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QuadConsult sends congratulations to long-standing client Egni, the Co-op that develops rooftop solar energy in Wales, on its announcement that it’s fast approaching its target of £4m from its share offer.  QuadConsult has been involved in the structural surveys of roofs enabling Egni to install rooftop solar panels on 85 sites in Wales, including the Geraint Thomas National Velodrome of Wales pictured above.  Buildings such as schools, community buildings and businesses have installed panels generating clean energy enabling them to take action on climate change and be more financially stable.  Through this successful co-op share offer people are given the chance to invest in the sustainable future we all need. 

QuadConsult is delighted to welcome Eleni Konstantinou-Arthur who brings a wealth of broad engineering experience to our team in her role as Structural Engineer.  She has a passion for sustainability and energy and working towards a low carbon environment. 

Eleni has experience in various fields in both the construction and sustainability sectors.  Over the last six years she has worked in the UK for several civil and structural engineering consultancies on the structural engineering design of numerous building types.   Previously she was a partner in a practice of construction engineers in Greece where she also lectured on civil engineering courses.  She has a professional engineering degree from her home town in Thessaloniki, Greece where she is registered as a professional engineer. 

Cardiff University awarded Eleni a PhD in Environmental Engineering, where she worked on an environmental project developing innovative engineering technologies in geo-energy.  Prior to this she studied a Masters degree in Sustainable Energy and Environment at Cardiff University, and previously obtained a Masters degree in Construction Management at Leeds University.

Eleni enjoys cooking, gardening and swimming, she loves travelling and returning back to Greece to see her friends and family. 

QuadConsult has been sponsoring young cricketer Prem Sisodiya for the past few years, watching his success as he worked his way through the Glamorgan CC youth setup.  We are thrilled to hear that he's just signed a 3-year deal which will keep him at the club until at least the end of the 2023 season.

Born and raised in Cardiff Prem was part of the England Under-19s World Cup squad in 2018, taking four wickets in his three appearances in the tournament.  In 2020 he was awarded John Derrick Young Player of the Year.

QuadConsult is delighted with this new success, and wishes him all the very best for his future.

Due to expanding workloads, QuadConsult is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Principal Engineer.

Geoff Carter is warmly welcomed back to the company.  He first joined the staff in 2011, when he worked on various projects in the Sustainable Development and Industrial sectors, including spending several months in Iraq on the Zubair Initial Production Facility.  A Chartered Structural Engineer with extensive experience in various construction sectors, Geoff’s career began with Waterman Transport & Developments in Cardiff in 2007.  Since then he’s led the Structural design on a number of increasingly prestigious projects in South Wales, working with various Tier 1 contractors, local authorities and health boards.

Geoff is the Honorary Secretary of the Wales Branch of the IStructE, and his main interests outside work are sports-centred, particularly golf, football, running and cycling.

 

Regular QuadConsult client Tai Tarian Ltd have passed on exciting news – their County Flats project on Aberavon seafront, South Wales, has been awarded grant funding following an Innovative Housing Programme application, bringing this ambitious sustainable housing development project a step closer.  The scheme plans to utilise Modern Methods of Construction, Welsh timber, innovative insulation materials and solar power, with biodiversity a priority in the open spaces.  QuadConsult has been involved in Civil and Structural design throughout the development process and send congratulations to all involved. 

QuadConsult is delighted to announce that Andrew Villis is now a Director registered at Companies House in recognition of the increasing responsibilities he's been taking on throughout his time as Associate.

Andrew began his career in engineering when he was appointed by QuadConsult Director Chris Usher during previous employment with a Cardiff-based consultancy.  Andrew later joined Chris in QuadConsult, coming in as Project Engineer before being promoted to Associate.

Andrew is highly respected by colleagues and clients, having worked on many projects and with a great number of clients.  To now have him contributing in this senior role is a great bonus for the company.

QuadConsult Associate Andrew Villis and his father, Chris, are embarking on a mammoth fundraising venture for MIND, the mental health charity, culminating in a gruelling drive from the south of the Lake District to Cumbria over two days in September 2021.

To raise money they're looking for sponsors, including auctioning logo space on each panel and window of the donated car (above) they'll be driving.  If you want to bid head for Andrew's JustGiving page now as it's expected they'll be going like hot cakes - QuadConsult has already put in its bid!

We'll be watching developments on this News page, so keep checking back to find out what the latest is.  Go Andrew and Chris!

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