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Rory Nicholl
Engineer - DD: 020 8078 9196
MEng

Rory Graduated with First Class Honours in 2020 in his Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Queen’s University Belfast. Having previous design experience with McFarland Consulting and construction experience with BSG Civil Engineering, Rory now hopes to continue to learn and develop his skills within the structures industry.
In his spare time, Rory has a keen interest in sports and enjoys keeping active. He plays rugby for his local club and enjoys a round of golf.
Now based in the London team with Design ID, Rory is looking forward to experiencing the city life.

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Rory Nicholl

Engineer - DD: 020 8078 9196

Katrina Wilson
Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4648
MEng

Katrina graduated with her Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Queen’s University Belfast in 2021. In the course of her degree, she completed a year in industry within contracting where she was a member of the utilities team on a major road project in N.I. Katrina is also the co-author of a paper which was presented at the Civil Engineering Research Ireland conference in 2020.

In her spare time, Katrina loves to travel, read and spend as much time with animals as possible!

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Katrina Wilson

Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4648

Jess Lee
Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4616
MEng

Jess graduated with First Class Honours from Queen's University Belfast in 2020, receiving the iStructE Prize for the best performance in MEng Structural Engineering with Architecture.

Having previously spent her placement year at Design ID, Jess developed her skills in a variety of design software and gained an interest in historical buildings.

She is a member of the iStructE Young Members Group.

Jess loves heading home to the North Coast at the weekends where she is heavily involved in her church - volunteering as a Youth Leader. She also ensures that the office is adequately stocked with copious amounts of Punjana Tea!

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Jess Lee

Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4616

Rachel McKeag
Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4607
MEng

Rachel has completed her Masters at Queens University Belfast, studying Structural Engineering with Architecture. During her time at Queens, she completed a year in industry on site with a contracting company constructing a high rise student accommodation block. Rachel was also the Secretary for Queen’s Engineering Society from 2020-2021.

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Rachel McKeag

Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4607

Greg Shevlin
Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4623
MEng

Greg is a graduate Structural Engineer at Design ID who enjoys the vast amount of learning associated with civil and structural engineering, where he can make a positive contribution to the design of the built environment and where he can work as part of a team within the practice and with other disciplines on exciting projects.

Greg rejoined Design ID as a Structural Engineer in 2019 after completing his degree in Structural Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast and following working for the company as a placement student during his studies. He looks forward to continuing to learn and problem-solve on the job!

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Greg Shevlin

Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4623

Mark Coughlin
Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4608

Mark has just completed his third year at Queen’s University Belfast studying Structural Engineering and is now taking his placement year with Design ID. Having come top of his year in his mid-term Structural Mechanics exam, he is keen to apply this understanding, as well as learning from experienced engineers within the practice. He is a student member of IStructE, and regularly attends seminars to further expand his knowledge.

In his spare time, Mark enjoys playing rugby, having competed in the IRFU Tag competition last summer; as well as hiking, recently completing the Mourne 7 Peaks Challenge.

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Mark Coughlin

Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4608

Harriet Miller
Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4614
MGeol MSc

Harriet completed a Master’s in MGeol Geology at the University of Leicester, specialising in structural geology and rock physics. She also developed a keen interest in hydrogeology, sustainability, and the environment. She then studied for a Master’s in Environmental Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast, graduating in 2020 with Distinction. Harriet was runner-up in the ICE Emerging Engineers Award 2021, where she presented her findings from her Masters project: Three-Dimensional Groundwater Flow Modelling of Cell Bunding for Peatland Restoration at the Ballynahone Bog, Northern Ireland.

Harriet joined Design ID in 2020 as a Civil Engineer, using her background to understand ground conditions at each site. She primarily works on detailed drainage design for projects, as well as producing Flood Risk Assessments and Drainage Strategies for planning approval. She particularly enjoys the continued learning around SuDS and sustainable design.

In her spare time, Harriet likes baking celebration cakes and cupcakes to share around the office.

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Harriet Miller

Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4614

Curtis Monaghan
Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4622
MEng

Curtis graduated from Ulster University in 2017 with a master’s degree in Civil Engineering with Infrastructure Engineering. During his studies he undertook a number of periods of site based placement with GRAHAM construction, giving him a valuable insight into industry practices.
Since graduating Curtis has gained experience working on a wide range of projects, from large steel and concrete frames to domestic alterations.
Curtis is a former member of the IStructE NI Young members group where he acted as a liaison to Ulster University students.

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Curtis Monaghan

Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4622

Jamie Graham
Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4641

Jamie has just completed his second year at Queen’s University Belfast studying Civil Engineering. He is taking a placement year with Design ID and looks forward to learning from experienced engineers and applying this knowledge to his own engineering career. Jamie volunteers as a STEM Ambassador and promotes engineering at schools and youth camps to inspire the next generation of engineers.

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Jamie Graham

Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4641

Niamh Treanor
Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4613
MEng

Following graduation from Queen’s University Belfast in 2019, Niamh subsequently joined Design ID with a 1st Class MEng in Structural Engineering with Architecture.

