Team

Our business leaders

Steve Slater

Steve Slater

Managing Director

Bill Treddenick

Bill Treddenick

Operations Director

Roy Klek

Roy Klek

Food Sector Director

Dave Mallinson

Dave Mallinson

Engineering Director

Phil Colquhoun

Phil Colquhoun

Head of Projects

John Dilley

John Dilley

Senior Project Manager

Stephen Brown

Stephen Brown

Senior Project Manager

Matthew Hidderley

Matthew Hidderley

Business Development Manager

Paul Hanson

Paul Hanson

Engineering Manager – Building Design

Chris Bullock

Chris Bullock

Engineering Manager - Packaging

Adrian Nicholls

Adrian Nicholls

Engineering Manager – Utilities and Sustainability

Tim Redfern

Tim Redfern

Engineering Manager – Electrical and Control

Jonathan Cannon

Jonathan Cannon

Engineering Manager - Process

Tony Reynolds

Tony Reynolds

Engineering Manager - Compliance

Elliot Follows

Elliot Follows

Health and Safety Manager

Anthony Hennessy

Anthony Hennessy

Business Development Manager

Łukasz Kolendowicz

Łukasz Kolendowicz

Managing Director, Poland

Krzysztof Szymczyk

Krzysztof Szymczyk

Sales and Business Development Director, Poland

Maciej Król

Maciej Król

Building Projects Director, Poland

Maciej Mielnik

Maciej Mielnik

Process Projects Director, Poland

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Steve Slater

Managing Director

Steve Slater

Steve Slater is a Director of GP Strategies, and has been with Lorien Engineering Solutions for over 30 years.  He is now the Managing Director of the Lorien Engineering Solutions business unit and is responsible for all its global operations including its offices in both the UK and Poland. 

Steve is also a member of the leadership team of the Engineering & Technical Services practice within GP Strategies and is responsible for the formulation and delivery of the practices holistic “vertical start-up” CapEx project strategy. 

Steve joined Lorien as a Process Engineer and has undertaken various roles including Senior Process Engineer, Construction Manager, Project Manager, Process Engineering Manager, Engineering Director and Beverage Sector Director. This has provided him with an in-depth knowledge of Lorien services, the CapEx market, and the sectors that we serve.

Recent examples of Steve’s work include the following:

  • Project director for a suite of feasibility studies developing the future multi-site manufacturing strategy for a major international client
  • Project director for the scoping, design and implementation of a major infrastructure upgrade of a large brewery site.

Bill Treddenick

Operations Director

Bill Treddenick

Bill Treddenick is a director of GP Strategies, and has been with the Lorien Engineering Solutions business for over 30 years.  He currently leads business sector projects in the Life Sciences and Advanced Manufacturing industries, and also leads the business’s work in logistics centre development and renewable energy. 

Product and project experience in Life Sciences includes pharmaceutical final dose, active pharmaceutical ingredients, regenerative medicine, medical devices, in-vitro diagnostics, discovery and quality laboratories, as well as health and beauty care products, vitamins, well-being products and pharmacy supply chain.  In Advanced Manufacturing, Bill has been involved in aerospace and automotive components, chemicals production, light household chemistry, carbon fibre composites, ceramics and aggregate based building products, plus renewable energy and energy from waste projects including CHP.

Outside of his current core sectors, Bill has led projects in the company’s brewing, drinks and food manufacturing sectors. As a qualified H&S professional, he leads our safety and compliance groups in construction safety management, and safety compliance of machines, systems and areas.

Bill joined Lorien as an electrical and automation engineer, and prior to Lorien worked in materials handling and transportation systems. His early training and engineering career was based in the British Merchant Navy as an engineering officer. 

