Variety Attracts New Team Members

(from left) WFBA’s new line up Philip Lee, Matt Hatch and Lewis Safe

(from left) WFBA’s new line up Philip Lee, Matt Hatch and Lewis Safe

Three new team members have been appointed at the Hampshire based consulting civil and structural engineering company WFBA.   Matt Hatch, Philip Lee, and Lewis Safe all admit that range and diversity of clients and projects were major factors in their decision to join the 27strong consulting team.

 Matt Hatch from Braishfield, with 30 years’ experience in the industry, joins as Senior Revit   Technician after 9 years’ experience with various companies in the region.  Having started in the industry using a drawing board, Matt now uses his knowledge of computer aided modelling technology to support various projects.  His first at WFBA was a new Travelodge development in North London. 

 Eastleigh’s Lewis Safe, as Graduate Structural engineer, will use his experience gained on residential construction projects with a previous company and his degree from Plymouth University to support the senior engineers on increasingly complex projects and work towards chartered status.    

 As Trainee Structural Engineer, former draughtsman from Poole, Philip Lee, will use his HNC in Engineering from Southampton Solent University to great advantage. In September Philip will embark on a  4 year degree in Civil Engineering at London Kingston University as part of the company commitment to staff development

 WFBA Director Nick Groves said; “Each of the new team members has been carefully selected not only for their experience and potential, but also to fit with our philosophy and team culture to ensure the business can continue to meet the demands of clients, architects, developers and planning consultants across the South.”

 WFBA’s expansion allows them to widen the structural and civil engineering services. The scale of project can vary from a £15,000 private home extension to a £35 million commercial development and turnover is expected to grow this year from £1.28million to £1.45million.  The company is set to expand into adjacent offices at their Romsey base in July.