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Mahesh Parmar

Managing Director
Chartered Structural Engineer - FIStructE, MSc (Management), DIC, Dip Mkt

Mahesh (previously an Associate with Anthony Hunt Associates) has over thirty years experience on small and large projects across many sectors, particularly in cultural sports and leisure. His hands-on approach to projects and artistic and lateral thinking ability has led to the development of many interesting and seminal projects across the UK.

He founded the studio following demand from clients for a personal and creative service free of large company systems and overheads. Under his stewardship Team 4 Consulting has been busy and continues to grow.

He is a Fellow of the Institution of Structural Engineers and holds an MSc in Management Science from Imperial College.

Mahesh sits on a number of standing committees and has, through his involvement with the Concrete Centre, contributed to the publications of the Design Guide for Hybrid Concrete and Design Guide for Deep Basements.

As a result of his experience in sport and leisure structures, together with his management skills, he was sought to assist CWC2007 with the organising of the Cricket World Cup across nine Caribbean island countries. His involvement ensured all stadiums and pitches were completed to the required stakeholder specification amongst other aspects of organising world class events. During this time, in collaboration with ICC Pitch Inspector Andy Atkinson, he produced The Guidelines for International Cricket Pitches and Fields for CWC2007.

Previous Project experience includes:

  • Museum of Scotland (architect: Benson & Forsyth  client: National Museums of Scotland)
  • The Roundhouse (architect: McAslans  client: The Roundhouse Trust)
  • Bristol International Airport (architect: YRM  client: First Group/ Bristol City Council)
  • Waterloo International Terminal (architect: Grimshaws  client: EuroRail)
  • Brunel Indoor Athletics Centre (architect: David Morley Architects  client: Brunel University)
  • Open University Business School (architect: Jestico + Whiles  client: Open University)
  • CBXIII, Milton Keynes (architect: Glenn Howells Architects)
  • Worcestershire County Cricket Club Players Pavilion, Worcester (architect: Lett & Sweetland Architects)

Chris Jarman

Associate Director
Head of Design Team

Chris was previously an Associate Engineer with One Creative Environments Ltd in Worcester for 4 years, preceeded by 10 years as a Senior Engineer with Anthony Hunt Associates and has been involved in a number of large and small projects across UK. Prior to joining AHA Chris was a Site Engineer with Alfred McAlpine Construction Ltd for 9 years followed by 2 years as a Structural Engineer with Ove Arup and Partners in Coventry.

Chris joined T4C in August 2013.

Chris's design experience includes construction in concrete, steel, composite concrete/steel, lightweight steel, timber, masonry and glass. He also has widespread project engineer experience managing teams of engineers and technicians.

Some examples of project experience include: (selected images of these can be seen in the photo gallery)

  • The Jubilee Library, Brighton (architect: Bennetts Associates/Lomax, Cassidy & Edwards)
  • The Blenheim Centre, Hounslow (Retail & Residential) (architect: Michael Aukett Architects)
  • Office Buildings in London (with facade retention) (architect: Gibberd Architects)
  • Nyetimber Winery in West Sussex (architect: Hugh Broughton Architects)
  • The Bullring East and West Malls (Glass Atriums/Facades), Birmingham (architect: Chapman Taylor/Benoy)
  • Building Schools for the Future, Bradford (architect: Anshen and Allen; architectureplb)
  • Parc Prison Extension, Wales (architect: HLN Architects)
  • Empress State Building (architect: Wilkinson Eyre Architects)
  • Mansfield Hall, Reading (architect: Rio Architects)
  • Butlins at Bognor Regis (architect: PWP Architects)
  • Stratford Travelodge (architect: Red 4 Architects)
  • Niftylift HQ and Production Facility (architect: Quartet)

Gerry Trotter

Associate Director
Eur Ing (Euro Engineer), Chartered Structural Engineer – BSc, CEng, MIStructE

Gerry was previously an Associate with Anthony Hunt Associates and during 25 years there was involved with projects of varying sizes and complexity in the UK and Europe. Prior to joining AHA Gerry was a structural engineer with Cundall Johnston & Partners in Newcastle upon Tyne and subsequently worked for the Rijkswaterstaat (Flood Defence Projects) in the Netherlands for three years. Gerry joined T4C in November 2009.

