ABOUT US.Our expertise extends to all types of Building Structure and Civil Engineering Works in providing an efficient, economical and professional service to all our Clients and other members of the design team. Our experience and commitment enables us to identify potential problems at the earliest opportunity and resolve them in co-operation with other members of the team. The following serves as an insight into the people within our business.
After Graduating 1981, spent one year in soils testing laboratory in UK and overseas. Returned to UK administering various civil engineering and structural construction sites in South West England.
Transferred into Design office working on Structural and Civil Engineering infrastructure design.
Became Chartered Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers in 1986. Continued in design office principally on new steel frame buildings and Civil Engineering projects.
Became Senior Engineer for Loss Adjusters in Watford, dealing with subsidence, heave, fire and flood losses, advising Senior Partners on major losses, assisting Lawyers and Counsel on litigation claims and advising on Contractors All Risk losses.
Joined medium sized firm of Consulting Engineers as Senior Engineer, leading a team of engineers dealing with subsidence related losses.
Became Associate Director to medium sized consulting engineering practice, heading up their structural division mainly on subsidence losses, as well as dealing with domestic surveys and marketing matters.
After graduation, worked in the Audit and Small Business Department in major Accounting firm in the Reading and Bristol areas.
After moving to High Wycombe, worked in smaller Accounting Practice in the Small Business Department, dealing with audits and accounts before becoming involved in RWA Consulting in 1992 and now heads up the administration and financial aspects of the Practice.
Joined RWA Consulting in March 2014 as Senior Engineer, bringing to the practice considerable experience from past employment.
Gerald has a sound pedigree based upon working on projects including the conservation, restoration and general maintenance of a wide range of building types including: listed historical buildings, museums and galleries, government and MoD buildings, local authority, educational, recreational and general domestic housing stock.
The wide range of projects has involved the design of structural elements and drainage schemes to the current British Standards, compliance with the Building Regulations, producing AutoCAD or Revit Structure layout and detail construction drawings, and specifications, together with carrying out structural inspections and preparing appraisal or structural defect reports with recommendations for remedial work.
Graduated from The University of Birmingham in 2009 with a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering.
Joined a large multi-disciplinary firm and worked principally in the design office for three years, with a six month stint on site. Gained experience working on a variety of commercial projects, from new build steel frame to air-field planning.
Joined a small consultancy practice, working primarily on residential projects for two years, developing skills to design in all the traditional materials including concrete, steel, timber and masonry.
Joined RWA Consulting in 2017 and is currently working towards full Chartered Membership of the IStructE.