Richard Gillespie  |  Director  |  BEng (Hons) MIStructE CEng

Jacek Sikora

Associate

Owen Martin

Graduate Engineer

Dean McCafferty

CAD Technician

Our team

Richard Gillespie

Director 

Graeme Donaldson 

Senior Technician 

Gordon Buchan

Project Engineer

Lewis Bell

CAD Technician

Colin Grzybowski

Associate  

Brian Munro

Associate  

Mark Kirk

Associate  

Laura Lancastle-Allen
Business & Finance Manager  

Alastair Sutherland

Senior Engineer

Alistair Christie

Director 

Russell Kyle

Senior Engineer

Chris Scott

Principal Engineer

Robin McEwan

Associate

Richard graduated from The University of Edinburgh in 1998, attaining a Bachelor of Engineering Honours Degree in Civil Engineering. He has since gained extensive experience within the Construction industry, predominantly involving the design of buildings and a Civil Engineering infrastructure, within the UK, Europe and The Middle East.

Richard is a Chartered Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers and The Engineering Council, in addition to being a Scottish Building Standards Agency approved SER Building Certifier. Richard oversees the Civil and Structural teams and his responsibilities include all aspects of design from feasibility and scheme stages through to detailed design and site supervision operations. Richards experience includes extensive work within the industrial, healthcare, Power & Transmission residential, transportation, aviation, commercial, local authority and higher education sectors, covering both new-build and refurbishment projects. Richard is also an experienced Forensic Engineer, involved in assisting with disputes resolution.

In 2015 Richard and Alistair Christie jointly formed Christie Gillespie Consulting Engineers Ltd and have successfully grown the business year on year. The consultancy now provides a wide variety of engineering services and to a growing network of clients and construction industry affiliates. 

When he’s not working, Richard spends his time gardening, DIY-ing or “borrowing” his daughters Lego. You will also regularly find him at Tynecastle Park, where he watches his beloved Heart of Midlothian. 

Kirsty Lawrie

CAD Manager 

Kevin Hardie

Principal Engineer

Samuel Gill

Project Engineer

Valentina Marescotti

Project Engineer