Introducing Barry Dobbins as our new Regional Director in London

We are thrilled to announce that Barry Dobbins, FIStructE, has joined us this month as Regional Director – London. With 30 years of invaluable experience in the construction market, particularly within London and the South-East, Barry brings a wealth of expertise and innovation to our team. He previously served as Structures Board Director at Waterman and as a Director at Evolve.

Highly regarded for his foresight and innovative approach, Barry has a remarkable track record of delivering award-winning projects across various sectors, including urban development, education, life sciences, refurbishment, and sustainability. His notable projects include:

  • Paternoster Square for Mitsubishi/Stanhope
  • Watermark Place for CO-RE/Nomura Bank
  • 160 Aldersgate Street for Castleforge/DLA Piper
  • 6 Pancras Square and Kings Cross Zone A for Google
  • 125 Old Broad Street for Hammerson
  • Royal College of Pathology
  • The Post Building for McKinsey and Nationwide
  • 80 Charlotte Street for Boston Consulting Group
  • The Belham SILS-3 PRU and Rotherhithe schools for Southwark Council
  • Treetops carbon pathfinder free school for DfE
  • 5 Broadgate for UBS

Barry’s extensive expertise, collaborative approach, passion, and enthusiasm ensure the successful delivery of client-centric projects.

Buildings Group Director George Isles commented, “With an increasing portfolio of major buildings projects across the UK, such as Therme in Manchester, BBC in Birmingham and Tilbury Docks in London, we believe this is the perfect time to invest in the leadership required to reflect the developing needs of these Clients. It is an exciting period for BWB, and I’m delighted to be at the forefront of this evolution.

Barry is eager to lead our London team and collaborate with our multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental teams. He states, “I am excited to join BWB and lead our London team. Together with our talented engineering and environmental specialists, we will deliver best-practice solutions and contribute to a better world. BWB’s recognition as ACE Best Large UK Consultancy in 2022 speaks to our commitment to excellence. I look forward to making a positive impact and driving towards a net zero future with a passionate team.” We welcome Barry to the team and look forward to his expertise and leadership in our ongoing and future projects.”