Since beginning her early career, Niamh has dived into a large variety of works from solving challenging temporary works design solutions for a range of infrastructure projects, to carrying out structural condition assessment surveys at the dramatic Gobbins Cliff Path, and other significant National Trust heritage sites in the Mount Stewart region. Niamh’s most notable projects to date include her role as design engineer at the Crossrail Western Section Station – Ealing Broadway, and as Project Engineer on both the Monaghan Regional & Local Roads Bridge Rehabilitation Works and the Blackwater Bridge Replacement Project. Niamh’s role on the Blackwater Bridge replacement led to her success in the ICE (NI) graduate and student’s competition, where she has been titled the regional Emerging Engineer Winner of 2021.

As part of her personal STEM ambassador goals, Niamh has been promoted to the Secretary position on the ICE Graduate and Students Committee, where she is actively involved in advocating Civil/Structural Engineering to younger females in schools, and both graduates and students alike. Niamh hopes to fulfil her roles and commitment within the committee, leading up to her position as Chair.

In her spare time, Niamh is actively involved with her local Gaelic football Club and holds numerous honours from her experience on both the County Monaghan Senior Ladies and Queen’s Ladies O’Connor Cup panels. She also enjoys singing in her local Parish choir, playing the piano and on occasion baking cakes for her colleagues!

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Niamh Treanor

Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4613

Sam Franklin
Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4629
MEng

Sam graduated with a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Queen’s University Belfast in 2017, and began his career at Design ID soon after. Keen to apply his sandwich year placement experience in a design and build consultancy, Sam spent the majority of his first two years at Design ID working on temporary works projects, furthering his knowledge of construction techniques with direct experience, ranging from multi storey concrete frames to site logistics. During this time, Sam also had the opportunity to work with a wide range of materials such as structural glazing, aluminium, and stone masonry. Some of Sam’s recent works includes large scale steel frame structures, and both static and dynamic design of a number of concrete structures, including thin profile helical stairs.

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Sam Franklin

Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4629

Luke Jones
Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4612
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.

Luke has utilised his strong Network Rail knowledge to facilitate the design and construction approval of several housing development sites. This has unlocked previously unused parcels of land for much needed housing stock.

One of Luke’s favourite projects to date is Howth Looped Paths, this was the repair and regeneration of approximately 7km of rugged cliff side trails. Luke used best practice guidance to propose robust details suitable for the coastal environment. The finished paths received Royal Approval when visited by Will and Kate, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in March 2020.

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Luke Jones

Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4612

Carlos Rojao
Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4626
MEng

Carlos graduated with a Master’s degree in Structural Engineering with Architecture from Queen’s University Belfast in 2019, and soon after started working with Design ID as a Structural Engineer. Carlos gained extensive experience as a site engineer during his placement year with Farrans Construction where he worked on multiple, large educational building projects in England involving new-build and refurbishment works, but he developed a passion for the design of structures during his studies at University.

Since joining the team at Design ID, Carlos has worked on a wide variety projects in the Building Structures Team, ranging from multi-storey reinforced concrete frames to small domestic steel structures. He enjoys the diverse nature of projects involved, the range of materials and collaboration involved in solving technical problems, and he looks forward to continuing to contribute and learn.

Carlos was the Chairperson of the IStructE NI Young Members Group during the year 2019-2020, responsible for the organisation of popular events and competitions among the young engineering community, and he enjoys playing golf in his spare time.

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Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4626

Rebecca Hyndman
Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4634
MEng

Rebecca graduated from Queen’s University Belfast in 2017 with a MEng (Hons) in Structural Engineering with Architecture and has since been a part of the Design ID team as a Structural Engineer. Since joining the Design ID team, Rebecca has been involved in the design of high-rise residential schemes, educational buildings and leisure facilities.

Rebecca has carried out detailed structural design for a range of projects. She has experience in reinforced concrete and steel design on several projects. She has three years experience liaising with project design teams including Architects, Contractors and Clients. During her time in industry she has gained experience in coordinating Engineering and Architectural drawings in order to achieve the best possible outcome for a project.

Rebecca is an active member of the Northern Ireland Regional Group of the Institution of Structural Engineers- Young Member’s Group, now in her 3rd year on the committee- she is the Secretary.

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Rebecca Hyndman

Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4634

Stephen Monaghan
Engineer - DD: 020 8078 9195
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. During this time Stephen has gained valuable experience in modular and steel design.

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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Stephen Monaghan

Engineer - DD: 020 8078 9195

Kris Pawlikowski
Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4617
MEng BEng MIEI

Kris joined Design ID in May 2018, he graduated from Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences with masters degree in 2003. He has over 13 years' experience in Civil Infrastructure Engineering including design of Roads, Drainage, Earthworks and SuDS Techniques as well as completing all necessary statutory approvals required for each scheme. Kris is heavily involved in the projects Planning Approval process from early stages making sure the projects are meeting current industry standards and Planning Authority requirements.

Kris has been working on designs for various schemes across Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and England. He has worked on a vast number of residential schemes from single bespoke dwellings to multi unit schemes. Kris has completed Education Authority projects, as well as healthcare, commercial and industrial type schemes.

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

In spare time Kris is enjoys spending time with the family, playing basketball and completing various DIY projects.

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Kris Pawlikowski

Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4617

James Walsh
Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4628
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 and Ireland.

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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James Walsh

Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4628