Recent examples of Bill’s work include the following:

  • Project director for a validated final dose pharmaceutical batching plant for a multi-national, multi-sector client.
  • Lead consultant for the commercial scale-up of an implantable medical device targeted at patients recovering from skin cancer surgery.
  • Project director for the development of new national distribution centres and the adaptation of existing DCs for a major retailer. ​​​​​

Roy Klek

Food Sector Director

Roy Klek

As a Director of GP Strategies, Roy Klek has over 30 years’ experience of successfully delivering complex, multi-disciplinary capital projects within the Food and Drinks manufacturing sector.  Working in both the UK and internationally, Roy has delivered real value to Clients, building relationships with key stakeholders at all levels to ensure project ownership and success.

This experience and expert knowledge of the Food Sector enables him to translate the vision of Clients into reality through proven project management methodologies that deliver cost effective solutions

With a focus on developing the Project Management Capability within Lorien Engineering Solutions, Roy has created a high performing team of Project Management professionals that can apply their skills in the most challenging of environments.  Processes and procedures that maintain maximum control and governance throughout the full project cycle underpin the pragmatic approach Lorien take to projects.

Roy has also developed and delivered a business strategy that recognises Lorien as a brand leader in the Food Industry for professional services around Engineering Design and Project Management

Recent examples of Roy’s work include;

  • Project Director for a world class Greenfield site for a confectionary manufacturer that incorporated GMP from raw materials to finished goods
  • Project Director for the creation of a site masterplan for a global food manufacturer that meets the needs of a 10-year business plan.

Programme Director for a multi-million project, requiring a fast track implementation strategy to create a new process and packaging capability on a brownfield site.

Dave Mallinson

Engineering Director

Dave Mallinson

Dave Mallinson is the Engineering Director at Lorien Engineering Solutions and has been with the business for over 11 years.  He also leads business sector projects in the Brewing and Drinks industries and has board level responsibility for our Graduate Development Scheme.

Dave initially joined Lorien as a Packaging Systems Engineer and progressed to lead the Packaging Engineering department before commencing his current role with overall responsibility for:

  • Process Engineering
  • Packaging Engineering
  • Electrical and Control Engineering
  • Buildings & Civil Department
  • Utilities Engineering

In addition, Dave has held senior roles at Ishida Europe and Premier Foods.

Recent examples of Dave’s work include the following:

  • Project Director for the development of network masterplan for multi-national food and drinks manufacturer.
  • Undertook the role of Client Project Manager for multi-site restructuring project large dairy manufacturer.
  • Project Manager for major manufacturing upgrade in The Netherlands for global snack-food manufacturer.

Phil Colquhoun

Head of Projects

Phil Colquhoun

Phil Colquhoun is a chartered engineer and operates as Head Of Projects.  Working for Lorien for over 20 years, he has been responsible for the successful completion of many of the company’s large multi-disciplined projects in this time.  He acts as a project manager, programme manager for clients, and he coordinates the Project Management Team within Lorien’s UK centre.

Product and sector experience include bakery, dairy, pharmaceutical, snack foods, convenience foods, bakery products and industrial products. Typically these projects require fast track management techniques to achieve clients’ delivery targets, and involve working alongside current operating plant without disruption to production. Projects completed include multi-disciplined delivery (building and process plant/ manufacturing lines) as well as building-led and process-led CapEx investments.

Phil has also had experience of supply chain and logistics facilities, gained in the baking, snack foods, retail clothing and housewares sectors.

Previous to Lorien, Phil had operational experience of running a FMCG food manufacturing plant, and managed a military engineering team for the British Army. 

Recent examples of Phil’s work include the following:

  • Managing the delivery of a validated final dose pharmaceutical batching plant for a multi-national, multi-sector client.
  • Delivering a basket of production throughput and quality enhancement projects for a baked goods client.
  • Relocating a complete manufacturing cell from one manufacturing facility (donor site) to another including the complete new build of the receiver factory in demanding circumstances.
  • Leading a project to develop national distribution centres for a major retailer.

