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Ian Douglas
Director
BEng CEng MIStructE

Ian established Design ID in 2005 as a design led engineering practice with the aim of providing a service focused on working with Architects to achieve exceptional design in the build environment.

Ian originally studied Structural Engineering with Architectural Design at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh and graduated top of his year in 1996 after being awarded the Watt Club Medal for achievement. Initially working for Arup in London and subsequently Glasgow he was involved in landmark projects such as the Royal Opera House in Covant Garden and ‘Homes for the Future’ at Glasgow Green. Following a return to Northern Ireland in 1999, Ian joined Mott MacDonald in Belfast and played an integral part of developing their structural capability; introducing new technology and creativity to their design process. He worked on a variety of retail, education and industrial projects and developed relationships with a number of leading Architects.

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Director

David Graham
Senior Structural Engineer
BEng CEng MIStructE

David has experience in designing and managing projects of various scales. He has a keen eye for detail and ensuring that project deliverables are issued to the highest standards. His strength is in his attention to detail, certifying code compliant design, whilst ensuring appropriate solutions are achieved for the projects he has been involved with.

David achieved Charter-ship last July and is now a member of the Institution of Structural Engineers. AT Design ID David is the Chief Bun coordinator and takes his role very seriously, as to when and why people should be buying buns for the office, over time he has developed a serious procedure.

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Senior Structural Engineer

Jonathan Macauley
Director
BEng CEng MIStructE MIEI

Studied Architectural Engineering at Queen’s University in Belfast and graduated top of his year in 2001 with the IStructE Award. His initial career was spent working on large scale industrial and education projects at home and overseas with Mott MacDonald. Jonathan later worked for Irish practice O’Connor Sutton Cronin and was able to develop his creative and practical flair on several multi-million Euro office and mixed-use developments. In 2006 he was nominated for the Chartered Engineer of the Year by the Institution of Engineers of Ireland.

In 2007 Jonathan joined former colleague Ian as a partner of Design ID to further develop the ethos already established.
Jonathan has been a guest lecturer at the University of Ulster’s Art College and tutors at the School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering at Queen’s University. He continues to produce bespoke furniture and sculptures influenced by the mathematical principles whilst applying the hands-on knowledge to engineering solutions. Jonathan also sits on the assessment panel for new technical papers published by the Institution of Structural Engineers.

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Director

Elena Boix
Structural Engineer
MEng

Elena studied Building Engineering in Barcelona and graduated top of her year with an special mention to the best end-of-degree projects at the ei! awards by Pompeu Fabra University. During this period, she was awarded with an Erasmus Intensive Programme scholarship in Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, Finland. There she took part on a workshop called “Building with sustainable resources” where her team won with the third prize with special mention for the structural solution.
After finalizing this period, she decided to broaden her knowledge of structures tanking a Master Degree in Structural Engineering at Polytechnic University of Madrid graduating at 2015. It was then that she realized her passion about Structural Design.

Her initial career started working as a Graduate on middle-sized scale residential, education and sportive projects in Spain with BIS structures. During this period, she took part of the BIM and productivity group, looking to find the most optimum and productive processes.

In 2017, when she moved to London, Elena join Design ID.

Elena is a person who loves being in continuous learning and her key interest now are learn more about material optimisation and parametric design, in order to find the equilibrium between sustainability and rational design.

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Elena Boix

Structural Engineer

Ronan Gormley
Senior Civil Engineer
MEng CEng MICE

Ronan is a Chartered Civil Engineer with close to ten years’ experience in the construction industry. He specialises in highway, drainage, earthworks and utility design to assist clients from project inception through to detailed design and construction supervision.

After graduating from Queen’s University Belfast, Ronan relocated to London to work as an Infrastructure Engineer for Buro Happold – working on a variety of projects within residential, education, commercial and historical sectors both internationally and within the UK. He undertook a two year secondment in Kuwait in the Middle East to develop his understanding of construction methodologies and supervise construction of a new city in the south of the country, Sabah Al Ahmad Sea City.

Outside of work, Ronan can be found on a golf course or a football pitch, and if not playing sport he will be watching it on tv!

