Steve Field


Steve has over 20 years’ experience in the planning and design of transport infrastructure, specialising in the past nine years in advising on the transport aspects of planning new developments.

Steven can provide advice on transport planning and design matters at the pre-purchase stage; advise on scheme design and access, and parking provision; prepare Transport Assessments/Statements and Green Travel Plans to support planning applications; and negotiate legal agreements with planning and highway authorities.

Steve is based in our Essex office.

Flo Kirk-Lloyd

Principal Air Quality Scientist

Flo is an air quality scientist who has worked on hundreds of air quality assessments over 9 years within the air quality industry. She has significant experience in air quality assessments for pre-planning, planning, local air quality management, environmental impact assessment and local plan assessment as well as air quality monitoring, dust and odour assessment. Projects have included modelling of road emission impacts, energy centre and biomass boiler impacts as well as industrial emissions. Projects have ranged in size from a single dwelling in Cambridge to a very large scale energy from waste project in London, via a number of mixed use developments of 100 – 6,000 units both in London and across the rest of the UK, including Scotland and Wales. She is a full member of both the IAQM and the IES.

Flo is based in our South West office.

Matthew Richmond


Matthew has over 20 years of engineering consultancy experience in addition to being involved in environmental acoustics for the last 16 years.

Matthew is involved at all stages of his client’s project from inception and due diligence through the planning process, tender stages and supporting the client and contractors at the construction stage. His involvement includes highway design, flood risk and drainage, external levels and finishes, 3d modelling and earthworks. Matthew also assists the Acoustics team as required.

Matthew is based in our Ipswich office.


Andrew Dennis


Andrew has over 12 years’ experience in the construction industry, working mainly in engineering consultancy. Andrew has a wide variety of experience from large mixed-use developments, residential projects and business projects being involved from initial feasibility, through planning, detailed design and to on-site support specialising in civil engineering and flood risk considerations.

Andrew is based in our South West office.

Lee Dursley


Lee has over 15 years of acoustic consultancy experience having worked for private consultancies and engineering firms on a variety of projects throughout the UK. His experience covers a range of projects within the residential, retail, commercial, minerals and waste, and industrial sectors. Lee is involved in all stages of projects from pre-purchase through to planning assessments and post-application negotiations. These have included major road and rail infrastructure schemes as well as large residential and commercial development projects.

Lee is based in our Midlands office.

David Patterson


With over 23yrs experience within the Civil Engineering Industry David has developed a broad knowledge of design and construction principles from Client, Contractor and Consultant perspectives. Working within Water Authority, Housing Developers, Councils and International Consultancy David is able to understand the key drivers and demands required on developments to seek to deliver cost effective and innovative design solutions to satisfy all parties.

David has a strong understanding to deliver flood risk, drainage strategy and design solutions, hydraulic modelling, infrastructure design works and detailed 3D modelling as well as site support and supervision to our key clients.

Providing technical in sight and advice from feasibility stage through planning and detailed design David is excellently well placed to oversee the Kent Office and the developing design team there to meet the growing client base in the region.

David is based in our Kent Office

John Macmillan

Head of Business Development

John has over 30 years’ experience in the Construction Industry on both the consultant and contractor side, in the public and private sectors. His career began as a graduate trainee with the Mace Group when it was a mere fledgling company in the early 1990s. From there he joined BAM to help set up a Private Finance Initiative team and later a specialist Construction Management team. Later in his career he moved over to the engineering consultancy side, first with WYG where he worked primarily in the public sector, then over to Buro Happold Engineering where he led business development for their London office for nearly 10 years, targeting major regeneration and development opportunities. John now joins us after a year’s consultancy role focused on London’s University estates with the UK’s leading fit-out company Overbury, part of the Morgan Sindall group of companies.

John is based in our London office.

David Howson


David has over 16 years’ experience in private sector consultancy services, working on a range of projects scales for a range of schemes across the UK, including: residential; commercial; food retail; healthcare; and mixed-use development proposals.

David supports clients with transport planning advice with the aim of achieving planning permissions; supporting proposals from pre-purchase through to submission of a planning application, as well as post-application discharge of planning conditions and construction logistics.

David is based in our Suffolk office.

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