John Dilley

Senior Project Manager

John Dilley

John Dilley is a senior project manager at Lorien, having joined the business in 1999, as a process and utilities engineer.  John has developed a remarkable breadth of knowledge and experience in the food and drinks industry, dealing with the manufacture of products such as snacks, morning goods, fresh and cooked meats, vegetable processing, grain, oils, soups and dairy products, carbonated and concentrate drinks, mineral water, and brewing.  He has also led projects for pharmaceutical, specialist chemicals production and distribution, and industrial ceramics clients. 

John has also developed a great depth of skills within the project process through his activities with new product development, master planning (for single and multiple sites), capital investment programmes, and complete life-cycle engineering project development from feasibility through to implementation and commissioning.  He has also been involved in ‘OpEx’ assignments such as workforce training and upskilling, asset care system development, critical spare parts analysis and intelligent preventative maintenance systems.

Prior to joining Lorien, john worked for BOC Gases as a projects engineer.

Recent examples of John’s work include the following:

  • Programme Manager for a food manufacturing client, overseeing multiple projects across the client’s manufacturing network to ensure that linked projects remain aligned to a common business case.
  • The upgrade and redesign of a process water supply and distribution system for a major brewer in order to double the production volume at the brewery.
  • Design coordination and site management of the replacement of an oat kiln for a major breakfast cereals brand.  This required the segregation of the works from the adjacent kiln, which remained in production throughout.

Stephen Brown

Senior Project Manager

Stephen Brown

Stephen Brown is a Senior Project Manager at Lorien, and is responsible for the management of major multi-disciplined engineering projects mainly in the food and drinks industry. He also acts as a Key Account Manager for a major snack foods client.

Stephen has led the successful implementation of many multi-£million capital projects within the food and drinks industry. He takes specific responsibility for the overall project management and programme management function including budget control, programme control, and the overall direction and co-ordination of multi-disciplined teams consisting of electrical, control, process, packaging, utilities and building design engineering. He is particularly experienced in front-end design studies and CapEx investment justification reports.  

He also has a wealth of practical site construction management experience, often working in high-care food environments with installation activities occurring alongside live food production.

With over 30-years of industrial experience, Stephen has worked for Lorien for over 20 years, and his previous positions included being the company’s Packaging Engineering Manager.  In this role he was responsible for the management, resourcing and technical outputs of the Packaging Engineering Design Department.

Recent examples of Stephen’s work include the following:

  • Programme Manager for a food manufacturing client, overseeing multiple projects across the client’s manufacturing network to ensure that linked projects remain aligned to a common business case.
  • Project management of snack foods multi-packing installations for a global snack foods client, across a number of locations in the UK. This high value and high profile project resulted from a manufacturing network review and closure of a major production site.

Matthew Hidderley

Business Development Manager

Matthew Hidderley

Matthew is a Business Development Manager directing business development activities to drive new sales and manage key FMCG accounts for the company’s multi-disciplined engineering team covering food and beverage through to the advanced manufacturing sectors.  Matthew’s clients operate throughout the UK, Europe and North America.

Matthew has a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) with 20 years business development experience responsible for liaising with clients and in-house management teams at all levels, managing the whole process of attracting and developing client relationships with extensive sales & marketing, operations, event management and communications experience.

Matthew has delivered varied and complex engineering CapEx projects ranging from small engineering consultancy assignments such as Process Design Reviews, Factory CAD Drawing and Compliance PUWER/ CE Marking through to complete production line upgrades and large multi-£million capital projects:

  • Master Plans (facility, business-wide)
  • Process and production line de-bottlenecking
  • Process scale-up
  • Technology review and search
  • Equipment replacement
  • Front-end engineering design
  • Project development strategy ​​​​​

Paul Hanson

Engineering Manager – Building Design

Paul Hanson

Paul is one of our Engineering Managers, leading the Building Design team at Lorien.  He is responsible for delivering all Architectural, Structural and Civil Engineering projects within Lorien and heads up a team to help achieve this. He is experienced at leading multi-disciplined projects ranging from £100K minor refurbishment works to multi £M capital project schemes with the emphasis on live and operational environments.

