Growth Leads To Expansion Of Portland Team

LEADING consulting Engineers firm, Portland welcomes an impressive five new members of staff to its fast-growing Gateshead-based office.

With a succession of new projects Portland expands its workforce with a mixture of talent and varied roles enhancing the profile of the business.

Amongst the new recruits are a Senior Structural Technician, a Structural Engineer, a Graduate Structural Engineer, Marketing Assistant and Administration Assistant.

Our appointment of Senior Structural Technician, Daniel Stephenson strengthens the Structural division.  He brings over 7 years of experience working as a technician within various Engineering Consultancies.

Mehrdad Namdari joins as a Structural Engineer to bolster our Structural team.  With 8 years of experience in analysis and design of steel structures and working on a range of sectors including offshore platforms and residential buildings.

Andrew Bryan joins the team as a Graduate Structural Engineer.  Gaining his MEng in Civil & Structural Engineering from Newcastle University, before 3 years of postgraduate work experience as a Graduate Design Engineer.

Anthony Goodfellow, joins the team as a Marketing Assistant, providing support to the marketing and business development team.  He has experience within this role, having spent 5 years supporting the marketing and business development of a mechanical engineering company. 

Completing the new appointment line-up; Hannah joins the firm on a temporary basis until the resumption of her degree in September.  She will be supporting our Office Manager with reception and administration duties.

Managing Director Lee Barr said: “We’re thrilled to welcome our newest members to the Portland family!

“It’s extremely difficult to locate professionals of their standard now, especially those with years of experience, so we’re truly grateful to have them onboard and strengthen our team.

“We are committed to nurturing talent and developing our team as we look to address the challenges of building a more sustainable future for our clients.”