Bill Brown

Eur Ing, BSc., CEng., MICE, FIStructE

Managing Director

Bill founded WFBA, originally named W F Brown Associates in 1995, but actually has over 40 years of experience in the industry and has been involved in all aspects of building structure design using structural concrete, steelwork, timber and masonry for a variety of end users.  Projects have included multi-span portal frames, large span truss framed buildings, tension stability structures, multi-storey office buildings, multi-storey car parks etc.  He has designed underground basement structures for car parks, residential use, water retaining tanks and swimming pools.

Bill has experience in the assessment of sites for geotechnical or contamination problems and making recommendations to clients with respect to suitable specialist investigations e.g. borehole surveys, chemical sampling, ground improvement techniques etc. More recently he has been involved in expert witness situations and forensic engineering.

“Every day brings us the requirement for different problem solving skills on projects and this continues to provide me with great interest and a benefit of our clients” 

 Roles and Responsibilities

Bill is responsible for the overall management of the company, setting the strategic direction of the business and ensuring we have the necessary skills and resources to deliver our clients projects.      

Key Skills

Design Using Traditional Materials, Highway Design, Refurbishment, Project Management, Design & Build Value Engineering, Drainage Design,Temporary Works, Health & Safety, Specialist Steelwork, Earthworks Design, Structural Surveys, Quality Assurance, Specialist Connection, Earth Retaining Structures, Measured Building Surveys, CDM Consultancy, Modular Structures, Costal Marine Engineering, Expert Witness, Sustainability & BREEAM.


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Future Skills Centre, Borden

DP World, Southampton