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Ronan Gormley

Senior Civil Engineer

Heather Thornton
Admin
BA (Hons)

Heather studied Business Administration Management with Tourism in New College Durham. Following an initial career in Overseas tourism as a Resort Manager abroad, Heather returned to Northern Ireland, where she worked for 8 years as an Account Manager for a local linen supplier, her role requiring travel throughout UK & Ireland. With a young family, and keen to stay closer to home, Heather undertook a local opportunity to work as a Ski Instructor in Northern Ireland for 3 years before joining Design ID as an Administrative Assistant in May 2016.

Heather's has an admin role in Design ID, including Social Media, as demonstrated by Design ID’s public persona communicated through LinkedIN, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and our website.

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Admin

Stuart Grattan
Techinican
HND

Stuart studied Advanced GNVQ in Construction/Built Environment & a HND in Building Studies at SERC College -Lisburn. In 2004 he began his career working for a large national consultancy working on Civil & Structural Engineering projects progressing to the rank of Senior Technician responsible for production of Civil Structural CAD drawings, implementation of BIM standards and coordination of drawings across multi-disciplinary teams.

After a brief time in the sales industry Stuart joined Design ID in 2017, keen to play integral role in our expanding technician department, working on the award wining architectural projects of Design ID.

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Paul Officer
Technical Director
BEng CEng MICE

Paul has over 17 years experience on Structural Engineering design, working on a number of high profile and flagship projects both in the UK and overseas. Paul studied Structural Engineering with Architectural design at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh and continued his studies at Imperial College London, with an MSc in Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics.

Paul is the Regional Director of the Design ID London office and he leads the team there.

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Technical Director

Laurie Wright
Finance Administrator
Part Qualified Association of Accounting Techinican

Laurie describes herself as a “Jack of all trades, master of none”

Her varied career started in 1989 as receptionist/office administrator for a local Chartered Accountancy firm, back in the day when technology was in the form of one very large computer and the Wordstar word processing package.
From there, she moved to a local electronics firm which specialised in electrical default recorders, her role was office administration and purchase ledger accounting. It was around this time that technology started to “boom” so she is very much self taught in her IT skills. It was also during this time, through the Investor in People scheme that she part qualified with the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT).
After four plus years in that industry Laurie moved into a purchasing role with a local fastener company. This was eventually to become more of a financial position due to company restructure which was to last more than 13 years.
Other finance roles followed before she ventured into Customer Services in February 2015. This move saw her in a busy performance based role with various administration duties in the background within a printing a distribution company.
Although she enjoyed her time in Customer Services she always wanted to get back to her “finance administration” roots and is delighted to join the Design ID Team.

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Finance Administrator

Sam Franklin
Structural Engineer
MEng

Sam graduated with a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Queen’s University Belfast in 2017. During his time at university he completed two placements with Mott MacDonald Bentley in the clean water sector. He spent the majority of his time with MMB working on a £3M Rapid Gravity Filter refurbishment scheme, gaining an appreciation for water infrastructure, resourcing and treatment processes.

During his dissertation studies in free-form compression only structures, Sam developed an interest in structural engineering, which ultimately led him to a graduate position at Design ID in July 2017.

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Structural Engineer

Luke Jones
Structural Engineer
MEng

Luke studied Architectural Engineering at Cardiff University graduating with a Master’s Degree in 2013. He began his career with Atkins Ltd based in Croydon working primarily in the railway sector, where he spent time undertaking bridge assessments, strengthening designs, as well as working as part of a multidisciplinary team on the outer stations of the Crossrail project.

Following 3 years in Croydon Luke transferred to the Belfast office where he continued to develop his experience in bridge assessments as well as expanding his capabilities in reinforced concrete water retaining structures, retaining walls, and foundation design.

Luke joined Design ID in 2018 and is continuing his professional development and progress towards Chartership.

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Luke Jones

Structural Engineer

Jonathon Backus
Structural Assessment Engineer
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Jonathon Backus

Structural Assessment Engineer

James Thomas
Structural Engineer
MEng (Hons) ACGI

James graduated from Imperial College London in 2010 with a Master's degree in Civil Engineering. He completed placements at Waterman Structures in Birmingham and Price & Myers in London during university holidays. Following this James joined Walsh where he worked on large reinforced concrete framed structures for leading clients in London. Notable projects, primarily in the hotel and residential sectors, include Hilton London Bankside, 5 Miles Street Vauxhall, Nobu Hotel Shoreditch and Thurston Point Lewisham. After 5 years at Walsh, James joined the Design ID London team in October 2017. In his spare time James writes electronic music.

