Meet Our Team

Colin Harding

Colin Harding

Managing Director

Colin formed CJ Design in 1990 and has been the driving force behind its continued  growth. As Managing Director he has focused on developing a people driven design engineering company – they are its best asset.

Colin Hoare

Colin Hoare

Mechanical Director

Colin joined CJ Design in January 2000 as Mechanical Director. He maintains a key interest in all projects within the Practice whether directly or indirectly involved. 

Kerry Francis

Kerry Francis

Company Secretary

Kerry joined CJ Design in January 2002 and became Company Secretary in 2005. 
She has worked within the building services industry for the past 25 years and has over 30 years experience in office management.

Nick Tippett

Nick Tippett

Associate Director

Nick re-joined CJ Design in August 2019 as Associate to head up the residential sector. He previously worked at the company in 2016 and left to set up his own consultancy. 

David Moir

David Moir

Associate

David joined CJ Design in March 2014 as a Senior Electrical Engineer and specialises in working on projects in the retail, commercial and residential sectors.

 

Jo Harding

Jo Harding

Business Development Manager

Jo joined CJ Design in July 2013 as Business Development Manager.
Jo works across all sectors for CJ Design including retail, commercial and residential.     

Paul O'Neill

Paul O'Neill

Senior Project Engineer

,Paul joined CJ Design in April 2008 as a Senior Engineer to the mechanical team. Over the last couple of years he has focused on developing within the Practice a system of providing a specialist service.

Matthew Valler

Matthew Valler

Senior Electrical Engineer

Matthew joined CJ Design in February 2016 as a Senior Electrical Engineer. He has over 14 years experience within the building services industry.

Kathala Saddler

Kathala Saddler

Senior Project Engineer

Kathala joined CJ Design in 2014 as a Project Engineer and has worked across a variety of project types, both new build and refurbishment.
She is a registered Low Carbon Consultant.

Nash Kovachev

Nash Kovachev

Senior Project Engineer

Nash joined CJ Design in November 2017 as an Electrical Design Engineer. He has previously worked on the electrical design for Dorsett City Hotel in London and has experience in a number of residential developments and office .

Eddie Howes

Eddie Howes

MEP CAD Technician

Eddie joined CJ Design in September 2017 as an MEP CAD Technician. He works on designs for clients like Ted Baker, Urban Revivo and Ministry of Justice. 

Elliot Bourne

Elliot Bourne

MEP CAD Technician

Elliot started work at CJ Design in May 2013 having previously worked at Parsons Brinkerhoff (Highways Consultants) where he was seconded to TFL’s main Palestra Office working on the highways work for the 2012 Olympics.

Richard Leitch

Richard Leitch

Project Engineer

Richard joined CJ Design in January 2020 as a Mechanical Project Engineer, previously working predominantly in the residential sector.

Ben Eades

Ben Eades

Project Engineer

Ben joined CJ Design in October 2019 with a 1st Class Integrated Masters Degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering and is currently working in the Electrical department, with aspirations to become well versed in all aspects of engineering, including Mechanical design.

Samantha Rumney

Samantha Rumney

Senior Administrator

Samantha joined CJ Design in January 2015. She supports all staff through the life cycle of our projects and takes charge of organising training through our CPDs. Sam also assists in the running of the office.

Work With Us

We’re always looking for talent, so don’t be put off if we have no current job listings. Get in touch anyway with a brief resume, and we’ll make sure we keep your details should a position open up.