On a technical front, Paul has led architectural, civil and structural design works for developments within the personal care, brewing, beverage, food, dairy, pharmaceuticals, advanced manufacturing and waste recycling sectors.

He is experienced in all stages of project work including feasibility, master planning, concept and scheme design, procurement, construction and post-construction stages.

Additionally Paul has experience of writing global specifications for facility design works.

Paul regularly acts as Contract Administrator for the building works on projects, and has a comprehensive working knowledge of various forms of contract such as JCT and NEC.

Paul joined Lorien in 2002, having gained 5 years post university experience with WS Atkins and a couple of smaller practices.  His consultancy background lies within civil engineering and structural engineering design, and he is a member of the Institute of Structural Engineers. 

Recent examples of Paul’s work include the following:

  • Design leader for the expansion of condiments manufacturing for an international foods processing company.  This follows a strategic consolidation programme for locations in the UK, during which Paul also led the master-planning exercise.
  • Project management of a UK-based technology innovation centre leading the development of composite structures in aerospace. The requirement was to accommodate a range of new carbon fibre technologies within an existing facility, with minimal footprint expansion, and followed a master planning exercise provided by Lorien.
  • Project management and contract administration for a series of plant decommissioning and demolition projects for a leading UK dairy producer.

Chris Bullock

Engineering Manager - Packaging

Chris Bullock

Chris Bullock is an engineering manager and project manager at Lorien, having gained 20 years experience in project delivery, specialising in packaging engineering and project management.  He has lead multi-disciplined projects for Blue Chip clients in a range of sectors including Brewing, Soft Drinks and Food.

As Engineering Manager for the Packaging department he leads and supports a specialised team, responsible for technical and innovative solutions to meet our client needs from concept to completion.

Chris has a proven track record in packaging engineering and project management, leading projects within all of Lorien’s key market sectors. Having studied as a mechanical engineer, and since gaining extensive experience of packaging line design and implementation, he has a wealth of knowledge in packaging line design and implementation, particularly in high speed packaging systems, container/pack handling, automation and warehousing.  Chris is adept at developing solutions that consider a client’s production and operational needs aligned with their commercial intent.

Recent examples of Chris’s work include the following:

  • New PET Bottle Line – design to tender, supplier selection and procurement, engineering follow up, project planning.
  • Packaging Feasibility Design – Leading strategic UK based projects and initiatives for a global brewing group.
  • Can Line Rationalisation – two existing high speed can filling lines, developed to achieve 30% increase in OEE, new secondary packaging and end of line facilities.​​​​​

Adrian Nicholls

Engineering Manager – Utilities and Sustainability

Adrian Nicholls

Adrian Nicholls is an Engineering Manager leading the Utilities, Building Services and Sustainability team at Lorien.  He has extensive experience in the design, implementation and commissioning of utilities installations and renewable energy projects.

Adrian is an experienced engineer and manager who has worked in various capacities in process industries managing utilities, in front-end/feasibility studies, design of piping and distribution systems for industrial services, plant improvement & new equipment/plant installation projects and their project management & commissioning.

Significant major projects include utilities recovery and rebuild projects following the Canterbury Earthquakes in New Zealand, Process optimisation of incineration plants in the UK, installation of CHP plants in wastewater plants and capacity increases / modifications in the food and beverage industry. 

Adrian’s skills include, high level feasibility studies and surveys, detailed design of utility installations, design calculations (mass and energy balances, pump sizing etc.), site and project management, programme management and coordination, plant commissioning and optimisation.  Technically, Adrian and his team design systems concerned with heating, ventilation, controlled environments, hot and cold-water services, gas utilities, laboratory gases, chilled water, refrigeration systems and effluent treatment for both commercial, industrial and heritage projects.  The team also delivery renewable energy projects, including biomass, energy from waste, and biogas installations.