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James Thomas

Structural Engineer

Jessica Lee
Structural Engineer
BEng

Jess has just completed her 3rd Year of Structural Engineering with Architecture at Queen’s University Belfast.

She has gained insight into the company through a university project, partnered with Design ID, to design Belfast’s First Skyscraper. She looks forward to spending her placement year here and start her structural engineering journey.

Jess is heavily involved with her church, helping out with the youth programmes on a weekly basis. As well as, leading Queen’s Christian Union’s Engineering Small Group 2017-2018.

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Jessica Lee

Structural Engineer

Donna Maginn
BIM Manager
BEng

Donna is a senior structural drafter and building information manager with over 12 years experience in the Structural Engineering sector. She graduated from DIT Bolton Street in Dublin with an honours degree in structural engineering in 2004. Throughout the years, Donna has worked in Ireland, Australia and the UK, gaining valuable experience in a wide variety of structures ranging from domestic builds to high rise buildings to bridges & marine structures. Projects worked on include 1 Bligh Street in Sydney, Indooroopilly bridge refurbishment in Brisbane, Airfield estate and Fire restaurant at the mansion house in Dublin.

For the past seven years Donna has been working with the Revit Structure 3D modelling package and attended courses on BIM management. This particular experience has allowed her to develop the skills required to progress the company to using level 2 BIM, allowing co-ordination between various disciplines of the design team at an early stage and providing a higher quality output of drawings & schedules, thus reducing risk to client and contractors while on site.

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BIM Manager

Niall Magee
Placement Student
2nd Year of Structural Engineering

Niall has just completed his second year at Queens’ University Belfast studying Structural Engineering with Architecture.

He is taking his placement year with us here and is looking forward to the experience and hopes it will be the start of his structural engineering career.

Niall also plays and coaches at his local hockey club in Portadown.

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Placement Student

Rebecca Hyndman
Structural Engineer
MEng

Rebecca graduated with a Master’s degree in Structural Engineering with Architecture from Queen’s University Belfast in 2017. Having previously completed a year long placement with Mott MacDonald in their structures department she developed a passion for the Building Structures sector. Working on a variety of educational and public service buildings Rebecca generated an interest in Building Information Modelling (BIM). This involved producing 3D structural models for collaboration and integration with other disciplines involved.

By gaining a graduate position with Design ID in June 2017 Rebecca aims to increase her exposure to structures with appealing architecture and sustainable design methods.

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Structural Engineer

Stephen Monaghan
Structural Engineer
MEng

Stephen graduated from Queen’s University Belfast in 2017 with a Master’s degree in Structural Engineering with Architecture. He was awarded an ICE QUEST Undergraduate Scholarship from the Institution of Civil Engineers throughout the duration of his studies. Stephen also became a STEMNET Ambassador and engaged in activities to promote engineering in the primary and post primary school environment.

During Stephen’s studies he undertook several summer work placements in the Design ID Hillsborough office. After graduation Stephen took up a position as a structural engineer in Design ID London office.

Stephen applies a positive work ethic to all aspects of his projects and his main interests include structural and conceptual design, sustainability and management.

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Structural Engineer

Brendan Roberts
Senior Techinican
HNC

Brendan is a Senior Structural and Civil Engineering Technician with over 30 years experience in the Structural & Civil Engineering sector. He has applied his skills to a wide range of engineering sectors, and is capable of producing high quality engineering drawings, working well with the design team.
Brendan has provided his services to mainstream consultants as well as specialist Civil Engineering Contractors & Fabricators, capable of providing engineering drawings.
Throughout the years, Brendan has worked in several leading practices, gaining valuable experience in a wide variety of structures ranging from domestic builds to high rise multi-use buildings throughout the UK and beyond. Joining Design ID in January 2014, Brendan brought invaluable experience to the team allowing them to focus on design output, whilst focusing on the required drawing information without reliance on multiple draft iterations between the design / drawing team. He is a pro active member of the team committed to getting it right the first time.Key Interests include Structural Drafting, RC Detailing and Domestic Structural Design.

