SWECO boosts northern buildings team

Published on: 29 Jan 2018

Engineering, environment and design consultancy Sweco UK has boosted its Buildings team in the north of England with the appointment of Steve Arnold, a mechanical building services engineer with 40 years’ experience.

Steve, who joins from Cundall, has been appointed as project engineer in the consultancy’s Newcastle office. Throughout his career he has successfully led M&E teams undertaking the detailed design and site monitoring of building services projects across the education, residential, commercial and leisure sectors. His experience includes working in Qatar as part of a team designing the M&E services for several rail stations for the Lusail LRT system.

Steve is a Chartered Engineer and corporate member of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, and currently serves on the CIBSE North East Regional committee.

Grahame Kelly, operations director in Sweco’s buildings team, said: “Steve’s technical expertise and broad experience are an excellent fit for our growing portfolio of Buildings projects in the north. We’re pleased to welcome him to the business at a very exciting time, following a range of recent appointments, including the £2.9bn Crown Commercial Service framework and the North East Procurement Organisation Framework.

Commenting on his appointment, Steve said: “I’m looking forward to ensuring the continued delivery of quality building services projects by Sweco and contributing to the company’s outstanding reputation for client service.”

Sweco consults on major projects nationwide via its network of 15 regional offices, with recent work including the Queensferry Crossing and the Bloomberg headquarters in London, the world’s most sustainable building.