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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 two Principal Engineers.
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.
Keith Williams joins as a highly experienced member of the engineering profession, starting his career with Wallace Evans & Partners (later known as Hyder Consulting) as a Civil Engineering Technician. After ten years he moved to Ove Arup's Cardiff Bay Office, where he was employed in the Site Development Group. During this period he worked in many disciplines including Highways, Water, Geotechnics, Structures, Rail and Airports.
Keith has held the position of Senior Engineer for many years and has a broad experience from working in the design office as well as undertaking numerous site appointments in the UK. He's been responsible for liaison and managing projects in the public and private sectors, working closely with clients such as the Welsh Government, Network Rail, Associated British Ports, Highways England and various local authorities.
When not in work he enjoys watching rugby, DIYing, riding his motorbike and socialising with family.
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!
QuadConsult is delighted to welcome Sazia Afrin as Revit Technician, who adds to the company’s capacity in 3D design by bringing experience and enthusiasm to our team.
Sazia has worked in the technical design industry for over six years, attaining a solid background in preparing Revit and CAD drawings, specifications and quotations, and structural calculation. She graduated from the University of Glamorgan with a BSc in Interior Design having taken up their offer of a scholarship. This built on studies undertaken in Bangladesh, where she gained her Diploma in Interior Design in 2001 and completed her first office interior project. Sazia completed training in Advanced Revit Design & MEP, SketchUp and Blender in November 2018, and has undertaken leadership training with ILM. She’s gained experience working as a self-employed software trainer and 3D designer, and in her spare time enjoys travelling and gardening.
It’s been announced by LABC that QuadConsult‘s client ENGIE, the international energy and services company, has won best project in its category ‘Best Social or Affordable Housing’ for 2020. Tȳ Rosser Gwyn at Garndiffaith near Pontypool, South Wales supplies much-needed housing for 18-24 year olds, and QuadConsult were delighted to be involved in the project throughout the design and construction period.
Unfortunately an award ceremony is not able to take place this year because of the Covid 19 pandemic, but we can still say huge congratulations to all involved. Full details are available on the project page.