Recent examples of Adrian’s work include the following:

  • Major refrigeration and chilled water upgrade for a major international brewer in order to significantly increase the volume of beer brewed.
  • Leading the design and site installation management of utilities plant reinforcement for a new cooking and food processing plant for a major breakfast cereals manufacturer in the UK.
  • Leading a factory estate utilities review for a leading UK health, beauty and pharmaceutical manufacturer.

Tim Redfern

Engineering Manager – Electrical and Control

Tim Redfern

Tim Redfern is an Engineering Manager leading Lorien’s Electrical and Control team in the UK.  He is responsible for the management, resourcing and technical outputs of the Electrical & Control Engineering Design Department, as well as being responsible for managing engineering projects. He is degree educated and is a Chartered Engineer of the Institute of Electrical Engineering.

Tim has worked on a wide variety of projects in the process and packaging industry in the brewing, food, snacks and beverage sectors, and has developed an extensive knowledge of control systems, electrical technology as well as project management and construction management skills. 

Tim and his team deliver projects with one or more of the following requirements:

  • User Requirement Specifications (URS)
  • Functional Design Specifications (FDS)
  • Software Design Specifications (SDS)
  • PLC and Data Network Architecture
  • PLC Systems
  • SCADA Systems
  • High voltage systems, including reinforcement of existing infrastructure
  • Low voltage sub-main distribution
  • Building services
  • Installation and contractor supervision
  • Commissioning and testing
  • Data and communication networks

Additionally, Tim has led a fire damage remediation exercise for a food client in regard to their electrical infrastructure, process control and packing line control systems.

Recent examples of Tim’s work include the following:

  • Snack foods multi-packing installations for a global snack foods client, across multiple locations in the UK, Holland and Belgium. This high value and high profile project resulted from a roll out of new products and manufacturing technology.
  • Leading the High Voltage and Low Voltage distribution systems for a convenience foods client.
  • Leading the upgrade of a PLC control system from Siemens S5 to S7 for a major UK biscuit bakery in the UK.
  • Control, instrumentation and electrical design lead for a process expansion and upgrade for a vegetable oils processing plant.

Jonathan Cannon

Engineering Manager - Process

Jonathan Cannon

Jonathan Cannon is an engineering manager leading the process engineering team at Lorien.  He has lead multi-disciplined projects for Blue Chip Clients in a range of sectors including brewing, food, snacks and beverage.  He is responsible for the management, resourcing and technical outputs of the process engineering department, as well as being responsible for managing engineering projects. 

Jonathan has a proven track record in process engineering and project management, leading projects within all of Lorien’s key market sectors.  Having studied as a chemical and process engineer, since then, gaining experience of process engineering design, implementation and commissioning.   He is experienced in managing front-end/feasibility studies, design of piping, distribution and storage systems, plant improvement & new equipment/plant installation projects and their project management throughout from concept to completion.

Jonathan and his team deliver projects with requirements including:

  • High level feasibility studies and surveys
  • Surveying, checking and updating of existing processes/drawings
  • Process and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs)
  • Design calculations including pump/pipe sizing, mass & energy balances
  • Design modelling including the development and use of Lorien’s “Opti” software
  • User requirement specifications (URS) or process control descriptions
  • Specifying, tendering and technically/commercially evaluating work packages
  • Ensuring adherence to health & safety, compliance and engineering best practice
  • Programme management and coordination
  • Installation and contractor supervision
  • Commissioning, optimisation and testing

Recent examples of Jonathan’s work include the following:

  • New cereal production line for a global cereal client – fast track design to tender, supplier selection, implementation management and commissioning.  This resulted in site capability to produce multiple new products from raw materials delivery through to palletising.
  • Replacement of brewery water system for an international brewer from well extraction through to processing, storage and distribution
  • New cheese cooking, processing and packaging line leading a multi-discipline team from concept to completion of the project.
     

Tony Reynolds

Engineering Manager - Compliance

Tony Reynolds

Tony Reynolds manages a team of compliance engineers within the Lorien business division of GP Strategies.  The areas of specialisms for this team includes CE marking of complex assemblies, machine safety risk assessments, validation of SRP/CS, HAZOPS, ATEX & DSEAR regarding explosive atmospheres (dusts, gases and vapours) for both new and legacy facilities. 

