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Staff & Qualifications 2019-01-22T12:37:03+00:00

Staff & Qualifications

Adam Power – Director

Adam is a chartered civil engineer with over 35 years’ experience. He started his career as a municipal engineer involved in road and traffic engineering before progressing to the design of structures. In 1983 he formed Adam Power Associates and developed particular expertise and reputation in specialist sectors including offshore, theatre related structures and the repair, refurbishment and development of historic buildings.

Qualifications: BSc CEng MICE

Career History:

  • 1975-1977: Oxfordshire County Council – Road Design & Traffic Engineering
  • 1977-1979: Tryco Designs – General Structural Design
  • 1979-1981: John Dossor & Partners- General Structural Consultancy
  • 1981-1983: Johnston Construction – Civil Engineering Contractors (reinforced concrete tanks, tunnels)
  • 1983 to 2012: Adam Power Associates – Practice Principal
  • 2013 to 2017: Adam Power Associates Ltd. – Managing Director
  • 2017 to date: Adam Power Associates (Rickinghall) – Director

Contact:
T: 01953 660281
M: 0794 113 8171
E: adam@adampower.co.uk

Jason Albanie – Director

Jason joined the business in 2006 having returned to the UK from working abroad, he is a graduate in Civil Engineering and an Incorporated Engineer. He has experience in the design of structures in all materials with particular expertise in the design of barn conversions, historic property renovations and steelwork structures to theatres and water treatment plants.  He has a keen interest in historic buildings and is an active participant in EARTHA, developing the use of clay lump as a construction material.

Qualifications: BSc IEng MICE

Career History:

  • 2006-2011: Adam Power Associates (Banham) – Structural Technician
  • 2011-2014: Adam Power Associates (Rickinghall) – Structural Technician
  • 2014 to 2017: Adam Power Associates (Rickinghall) – Graduate Structural Engineer
  • 2017 to 2019: Adam Power Associates (Rickinghall) – Associate
  • 2019 to date: Adam Power Associates (Rickinghall) – Director

Contact:
T: 01953 660282
E: albanie@adampower.co.uk

Caryn Lofthouse – Director

Caryn joined Adam Power Associates in 2011 and is an Incorporated Engineer.  She has experience in the design of buildings in all structural materials and has particular expertise in structural works to listed buildings, precast concrete structures and the analysis of offshore structures. Caryn has been at the forefront of developing company software for the use of the new Eurocodes in design.

Qualifications: BSc MSc IEng MICE

Career History:

  • 2011 to 2017: Adam Power Associates (Rickinghall) – Graduate Structural Engineer
  • 2017 to 2019: Adam Power Associates (Rickinghall) – Associate
  • 2019 to date: Adam Power Associates (Rickinghall) – Director

Contact:
T: 01953 660289
E: caryn@adampower.co.uk

Richard Brown – Consultant

Richard is a chartered civil and structural engineer with over 30 years’ experience. His early career included the design and site supervision of heavy industrial power and nuclear projects along with more conventional structural design projects including the headquarters of the Islamic Development Bank in Saudi Arabia, a new supermarket in Blackpool and new animal welfare centres for the RSPCA. Richard returned to East Anglia in 1993 and gained project management and further design experience in the defence sector. He joined Adam Power Associates in 1998 and has extensive experience in the design of all forms of structures using a variety of materials.

Qualifications: BSc CEng MICE MIStructE

Career History:

  • 1981: Biwater Shellabear – Engineer’s Assistant on Orwell Bridge, Ipswich
  • 1983-1984: John Laing Construction – Site engineer
  • 1985-1993: Allott & Lomax Consulting Engineers (Manchester) – Structural Design Engineer
  • 1993-1997: Allott & Lomax (East Anglia) – Office Manager of Norwich and Newmarket offices, Project manager
  • 1998-2008: Adam Power Associates (Banham) –Senior Structural Design Engineer
  • 2008 to 2012: Adam Power Associates – Principal Structural Design Engineer and Office Manager (Rickinghall)
  • 2013 to 2017: Adam Power Associates Ltd. – Director
  • 2017 to 2019: Adam Power Associates (Rickinghall) – Managing Director
  • 2019 to date: Adam Power Associates (Rickinghall) – Consultant

Contact:
T: 01953 660288
M: 0784 925 1282
E: richard@adampower.co.uk

Geoffrey Denton – Senior Graduate Engineer

Geoff joined Adam Power Associates in 2014 and has a wealth of experience in the design of building structures, largely gained overseas.

Qualifications: BEng

Career History:

  • 1995 – 1998:    Alan Baxter & Associates (London) – Graduate Structural Engineer
  • 1998 – 2001:    Anthony Davenport Associates (Gaborone, Botswana) –  Structural Design Engineer.
  • 2001 – 2004:   Bergstan Africa (Gaborone, Botswana) – Structural Design Engineer & Division Manager
  • 2004 – 2006:    Bergstan Africa (Maputo, Mozambique) – Design Engineer & Country Manager
  • 2006 – 2010:    Bergstan Africa (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania) – Design Engineer & Country Manager
  • 2010 – 2014:    FBW Group (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania) – Design Engineer & Country Manager
  • 2014 to date:    Adam Power Associates (Rickinghall) – Senior Graduate Engineer

Contact:
T: 01953 660285
E: geoff@adampower.co.uk