Gerry's design experience covers construction in concrete, steel, composite concrete/steel, timber, masonry and glass. He also has widespread project engineer experience managing teams of engineers and technicians.

Some examples of project experience include: (selected images of these can be seen in the photo gallery)

  • MAXXI Art Gallery, Rome ( architect: Zaha Hadid)
  • Brighton & Hove Football Stadium (architect: KSS)
  • Polokwane Football Stadium, SA ( architect: AFL)
  • The Blenheim Centre, Hounslow (Retail & Residential) (architect: Michael Aukett Archiects)
  • Eton College - New Schools refurbishment (architect: Corrigan,Soundy,Kilaiditi )
  • J.C.Decaux UK HQ, London (architect: Foster & Partners)
  • Dyson Appliances Production and Research Facility, Malmesbury (architect: Chris Wilkinson Architects)
  • John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford (many buildings) (architect: YRM)
  • Office Buildings in London (with facade retention) (architect: Gibberd Architects)
  • Bayscape, Cardiff Bay (residential) (architect: Custard Architecture)
  • Structural Inspections of Hotels in eastern Germany (architect: YRM)

David Hamilton

Associate Director
Chartered Structural Engineer – BSc, CEng

David was previously an Associate with Anthony Hunt Associates and during 25 years there was involved in a number of large and small projects across UK. Prior to joining AHA David was a structural engineer with Crouch and Hogg in Glasgow.

David joined Team 4 Consulting in November 2009.

David's design experience includes construction in concrete, steel, composite concrete/steel, timber, masonry and glass.

Some examples of project experience include: (selected images of these can be seen in the photo gallery)

  • Eden Project (architect: Nicholas Grimshaw)
  • National Botanic Garden Wales (architect: Foster & Partners)
  • North Greenwich Transport Interchange (architect: Foster & Partners)
  • Building Schools for the Future, Bradford (architect: Anshen and Allen; architectureplc)
  • The Bullring East and West Malls (Glass Atriums/Facades), Birmingham (architect: Chapman Taylor/Benoy)
  • Sun Alliance HQ, Horsham (architect: Michael Aukett Architects)
  • Proctor & Gamble HQ Atrium, Brooklands, Surrey (architect: Michael Aukett Architects)
  • Parc Prison Extension, Wales (architect: HLN Architects)

Jonathan Carr

Managing Sheffield Office
Chartered Structural Engineer – M Phil, CEng, MIStructE

Jon has recently joined Team 4 Consulting and looks after our Sheffield Office.

Jon was previously a Project Engineer with Anthony Hunt Associates. During this time he has worked on a diverse range of projects, most notably in the Education and Sport & Leisure sectors, but also including the Commercial, Retail and Residential sectors, as well as a number of refurbishment and domestic projects and structural surveys.

He is also a visiting lecturer at The University of Sheffield's Department of Structural and Civil Engineering, where he has taught 'Multi Storey Building Design' to third year undergraduates since 2007. He has produced various technical papers and has delivered a number of presentations, some of which have won industry awards.

Some examples of project experience include: (selected images of these can be seen in the photo gallery)

  • Sandwell College (West Bromwich) (architect: Bond Bryan)
  • Translational Neuroscience Labs, University of Sheffield (architect: Bond Bryan)
  • Walsall College (architect: Dyer)
  • Endcliff Student Village (architect: FaulknerBrowns)
  • Matthew Bolton College Birmingham (architect: Bond Bryan)
  • Kingston Communications Stadium (architect: The Miller Partnership)
  • St Catherines College Oxford (architect: Hodder & Partners)

Bjorn Watson

Consultant

Bjorn was a former Director at Anthony Hunt Associates.

Design and construction of concrete structures is his speciality and he is involved on a number of committees involved with publications for Concrete Design.

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