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Kate Kolny
Structural Engineer
BSc MSc GMICE

Graduated in 2010 from MSc Geodesy, Surveying and Cartography majoring in Agricultural Land Surveying and Property Evaluation. During her studies, she developed strong interest in engineering structures and decided to pursue Civil & Structural Engineering career.
Then she studied the first three years of her Civil & Structural Engineering degree in Poland. During this period, she was awarded IAESTE Scholarship to work as Geodesy, Surveying and Geoinformation Trainee for Bavarian Sate Office and Geoinformation in Munich. In 2013, she was awarded IAESTE Scholarship again, this time to work in Centre for Engineering Research and Testing University of Macau. Where she had opportunity to see the development of the New University of Macau Campus. This £1.3 billion project provided a word-class environmental friendly campus for 10 000 students. In 2013-2014, she was awarded Erasmus Student Exchange Program Scholarship which allowed her to complete her degree in England. She graduated top of her year in 2015 with the Best MSc Poster Prize School of Engineering for research on the viscoelastic structural dampers.
After graduation she worked as Graduate Structural Engineer for SGM Structural Design Limited. Where she focused mostly on structural design of residential, commercial and industrial buildings.
In 2017, she moved to London where she joined DesignID.
She is involved in engaging young people into Engineering while being Pre-19 Graduates and Students ICE Officer for the London Region. Her key interests include civil engineering law and management, sustainability, structural dynamics and earthquake engineering.

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Structural Engineer

Chris Lumsden
Senior Structural Engineer
MEng CEng MIStructE

Chris graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast with a Masters Degree in Structural Engineering with Architecture in 2008. Chris initially worked with WDR & RT Taggart and Taylor & Boyd before joining Design ID in 2011. He has built on his early experience and developed a detailed understanding of construction techniques in a range of materials including steelwork, concrete and timber. He has adopted the role of project engineer on numerous projects across the commercial, community and residential sectors of varying size and construction material.

Chris’s involvement in the committee for the Northern Ireland Region Institution of Structural Engineers has allowed him to keep in touch with topical technical issues in the industry. Chris has a particular interest in the use of sustainable materials in construction and has completed the design of several timber frame and SIPS building structures.

Chris gained Chartership with the Institution of Structural Engineers in 2017.

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Senior Structural Engineer

Neil Haire
Techinican
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Neil has over 25 years’ experience within the Consulting Engineering Industry as a Civil and Structural Engineering Technician. He has worked on several prestigious projects within the UK during his time at some of the leading consulting engineering companies and therefore has wide knowledge of all forms of structures within the engineering sector.

He has a comprehensive knowledge of CAD software and therefore can provide a high-quality service producing engineering drawings. Throughout the years, Neil has gained vast experience in completing projects to tight deadlines and on time. He is a proven problem solver and team player.

Design ID have gained someone with invaluable experience in Structural Drafting and Reinforced Concrete Detailing. More recently Neil has acquired a good knowledge regarding BIM within the precast sector.

Neil’s key interests are to further develop his knowledge of BIM using Autodesk Revit software.

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Conall Doherty
Senior Structural Engineer
MEng CEng MICE MIStructE

Conall joined Design ID in March 2018 and is experienced with a wide range of building types and structural materials. He was accepted as a Chartered Member of the ICE in 2014 and of the IStructE in 2015. Conall graduated from Queen’s University Belfast in 2010 with a MEng Structural Engineering with Architecture (first class honours), during which he received an ICE QUEST scholarship.

Following graduation, Conall spent over four years with Buro Happold in the Middle East working on large scale, cutting edge, mixed-use and cultural developments including the iconic Louvre Abu Dhabi. During this time, he was selected for the prestigious role of ‘Future Leader/Apprentice’ to the 2012/13 ICE President, as well as being awarded ‘Leader of Tomorrow’ at the 2013 British Construction Industry Awards and ‘Young Engineer of the Year’ at the Big Project Middle East Construction Awards.

In 2015 Conall moved to Sydney and spent over two years working on high-end projects in the residential and arts sectors, followed by 6 months in Berlin working with a local design practice and learning German.

He recently spent 3 months as a volunteer structural engineer with a disaster relief agency in Nepal, developing the technical content for an innovative app aiming to improve the quality of construction supervision in isolated communities

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Senior Structural Engineer

Ryan Harkin
Structural Engineer
BEng

Ryan is completed his Masters at Queens University Belfast, studying ‘Structural Engineering with Architecture’.

Ryan is also one of the founding members of the IStructE Young Members Group and has actively been apart of the Institution since then, helping organising events and promoting engineering, alongside fellow colleague James Walsh.

