The Team

Our clients trust us to deliver on time, every time. We love working with receptive, knowledgeable people who can trust us to keep their project on track.

Our team can draw on decades of industry experience to get any projects from ideation through to completion.

Daniel Staines

Managing Director

Daniel’s particular interests embrace refurbishment and new build medium rise steel and concrete framed buildings and his ambitions thrive on delivering complex structures. Daniel has continued to develop his Engineering skills whilst managing a creative, expert Civil and Structural Engineering resource. He created JMS in 1997 from experience and a wish to combine the creativity of the architectural eye with the innovation of the engineers’ technical skills; then to wrap both in a passion to deliver the ultimate service for investors, owners and developers.

Andy Kenyon

Business Development and Civils Director

Andy has significant experience as a Consultant Structural Engineering, working on a wide variety of projects from large steel framed public arenas to small scale residential projects. Andy is the Director of JMS Midlands. He graduated from Loughborough University in 2005, becoming Chartered in 2010 and has continued to build on his knowledge & experience whilst bringing enthusiasm and dedication to the JMS team.

Graham Chapman

Technical and SAS Director

Mark Weston

Resource Director

Mark joined JMS in 2017, and with over 20 years’ experience has technical responsibility for interpreting, organising, coordinating and executing projects. He has extensive knowledge in the preparation of technical specifications, fee proposals & appraisals, and managing design teams in developing complete designs that compliment architectural creativity and facilitate ease of construction. Mark is a keen skier and when not at work can be found at the Norfolk Snow Sports Club, the Hemel Snow Centre, or in the French resort of Tignes with his family.

Bhavin Parmar

Civils Production Director

Having been in industry since 2011, Bhav joined JMS in 2014 and is responsible for the Civils team in the Midlands offices. Bhav has been involved in designing a range of industrial and residential infrastructure from pre-planning SuDS reports and flood risk assessments to adoptable schemes. Outside of work, Bhav tries to keep up with his young family and is an ardent Formula 1 motor racing fan.

Christos Papadakis

Associate Director, Stamford Hill

Tom Jeffcoat

Lynn Clancy

Associate Director

Lynn has an extensive Civil/Structural engineering consulting and constructional background, having worked in a number of differing sized consultancies in the UK and with large multi-national institutions in the Middle East. He combines technical skills as an experienced “hands on” Chartered Structural Engineer with a keen focus on achieving the business and client commercial interests whilst delivering a quality product on time. He is committed to effective project delivery and quality of design output without compromising program and budget constraints.

Bradley Aldridge

Business Development Manager

Bradley joined JMS in December 2019 as Business Development Manager. Having qualified from the Cambridge College of Art and Technology he worked in the printing industry for twenty eight years building and driving business growth through product and service excellence. He has a track record of business growth and led a team to develop a new division for a global company that grew from £100k pa to £16.4m pa where he headed projects as a six sigma champion. Also experienced in working for smaller businesses, Bradley has lead growth and implemented expansion strategies by maximising untapped, latent potential and developing new revenue streams to improve sales, profit and most importantly client satisfaction. Bradley brings to the JMS team vast and varied commercial experience that will help develop the JMS Group still further by working alongside the very talented team of skilled and experienced engineers and group employees.

Joseph Staines

Associate & Head of Finance

Joseph joined the JMS team in January 2013. Leading the Finance team, Joseph is responsible for the delivery of business services such as Accounting, Management Reporting, Due Diligence, Analysis and Forecasting. Joseph holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Hons degree in Criminology from The University of Hull. The degree has given Joseph the critical thinking, analytical and communications skills that are essential for a role in Engineering.

Ben Norman


Started out more than 20 years ago as a trainee technician at a Norwich based Civil Engineering Consultancy Studying an HNC in Civil Engineering. In 2010 I joined JMS, delivering housing estate designs for medium sized and major housing developers and since 2016 I have been offering a civil engineering service from our London office. Throughout my career I have always tried to maintain an element of creativity within my designs whilst ensuring that they are within the parameters of standards and guidelines. In my spare time I enjoy football, tennis and snow boarding.

Harry Burrows


Harry Burrows graduated in 2011 with a MEng in Structural Engineering with Architectural Studies. Since then, he has worked for practices in Bury St Edmunds, Norwich, Cambridge and London working for an array of clients incl. private individuals, education, bluelight and commercial. Highlights include working with Cambridge Colleges such as Peterhouse College where he was resident engineer for the construction of a new residential block with basement adjacent to one of the oldest colleges in Cambridge. Within London, he was involved in the construction of a new hotel extension built over the central line leading into Liverpool Street. Recently he has been involved with new build and refurbishment works at Homerton College including a new auditorium space and accommodation over which is linked to the original college building. Since joining JMS in July 2019, Harry has been involved in a number of commercial and residential schemes as well as being promoted to the role of Associate to help support the management of the East Anglian Structures Team.

Max Phipps


David Brunning


David started with JMS first in November 2015 and has grown through the company into his current role as Associate. Providing technical services from pre-planning, to construction design, he enjoys working with local developers and planning consultants on unique projects. David is a keen supporter of STEM activities in local schools on a fortnightly basis as part of the JMS Free Friday initiative. Following a busy day at the office, he enjoys being part of various music and singing groups.

James Gillies


Building relationships

Our clients trust us to deliver solutions. Their first question is never if it can be done; it is when we can do it, and how quickly.

Over the past 5 years South East Developments Ltd have instructed JMS to design drainage solutions and road designs on many sites. The level of service and expertise is clearly 2nd to none.
We always have extremely professional meetings at their offices and JMS will be the first port of call when designing our new and upcoming developments throughout Essex and Suffolk

John Lynch, South East Developments Ltd

Over the years, JMS have consistently provided unique conceptual designs and solutions to our projects which, combined with their pro-active approach means that we don't need to look elsewhere for our Engineering services.

Maxwell Hembry, Braceforce Group

We have worked over many years successful with the JMS team on numerous schemes varying from single dwellings up to multi storey concrete framed apartment blocks, civils, highways, and drainage projects and have always found them to very professional, approachable, and with an eye for the practical solution.

Steve, IDP Group

I have been working with JMS for six years now. I find them capable, responsive and proactive, they work with a 'can do attitude' that is invaluable to the success of a project.

Liebel Schlesinger
SMAS Worksafe Consultant
SSIP Certified
Building Excellence Awards Regional Finalist 2016


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