Fellow of the Institution of Structural Engineers
BE (Hons), BSc, CEng, FIStructE
Ian is one of the founding Directors of Scott Hughes Design. He has worked for some of the most prestigious structural engineering companies in the world both in the UK and overseas. With over 30 years experience in the construction industry, Ian has built a reputation for technical excellence in structural engineering across all major market sectors. The motivation to establish Scott Hughes was to enable Ian, and his colleagues to work on great engineering projects, with a passion and enthusiasm that is too often stifled in large practices. Ian enjoys being hands on, designing buildings and working closely with design colleagues of all disciplines.
Outside work Ian can be found fell running and mountain biking in the hills of Derbyshire, as well as playing tennis, and when he can – enjoying watersports such as surfing and sailing.
Wendy is one of the founding Directors of Scott Hughes Design, having developed a reputation of providing a pro-active client focused service specialising in architectural and sustainable engineering. With over 25 years experience in the UK construction industry, Wendy has had much involvement in many diverse works from commercial retail developments to sports stadia and theatre, many of which go on to receive awards. Over the past 12 years Wendy has also developed a Sustainable Development Business which offers advice and assessment on all the major recognised sustainability schemes.
As well as helping run this successful design consultancy, Wendy also juggles a hectic family life and even manages a bit of sheep farming , DIY and gardening on the side.
Kris is the Manchester director responsible for project delivery based in our Manchester Office and is a key and extremely valued member of the Scott Hughes family. With over 14 years experience Kris has been responsible for the design of a number of prestigious and award winning projects. Kris’ design approach is to consistently achieve excellence in our structural design service for clients, with the result being graceful and elegant design solutions delivered within the Client’s individual project constraints.
Out of the office, Kris is kept busy with his young family and with three young daughters – being outnumbered by the girls means keeping up to date with Preston North End F.C and the occasional cold beer is of high importance!
Paul joined the Scott Hughes Design team eight years ago and for the last three years as Associate has been managing the Civil Engineering & Infrastructure team. Using the wealth of experience gained, Paul is able to put this into daily use for the team’s own projects as well as supporting the structural teams in both our Manchester and Leeds offices.
Outside the office, most of Paul’s time is taken up keeping three young children entertained. When time allows he enjoys taking part in numerous outdoor activities, whether it be cycling or running and this has lead to him taking part in numerous triathlons over the last few years, and the Bolton Iron Man in July 2016
Adam joined the Scott Hughes Design team in 2016 as Associate Director responsible for project delivery and management of the Leeds Office. With over 15 years’ experience Adam has been responsible for the design and delivery of projects across a wide variety of building sectors, from locally significant buildings to signature developments. Adam’s design approach is to consistently provide innovative solutions to Client’s individual project constraints and to drive though continual improvements in customer service.
Out of the office, Adam is kept busy with a hectic family life entertaining two young daughters. When time allows, Adam also enjoys taking part in various sporting activities, and has just taken up Freeletics in an attempt to stay fit!
Katie joined the Scott Hughes Design team over a year ago and is now Associate and head of the North Wales Office. She is a highly skilled Sustainability Consultant with experience in sustainability appraisals, energy assessments, BREEAM, LEED, CSH, Post Occupancy Evaluations and site sustainability monitoring.
Katie has over 10 years experience within the sustainability industry and has been involved in many non-domestic and domestic projects throughout the private, public and charity sectors working with design teams, clients, contractors and building occupiers.
Outside the office, Katie enjoys hiking in Snowdonia with her dog Archibald or riding her horses on the beaches of Anglesey.
Nick has been with the Scott Hughes Design team for over 3 years ago and as an Associate Director, helps to manage the structures team in the Manchester office. With over 10 years of experience, Nick has been responsible for the design of a number of projects across all major sectors gaining a wide range of experience. Nick takes a methodical, in depth design approach with a keen eye for detail to produce outstanding projects.
Outside of the office, Nick enjoys off road and on road cycling, DIY and taking care of his growing family.
Susie joined the Scott Hughes Design team over five years ago now as an Associate Director. she helps manage the Sustainability team. She has over 11 years of experience in sustainability consultancy and enjoys interacting with design teams to help them in achieving a building which is not only environmentally sound but, also of the highest quality to ensure building occupants have a great experience.
Outside of the office, Susie likes to spend her time and meeting up with family and friends, and taking care of her growing family.