From the beginning of a project to completion, contact is closely maintained at all times by one of our eight Partners. They select the team that brings together technical expertise and design skills to ensure the specific requirements of each individual project are completely met.
Together, the partners, with their in-depth knowledge ensure a range of engineering services that is second to none.
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Gordon Lockhart, Managing Partner
BScEng CEng FICE MIStructE FConsE
Gordon became an Associate of Scott White and Hookins in 1984 and a full Partner in 1988. He is based in the Winchester office and in addition to his local management role he has overall responsibility for the financial control of the Practice. Gordon became Managing Partner of the Practice in April 2009.
He has been responsible for many civil and structural engineering projects in both the public and private sectors including healthcare, educational, residential commercial, and retail projects as well as highways and infrastructure works. His experience in buildings has led to the preparation of expert evidence for building defect litigation.
Educated at Ranelagh School, Bracknell, Nigel graduated from Queen Mary College, University of London, and joined Scott White and Hookins in 1976. His early experience included the design of medical, commercial, industrial and airport buildings. During the 1980's he was responsible for the design of a number of projects for Health Authorities, including Phase 2 of the Homerton Hospital redevelopment and became a Partner of the Practice in 1990.
Since that time he has continued to specialise in the health sector including taking responsibility of further phases of the redevelopment of Homerton Hospital and managing the St Georges Hospital Framework and major projects for Royal Marsden Hospital and North Essex MHPT.
Michael obtained a degree in Civil Engineering from Portsmouth Polytechnic in 1978. Working for George Wimpey and Company Ltd he gained site experience on housing sites, retail developments and motorways before joining the Civil and Structural Design Department, carrying out design of reinforced concrete and structural steel framed buildings, becoming responsible for the design of town centre shopping developments and several major London office developments.
He joined Scott White and Hookins in 1986, with responsibility for the design of Phase 1 of Wrexham Town Centre Shopping Development. He became an Associate in July 1988 and a Partner in July 1996.
Michael is responsible for all aspects of structural design at the London Office and has a particular interest in food retail and mixed use developments, education buildings, contaminated sites and development within flood plain locations. He has been responsible for more than 50 major projects which have been carried out for Tesco Stores Ltd as well as PFI and other education projects. Amongst others, he is currently responsible for several large town centre mixed use developments.
Following graduation from Manchester University with a degree in Civil Engineering, John worked for a number of London consultants gaining design and site experience on retail, healthcare and defence establishment work.
He joined Scott White and Hookins in 1987 as a Chartered Structural Engineer working on social and private sector housing, retail and public sector work. John became a Partner in 1999.
He became a Director of SWH Approved Inspectors Ltd in 1991, and in 1994 became a Director of Scott White and Hookins Health and Safety Division providing health and safety and CDM Co-ordinator services to clients in both the Public and Private sectors.
John is also a licensed BREEAM Assessor with responsibility for the management of the practice's BREEAM Assessment services to clients.
Doug joined the practice in 1987 following his graduation in Civil Engineering from the University of Wales in Cardiff. In 1990 he was seconded to Farr PLC in Cornwall to work as a Site Engineer on a Tesco Superstore, followed by work on infrastructure and water treatment projects. He returned to the Bedford office in 1991 and became chartered in 1992. He was appointed an Associate in 1996 and a full Partner in 2001. He became the senior Partner at the Bedford office in 2009.
As both a chartered civil and structural engineer he has been responsible for a wide range projects in both disciplines for public and private sector clients. In particular he has work extensively in the fields of education, commercial, healthcare, civil engineering and infrastructure. He also has specialist knowledge in aluminium structures, and takes and active part in the development of the practice computer systems, and the environmental and sustainability groups within the practice.
Martin joined SWH in 1983, having graduated from Southampton University and gained extensive experience on schools, hospitals, mental health units, housing, offices, steel framed warehouses, superstores, highway maintenance and temporary works.
He was seconded for one year to Eve Construction as site engineer on two schemes involving the construction of a relief sewage pumping station and the culverting of a stream to accommodate the widening of a major town road.
More recently he has acted as project engineer for the £18 million laboratory for ICR at Sutton, the construction of an additional operating theatre for Royal Marsden Hospital at Sutton, two additional operating theatres at Royal Marsden's Chelsea site and having become a Partner of the Practice in 2006 has taken responsibility for the major refurbishment of the Royal Marsden Hospital at Chelsea following the 2008 fire.
Jason joined Scott White and Hookins in 2000. He previously worked for Fosroc Construction Chemicals Electrodetection (Underground Services Surveying), Shanks and McEwan Waste Service, British Waterways and Thorburn Colquhoun in the London Office.
He became an Associate at Scott White and Hookins in April 2004 and a Partner in 2008.
Over the past year he has worked on, amongst others, the structural and civil engineering design and detailing for 1000 new student units at Durham University, design of a 1,000,000 sq.ft production facility for Swift Holdings at Boundary business park near Hull, SUDS drainage design for 12 hectare OZONE business park on the outskirts of Howden currently under development and the design and detailing for a new sports hall for Milton Keynes College.
Born 1974 in Solihull, West Midlands, he attended the University of Portsmouth where he obtained an honours degree and a Master of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering in 1997. He joined Scott White and Hookins on leaving University and obtained a sound understanding in structural design. Site experience was gained in many aspects of civil and marine work with a Contractor working on the Gunwharf development in Portsmouth. He qualified as a Chartered Engineer in 2002.
During his time with Scott White and Hookins Richard has been involved in a wide range of projects including health, residential, commercial, retail, educational and leisure sectors as well as gaining experience of both public and private sector schemes including general infrastructure works.
Richard has also gained a comprehensive knowledge of computers and software of both programmes written in-house and commercially produced material for structural design. Richard is a qualified Quality Assurance auditor and leads the Environmental Group within the practice. Richard became a Partner in April 2008.