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Ryan Harkin
BIM Manager - DD: 028 9592 4624
MEng

Ryan has completed his Masters at Queens University Belfast, studying ‘Structural Engineering with Architecture’, graduating in 2018. He joined Design ID in 2015 to complete his year placement, then returning to finish his studies part-time whilst continuing to work at Design ID.

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 5 years and has implemented into conceptual design, and sequencing reports.

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Ryan Harkin

BIM Manager - DD: 028 9592 4624

Brendan Roberts
Senior Technician - DD: 028 9592 4619
HNC

Brendan is a Senior Structural and Civil Engineering Technician with nearly 35 years experience in the Structural & Civil Engineering sector. He has applied his skills to a wide range of engineering sectors, and can produce 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, providing engineering drawings and designs for a wide variety of structures ranging from domestic builds to high rise multi-use buildings throughout the UK and beyond.

Throughout the years, Brendan has worked in several leading practices, gaining valuable experience and in joining Design ID in January 2014 brought invaluable experience to the team. He is a proactive member of the team committed to getting it right the first time. Key Interests include all forms of structural drafting, domestic structural design and surveys.

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Brendan Roberts

Senior Technician - DD: 028 9592 4619

Elena Boix
BIM Manager - DD: 020 8078 9192
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

BIM Manager - DD: 020 8078 9192

Tom McDonough
Senior Technician - DD: 020 8078 9194
HNC

Starting his career with Gifford (Now Ramboll) as a junior technician, Tom finished his HNC in 2006 and has amassed 20 years' in the industry, Tom’s career has seen him work and learn from some prominent consultancies within the North West.
Tom has gained valuable experience over a wide range of sectors and disciplines, developing a keen eye for detail. Whilst competent working with numerous materials and constructions. Tom’s enthusiasm and experience with existing buildings is evident, his can do attitude and enthusiastic approach to problems makes him a valuable part of the team . Tom began working for Design ID in 2019 as part of the the structures team in London and has been key to continuing to assist and develop the business. In Tom’s spare time he is a keen street photographer, now in London his camera won't be far from his side.

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Tom McDonough

Senior Technician - DD: 020 8078 9194

Neil Haire
Senior Technician - DD: 028 9592 4632

Neil has over 30 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, when Neil joined in May 2018. 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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Neil Haire

Senior Technician - DD: 028 9592 4632

Rachael Hart
Civil Engineering Technician - DD: 028 9592 4633
BDes

Rachael graduated from University of Ulster with a Bachelor Degree in Interior Design in December 2018. She started her career in an Interior Design Consultancy as a CAD Technician and Marketing Executive. She joined Design ID in February 2019 as a 3D visualiser, developing logistics reports, animations, and high quality renders for clients. She has since changed position to a Civil Engineering Technician, working on larger scale projects and producing the construction drawings.

Rachael has taken part in CAD focused training courses developing her knowledge of programs such as Revit and BIM360, and BIM protocol generally. In her spare time she is doing extra training with the intention of obtaining her EngTech qualification with the ICE. When not working she likes to spend time with family, going for walks with her dog and the occasional Netflix binge!

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Rachael Hart

Civil Engineering Technician - DD: 028 9592 4633