Richard Gillespie | Director | BEng (Hons) MIStructE CEng
Business Support Manager
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.
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