting controller

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energy-efficient lighting device

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energy-efficient lighting system

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floodlight

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fluorescent lamp

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fluorescent lamp ballast

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fluorescent lamp design

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fluorescent lamp technology

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fluorescent lighting system

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fluorescent lighting tube

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halogen lamp

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halogen lamp design

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lighting design

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security lighting

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spotlight


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2008   BEng (Hons)   Electrical & Electronic Engineering   University of Sunderland   First Class

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2008 to

 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 

Partner

 

Client liaison, man management, senior level meeting regimes and design co-ordination. Detailed design and the writing of electrical performance specifications and executive reports. He is responsible for compiling all M&E fee bids and running the M&E section of the offices. Marketing to ensure a sustainable and controlled future.

2007 to 2008

 

Tate Consulting Engineers (Newcastle) Ltd.

 

Associate Director

 

In charge of the Newcastle office with full control of the P&L accounts. His duties included marketing, attending all site meetings and management meetings at a senior level, staff recruitment and dismissal and agreeing salary bands for personnel. Detailed design and the writing of electrical performance specifications, together with executive reports. He was responsible for compiling fee bids and the majority of the administration as Office Director.

2004 to 2007

 

Expert Consulting

 

Self Employed

 

Employed as Principal Electrical Engineer, responsible for managing both electrical and mechanical teams and electrical designs including building services. He was responsible for the design of mains/sub mains cabling, service diversions, lighting, small power, CCTV, fire alarms, containment systems, all calculations on Hevacomp & Relux design packages, plant rooms including liaison with mechanical consultants on HVAC, scavenging pumps, humidifiers, main heating duty/stand-by pump sets, motor control centres and BMS.

2003 to 2004

 

Aurora (Sunderland Streetlighting Ltd)

 

Director / General Manager

 

Responsibility for 52 TUPE transferred personnel, 8 newly recruited personnel, 14 sub-contractor employees, 36 civil contractor employees and 8 IUS employees. He represented the company at all meetings aand wrote the H&S/Environmental and Quality policies together with the employee handbooks. He was responsible for the P&L accounts, customer liaison/complaints, operations, maintenance, fleet, General Manager Reports to the Board, material requisition and procurement, design section, PR, training and systems.

2000 to 2002

 

DW Lighting

 

Branch Manager / Regional Manager / Operations Director

 

Implemented a pragmatic health, safety & training regime networked across all of the DW Branches together with a utility service drawing facility. Introduced all DW systems together with all relevant operational procedures. Financial forecasts, cash flow, bad debtors, stock control, pricing, invoicing, and retention retrieval.

1998 to 2000

 

R.W. Gregory & Partners

 

Senior Electrical Consulting Engineer

 

Re-design of services in line with 'Change Management Instructions.' Preparation and issuance of Engineering Site Directives and their associated budget costs, change management instructions, re-design of airport terminal building.

1996 to 1998

 

HES Electrical Contractors

 

Managing Partner (Self-Employed)

 

Established a share of the Industrial and Commercial markets, won projects and designed them to building control and local authority requirements, oversaw the installation of the projects, etc.

1995 to 1996

 

Jack Clark Electrical Division

 

General Manager

 

Set up an electrical division for a mechanical contractor, tendered for medium sized projects, won projects and designed them to local authority and British standards, implemented the installation and final handover of the projects, which included final inspection and testing.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Fellow of The Chartered Institution of Building Service Engineers, Fellow of the Institute of Healthcare Engineering & Estates Management, Member of the Society of Light & Lighting, Member of the Institution of lighting Engineers, Member of the Institution of Engineering Technology

Professional Appointments

Building Services Partner

Awards/Recognition

BEng (Hons) First Class in Electrical & Electronic Engineering


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1987 to 1989   PSA   Project Design Manager   He was responsible for the lighting & small power design at RAF Leeming PH2
1993 to 1985   HM Prison Acklington   Project Design Manager   Upgrade the cell and community designs to a modern system in keeping with government policies.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has been a consultant in the industry with over 32 years experience. Appointed as Resident Electrical Consuting & Design Engineer on Newcastle International Airport UK. Specialising in Change Management and lighting and small power design. Responsible for the Main International terminal building and the redesigned domestic terminal building.
  • Principal Consulting Engineer on the RVI and Freeman hospitals in Newcastle, The RVH Critical Care Unit in Belfast and the UHND dryburn hospital in Durham (all UK). Self employed but working for RW Gregory LLP as his client. Team Leader and coordinator specialising in lighting and small power design. The Critical Care Unit adopted the american 'Griffin' principle for daylighting corridors.
  • Resident M&E consulting engineer on Wynyard Park 715 Acre masterplanned Developmenmt in Billingham, UK. Specialising in writing performance specifications for lighting and small power. New superhospital has been granted finance and planning and will be integrated into the masterplanned site. Client:- Helios & Wymyard Park Ltd.
  • Lead electrical consulting engineer on the Olympian Park and Zues Logistic Parks in Romania. Specialising in expert witness lighting design and consultabcy sevices. Small power and mechanical sevices. Client:-Helios Eastern Europe.
  • Lead electrical engineer on Abu Dhabi freezone airport responsible for the total MEP dsign and cinsultantcy package. Client:- Helios Sino Gulf. End user ADAC. Multi million dollar develpoment.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Lighting expert for consulting on Characteristics of fluorescent lighting used in commercial/industrial applications world wide.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
As a consultant he is registered on the SLL site as an expert witness. He has had to witness and verify several lighting designs as being fully compliant with codes of practice and lux level requirements.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in intota for consulting on Ballast.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2008 to   Romania/Brasov   He is responsible for design review, comment, expert witness and commisioning, in a consulting and due dilligence capacity, of all lighting and small power services on this huge logistic park development. Client Helios Pheonix.
2008 to   Romania/Timisoara   He is responsible for design review, comment, expert witness and commisioning, in a consulting and due dilligence capacity, of all lighting and small power services on this huge logistic park development. Client Helios Pheonix.
2009 to   UAE/Abu Dhabi/Al Ain   He is Lead MEP Consulting Engineer on Al Ain freezone airport development, a multi million pound project for Helios Sino Gulf.
2009 to   UAE/Abu Dhabi   He is Lead MEP Consulting Engineer on Abu Dhabi International airport development, a multi million pound project for Helios Sino Gulf.
2010 to   Zagreb/Cratia   Due Dilligance consutlting and design engineer for all electrical services to four huge logistic park sites in Zagreb. Project is Poslovni Park Business Park with four huge halls to oversee as due dilligence consultant.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Nederlands   He understand some basic dutch as his wife is from Holland.

Market Research:
Specific industries he is involved with at the moment insclude Wynyard Park 715acre Development, logisitic park developments in Romania and Zargreb and airport developments in the UAE. Green and sustainable renewable energy has become a number one cost driver.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

He trains junior engineers as a mentor for CIBSE & IHEEM membership and IEng registration. He regularily appear in local schools to give seminars and powerpoint presentations. He sit on the CIBSE & IHEEM interview panels for potential members and mentor many potential lighting engineers.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has many contacts in the vendor and supplier section in the North East. As a lighting designer and specifier he is aquainted with many wholesalers and suppliers.

Other Skills and Services

He provides designs utilising Relux 2009 including the daylight package and Hevacomp V24 cable calculation package. He is conversant with AutoCad 2009. Although primarily an internal lighting design engineer he is fully competent in Amenity lighting, Daylight Window lighting and sports lighting design.


 

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