He has experience in Conceptual, Residential and Commercial Design Projects, utilising a variety of design software, frame and calculation packages. Ryan has also served as a BIM engineer and coordinator on a number of projects, gaining valuable experience and skills on Revit, whilst collaborating with Architects. He also has extensive SketchUp experience which he has developed over the past 4 years and has implemented into conceptual design, and sequencing reports.

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Ryan Harkin

Structural Engineer

Kris Pawlikowski
Civil Engineer
MEng BEng MIEI

Kris has joined DesignID in May 2018. Graduated from Wroclaw University if Environmental and Life Sciences with masters degree in 2003.
Has over 11 years of experience in Roads and Drainage design for various schemes across Northern Ireland. Worked on vast number of private and social housing developments ranging from few to couple of hundred housing units.

Kris is enthusiastic and highly motivated person who has clear understanding of the role and responsibilities associated with working in Civil Engineering field.

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Civil Engineer

Simon Lamont
Associate
MEng CEng MIStructE MICE

Simon brings an imaginative yet pragmatic approach to lead the Civil Infrastructure team in Design ID since 2015, utilising problem solving experience across several construction sector disciplines. He has been operating as a Project Manager, Lead Engineer and Technical Specialist within the Civil Infrastructure Engineering Sector, with particular experience over 10 years in Bridges, Stadia, Foundations, Temporary Works and Marine Engineering.
Simon started his engineering career with GRAHAM Construction in 2005 gaining valuable site experience on Wastewater and Road Civil Engineering projects before joining the world of Engineering Design Consultancy in 2008, with Doran Consulting, and later AECOM. Achieving Chartered Engineer status in 2012, with both the ICE & IStructE, Simons’ advanced technical capability has complimented his pro-active, problem solving communication skills. This has allowed him to forge relationships with Architects, Contractors, Clients and collaborate with specialists across the engineering projects he has been involved with.
Since 2014, Simon has also been a guest lecturer in the 3rd Year Design Module of the Civil / Structural Engineering degree at Queens University Belfast, helping to promote good design practice in the next generation of Engineers. He has also been actively involved in the regional Concrete Society, ICE & IStructE Committees, as well as serving on the IStructE Global Council of Engineers from 2014 to 2017.

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Associate

James Walsh
Civil & Structural Engineer
MEng

James joined Design ID as a Civil and Structural Engineer in 2016 shortly after graduating from Queens University in Belfast with a Masters degree in Structural Engineering with Architecture.

During his time with Design ID James has worked on many and varied projects from drainage and roads design for small housing developments up to the design of large scale steel and concrete structures.

James' main areas of expertise lie with the design of masonry and stone supports and restraints having worked on a large number of varying projects. He has also been responsible for the design and integration of underground drainage and storage systems on many projects throughout the UK.

James is currently the chairman of the Northern Ireland IStructE Young Members Group. Along with the group James is responsible for the organisation of some of the IStructEs most popular events, especially amongst the younger engineering community.

Outside of Design ID, James is very active with preparing for and running marathons, playing for a local football team and he has also achieved a black belt in Jiu Jitsu after years of training.

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Civil & Structural Engineer

Ronan Carlin
Structural Engineer
MEng

Ronan studied Civil Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast and graduated top of his class in 2015, winning the Institution of Civil Engineer’s Student Prize. Throughout university, he completed a number of Civil and Structural Engineering placements for Consulting and Contracting firms in Northern Ireland. This has equipped him with a sound knowledge of the field of structural and civil engineering. At university, Ronan was also a member of a design team for the 2015 Concrete Centre Student Design Competition; the team was ranked first place in the UK.

Ronan has carried out detailed structural design for a range of structures including buildings, bridges and geotechnical structures. Furthermore, he has been involved in Due Diligence reports for Contractors, investigating issues such as site access, craneage and temporary works requirements.

Ronan is also active in the local and national engineering institutions. He is a current member of the ICE Graduates and Students Committee, was a finalist for the IStructE Graduates and Students Papers competition in 2014 and was awarded a commendation for the IStructe Kenneth Severn Award in 2016.

In his spare time, Ronan enjoys listening to and producing electronic dance music

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Ronan Carlin

Structural Engineer

Serena Gildea
Senior Structural Engineer
MEng CEng MIEI

Serena graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast with a Masters degree in Structural Engineering with Architecture in 2010 and won the ‘McMullen Prize for Structural Engineering with Architectural Design’, in her final year, for having the best overall performance in Architectural Design.

