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


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


Mark Weston


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.

Jake Nazha


Mark Jones

Associate Director

Mark has extensive experience over a 30-year career in many areas of the industry. During his early career Mark worked for the public sector responsible for the highway maintenance in Suffolk and larger commissions for the trunk road network in East Anglia. On moving into the private sector Mark is responsible for delivering new development through the planning process to construction. Having worked on numerous projects, the drive is making others aspiration, a reality. Outside of work, Mark will be found on the golf course.

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.

Tim Aston

Director, JMS Abacus

Tim is a Chartered Structural Engineer and Director of JMS Abacus, based in Loughborough. Having worked in the construction industry for over ten years, Tim combines a passion for delivering client focused solutions with particular experience in structural inspections, refurbishment and steel structures.

Joseph Staines

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.

Mark Rust


Mark is proud to have been a part of JMS London from the early stages, now running a small team in London's growing Mayfair division. During his career he has been fortunate to work on a large variety of structural forms in many sectors, from a hotel made from shipping containers to Shaftesbury Theatre's cor-ten fly tower extension; this being his personal highlight. His skills lie in concept design and divergent thinking. Being able to convey this to a projects design team a JMS strength overall.

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.

Bhavin Parmar


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.

Panagiotis Manios

Office Manager

Panos with a Master Degree in Structural and Civil Engineering and a MSc (Structural Eng.) in “Earthquake-Resistant Design of Structures” along with 14 years of experience in the design and construction of building structures and bridges, assessment of structures and construction supervision is responsible for the day to day running of the structural section of JMS Group in Greece, by analysing, designing, detailing and providing technical support with respect to structural designs in all common structural materials.

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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