Portland Consulting Engineers is led by Managing Director Lee Barr with Director Mark Grant.
Lee Barr IEng, AMIStructE
Managing Director, Lee began his career at HJT Consulting Engineers as a trainee Structural Technician working up to Senior Technician at WSP over a period of 11 years.
Commencing employment at Portland in August 2004 and gained his professional qualifications with the IStructE. Lees efforts, passion and drive were acknowledged and rewarded through a company directorship in 2011 and most recently a promotion to Managing Director. Lee manages all resources and business management within Portland, together with client management and a committed hands-on approach fulfilling various Project Engineering duties. Lee also has a keen proactive involvement in mentoring, training and supervising less experienced and trainee staff members within the team.
Lee’s primary experience is Social Housing and Extra Care schemes, as well as working within the Health and Education sectors.
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Mark Grant CEng, BEng(hons), MICE, MIStructE
Mark is a Chartered Civil Engineer and a Chartered Structural Engineer and graduated from the University of Sheffield in 1996. He began his career with the bridges section of Bullen Consultants before moving to John Mowlem & Co (later to become Carillion) becoming Senior Structural Engineer in the Gateshead Building office. A spell with Cleveland Bridge preceded his move to Portland in May 2004.
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