Tony’s position within our business is Compliance Manager, originally joining the business in 2007 having worked in the compliance and approvals industry for over 16 years previously.  He has previously worked for certification bodies such as TÜV Rheinland and British Standards Institution, and commercial companies including Pitney Bowes.

He has been involved with product approvals on a global basis and brings with him a vast and unique knowledge of product approvals and regulations from around the world. Tony has experience of working in the UK, Germany, USA, Canada, Russia, India, South Africa, Indonesia, China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, France, Spain, Slovenia, Slovakia, Belgium, Poland and Holland. 

In his current role Tony also delivers technical training for customer in-house courses on a broad range of safety compliance topics.

Recent examples of Tony’s work include the following:

  • Compliance Programme Manager for a food manufacturing client, overseeing multiple compliance projects across the client’s manufacturing network to ensure that assessments and report remain aligned to a common standard.
  • The delivery of safety compliance training including Machine Safety (PUWER and CE Marking), Explosive Atmospheres (DSEAR and ATEX), and construction safety (CDM Regulations) for a speciality chemicals company serving the automotive sector.
  • Explosive atmospheres on-site inspection and compliance gap reporting for facilities operated by a global household cleaning products manufacturer, surveying locations in India and Indonesia, and leading the compliant design of a new facility in the Middle-East.

Elliot Follows

Health and Safety Manager

Elliot Follows

Elliot Follows brings over 20 years’ experience in quality and health, safety and welfare management, which is supported by an extensive suite of qualifications and Institute memberships; NEBOSH NGC, NCC and Diploma in H&S Management, CMSE® (Certified Machinery Safety Expert), GradIOSH, DipNEBOSH and MIIRSM.

After working over 6 years as the Health & Safety Manager in the food, beverage and pharmaceutical sectors for Briggs of Burton, Elliot joined Lorien in 2016 bringing a wealth of experience in CDM projects.  He has recent practical experience gained in the food, beverage and brewing industry, and the advanced manufacturing, pharmaceutical and well-being sector for a wide range of international clients.

The combination of Elliot’s strategic/holistic thinking and hands-on practical implementation earns respect throughout the project team from the client through to the contractors.  The high levels of safety compliance and systems thinking means that Lorien enjoy the certification of the Safety Management System to BS OHSAS 18001. 

Elliot has experience of running projects in the UK, Germany, India, Africa, France, Poland, Belgium and Holland.

Recent examples of Elliot’s work include the following:

  • CDM delivery manager during the installation of new food processing and packaging plant for a major breakfast cereals manufacturing client. The overall Lorien team delivered against a tight timeframe whilst safe-guarding up to 250 personnel and working alongside operational food production plant.
  • Leading the design and system provisioning of a live H&S information capture and dashboard reporting system to be deployed on all client sites where Lorien operate as the CDM Principal Contractor.  The system allows efficient capture of data at site, and intelligent trend analysis of the data.
  • Designing and leading H&S training for Lorien directors, managers and engineers, including Accident Investigation, Designing Safely, CDM Regulations and Asbestos Awareness.

Anthony Hennessy

Business Development Manager

Anthony Hennessy

Anthony Hennessy is Business Development Manager with Lorien, focusing on Life Sciences & Advanced Manufacturing as well as the Drinks, Brewing & Distilling and Beverage Sectors.

Anthony is a highly experienced Sales & Business Development professional having held international sales roles in locations such as the Middle East and Africa while serving clients globally and across a wide spectrum of industry sectors.

He brings experience in sales and account management from the Life Sciences, Advanced Manufacturing, Drinks, Processing and Energy markets.

Anthony joined Lorien in August 2017 after a number of successful roles internationally during which he was based overseas.