Since graduating Serena has spent three years in New Zealand where she completed hundreds of structural assessments of properties damaged by the Canterbury Earthquake Sequence of 2010 that caused the immediate collapse of hundreds of buildings and devastation to the City of Christchurch. During her time there she grew a great appreciation for seismic design and dynamic loading having experienced numerous aftershocks.

She joined Design ID in February 2016 and has since taken the lead on numerous projects in residential and commercial fields for both traditional and modular designs.

Serena is an active member of the Engineers Ireland GB Region and is currently Honorary Secretary on the GB Committee.

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Serena Gildea

Senior Structural Engineer

Laura Killeen
Senior Structural Engineer
MEng CEng MIStuctE

Laura studied Structural Engineering with Architecture at Queen’s University, Belfast. Graduating in 2007 with a Masters degree. Laura has ten years post graduate experience in structural engineering design- the majority of the first ten years of her career was spent at WDR & RT Taggart in Belfast. Laura has been Project Engineer on a wide range of projects and is particularly interested in the Building Structures sector. Laura gained Chartership with the Institution of Structural Engineers in 2014.

Laura has a keen interest in BIM, and was a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Supervisor, working with Queen's University on a Building Information Modelling (BIM) in relation to Structural Engineering project. The partnership worked to achieve effective interoperability of structural engineering BIM software with structural analysis software and with other Integrated Design Team software, to produce a seamless and efficient interaction process. The project received the highest grade, the Certificate of Excellence. Laura has been putting the knowledge gained from this partnership into practice, creating BIM models for all her projects and collaborating with other disciplines involved.

Laura is an active member of the Northern Ireland Regional Group of the Institution of Structural Engineers, now in her 4th year on the committee- she is Assistant Secretary

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Laura Killeen

Senior Structural Engineer

Stephen Smalley
Regional Director
BEng CEng MICE

Stephen has a number of years experience in the construction industry, after graduating from Nottingham Trent University in 1999 with an honours degree in Structural & Civil Engineering.
In those years he has gained experience in many traditional and modern methods of construction including steel frame, concrete, timber and load bearing masonry design. He has also led the engineering on notable large and smaller scale commercial, education, industrial and high-rise developments in the UK and overseas. Stephen has been privileged to have worked on such a range of projects and with inspiring individuals, including world-wide industry leaders. He truly believes in engaging fully with every member of the design team, to ensure the Clients brief is fulfilled, and that every project holds a legacy to be proud of.
The environment must be at the forefront of all we do in our industry both now and when considering the life of the project and beyond. Stephen has designed with ‘zero-carbon’ materials, considering both the embodied and sequestered carbon, however no matter what material is used, he is passionate about lean design – limiting the volume of material used is paramount, and Stephen has developed tools and methods for benchmarking designs at every stage of the project to manage both risk/cost and eCO2.

Having started his career with Contractor RG Carter, Stephen has a keen eye for constructability and building sequencing, and as such is able to understand and overcome issues at the early project stages - minimising project risks and increasing cost certainty during the construction process.
Before joining Design ID, Stephen worked for Ramboll (whitbybird) and was involved in a number of specialist Engineering groups, including the Technical Excellence representative for the Cambridge office, and chair of the Ramboll High-Rise Task Group.

Stephen is enthusiastic to engage with the industry, having given talks to the ICE, IStructE, Concrete Society, and St Petersburg (Russia) Government on public procurement, as well as presenting on his experience from a structural viewpoint in a debate on the ‘Collaboration for Change: Edge Commission report the Future of Professionalism’. Stephen is also guest tutor at Queens University Belfast, and the University of Ulster School of Planning. In 2005 Stephen was runner-up in the Institution of Structural Engineers, Young Structural Engineer of the Year.

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Regional Director

Joanne Irvine
Human Resource Manager
BSSc

Joanne studied Information Management and Economics at Queens University Belfast. After graduating and gaining a further management qualification she enjoyed a 12-year retail management career focusing on Customer Relations and Human Resources, in a large multinational high street environment.

Joanne joined Design ID in 2008, in the early stages of the business development, as Business Support Manager. As the company has evolved she is now primarily responsible for Finance and Human Resources, her role including administration of the company accounts, insurances, pay role, expenses, project finance control, and the day to day wellbeing and HR management of the staff at Design ID.

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Joanne Irvine

Human Resource Manager