Rick is Arup’s retrofit leader for the North West of England and Yorkshire. In his role, he ensures Arup can provide the skills and services required to deliver complex retrofit projects across the region. He collaborates with Arup’s global retrofit leadership, helping clients meet their climate targets and wider climate commitments through retrofit now and in the future.

With more than 18 years’ experience as a structural engineer, he has taken responsibility and successfully delivered designs, condition surveys, intrusive investigations and assessments of many high profile retrofit projects, including the Grade I listed York Guildhall and one of the largest indoor markets in Europe, Leeds Kirkgate Market.

Rick’s technical knowledge, forensic approach and communication skills are invaluable in project co-ordination with clients, architects, heritage advisors and contractors from initial concept stage through to construction. He also has first hand experience and knowledge in advanced and emerging digital surveying and modelling techniques.