Łukasz Kolendowicz

Managing Director, Poland

Łukasz Kolendowicz

Łukasz heads Lorien’s operations in Poland/CEE as Managing Director. He is a results driven, self-motivated and resourceful leader with a proven ability to develop and strengthen management teams in order to maximise project efficiency and ensure a steady growth of the business. He possesses 20 years of experience of working for international Engineering and Project Management companies.

As a qualified engineer, Łukasz has an excellent insight into the entire facility development process, including project origination from concept stage, permitting, procurement and the construction management process. He is multi-skilled professional with a superb track record of managing complex functional projects in various environments in Poland and other CEE geographies, including Russia, Serbia and Lithuania. Regularly acting as a Project Director, he is able to manage stakeholder expectations and willing to take full responsibility for the delivery of project objectives.

Krzysztof Szymczyk

Sales and Business Development Director, Poland

Krzysztof Szymczyk

Krzysztof Szymczyk acts as Sales & Business Development Director for Lorien’s operations in Poland and Central Europe. He is a qualified industrial automation engineer with later post graduate education in marketing and business administration.

Krzysztof has 25 years of experience of working within international companies with operations based in Poland, responsible for sales and general business direction. In addition to project operations in Poland, other territories covered include Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Ukraine, White Russia and the Baltic States.  He has worked with client organisations that have headquarters in Europe, North America and Asia, and so understands and respects the ethics of different business cultures and environments.

Throughout his career he has been responsible for sales either of industrial equipment or complex EPC projects mainly in food, chemical and water industries. Delivered projects have typically involved facility expansion, industrial automation solutions, environment protection technologies, thermal energy generation installations, and product processing systems.

Krzysztof is a nominated external technical expert of the Ministry of Environment Protection, representing Poland as Associated Member of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in Seville, Spain. He has contributed to the ongoing revision of Industrial Emissions Directive regarding emissions limits and BAT technologies for organic solvents applications.

Maciej Król

Building Projects Director, Poland

Maciej Król

Maciej Król is a qualified structural engineer and acts as Building Projects Director, heading our Building and Building Services Engineering and Project Management team in the Wroclaw office.

He has many years’ experience of high-value, complex facility construction projects, and his experience covers the entire EPCM (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Management) delivery.

Maciej is a highly experienced manager with almost 20 years of progressively responsible supervisory, complex project management, and technical design positions. He has a long track record of ensuring projects are delivered to the highest quality, within timescale by effectively organizing, managing and utilizing all resources.

Maciej has the ability to control all aspects of construction projects, including engineering, design and construction management, risk management, implementation of safety standards, planning and budget control.

Maciej possesses a broad range of experience in structural engineering that he gained as principal designer on projects for multinational industrial clients where he implemented best building practices and cost effective solutions. He demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge of design standards and codes.

Maciej’s strength lies in his analytical approach and deep understanding of interfaces between various disciplines combined with sound experience in structural design for complex greenfield and brownfield projects.  He is very familiar with professional project control and reporting techniques, as well as the building permitting process for Poland.

Maciej Mielnik

Process Projects Director, Poland

Maciej Mielnik

Maciej Mielnik acts as Process Projects Director, heading our Process Engineering and Project Management team in the Wroclaw office.

Maciej is a qualified Process Engineer and Project Manager who has taken a leading role in process design, project engineering, project management, construction, commissioning and validation on a wide variety of projects within the Food and Drink, Dairy, Confectionary and Snack manufacturing processes as well as Oral Care and Fine Chemicals.

Maciej possesses in-depth specialist knowledge of hygienic plants design, primary and secondary utility systems, bulk material handling, thermal processing and packaging.

His experience has been gained in Poland and the UK and ranges from feasibility studies to implementation, providing clients with directions to achieving their business objectives and facilitating decisions to be made. The majority of projects Maciej was involved in required fast track management techniques and adoption of project implementation methodologies and technical solutions minimizing or eliminating disruptions to on-going production activities.

Maciej is an Associated Member of Institution of Chemical Engineers.