Richard Papworth

Richard Papworth, CEng, MIStructE


Richard is responsible for coordinating multidisciplinary civil and structural engineering projects, strengthening our experienced civil and structural engineering team, with the vision of expanding the team to pick up more of the market share. He has two decades worth of experience within the built environment and an enhanced knowledge of designing and constructing buildings using a variety of materials and construction techniques.

Having worked on several developer-led projects in the public and private sectors, Richard has established a reputation for himself and earned respect in the industry. The variety of projects he has worked on including, office, hotel, residential, student accommodation, healthcare, renewable energy from waste and mixed-use development schemes, have strengthened his technical and commercial skills that he obtained early in his career. Having spent time working in the U.K., Ireland and Australia, he has worked on many U.K. and international projects from conception to completion, allowing him to develop relationships with key clients, to secure repeat business.

Richard’s management and leadership skills have allowed him to be successful in managing multidiscipline project teams and being the main point on contact for many clients. He sees that there are many advantages to clients and design teams in taking a multidiscipline approach when appropriate to a project. He takes a proactive leadership approach to design, looking at options in different materials to allow the structure to inform the architecture while considering the sustainability (net zero carbon), cost and constructability.

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