ABOUT US

WHO WE ARE

Formed in 2004 by Dan Fordham, Fordham Consulting Ltd is a firm of Structural Engineering Consultants based in Cambridge. Our team has a wide range of experiences allowing us to have a diverse set of viewpoints. Our flexible and open approach to solutions mean we have built a long standing customer base across East Anglia, London and the South East. We offer a wide range of services to suit the varying needs of our customers, whether they are domestic clients, developers, Architects, contractors and even artists.

MEET OUR TEAM

Dan Fordham

Founder

Dan is a Chartered Structural Engineer, member of The Institution of Structural Engineers and Fellow of The Chartered Association of Building Engineers. He sits on several panels with both associations; is the Vice-Chair of the Membership and Professional Standards Committee with CABE; and has been accepted as a Board Member of CABE in 2020. With over 25 years in the construction industry, Dan has extensive experience in the Residential and Domestic sectors and enjoys the complex and quirky problems.

Chloe Rush

Office Manager

Chloe joined FCL in November 2018 to manage the office administration. She has since gone on to overseeing the HR responsibilities, company policies and health & safety. Chloe has a strong background in Administration and has previously worked in the Pharmaceutical and building industries.

Elena Rubio Mota

Structural Engineer

Elena joined F.C.L In September 2019. She holds a degree in Building Structural Engineering and Management from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain. With three years’ experience working as a site engineer and manager in the new construction of bespoke buildings, deep drainage and general infrastructure works. With two years working for Cambridgeshire Highways in the design and analysis of historical and new highways structures, specialising in bridges and big culverts. Now back to her roots working in the building industry with FCL, focusing in the residential sector and working towards becoming chartered with the ISTructE.

Dimitrios Kalpakis

Structural Engineer

Dimitrios joined FCL in July 2018. Previously he worked for a Structural Engineering Consultancy focussing on residential buildings. He studied Environmental & Civil Engineering at Democritus University of Thrace in Greece and then moved to the UK for a MSc degree in UCL Construction Economics & Management. Dimitrios is a chartered member of the Technical Chamber of Greece and Graduate Member of ICE.

Rodoula Georgala

Structural Engineer

Rodoula joined F.C.L in July 2017. She is a Civil and Structural Engineer, specializing in building structures, with more than 10 years of experience in both the private and public sectors. She graduated from the Democritus University of Thrace with a M.Sc. degree in the design of reinforced concrete, following her degree in Civil Engineering. Her experience involves structural design and complex detail drawings for RC public buildings, e.g. educational, civic, listed, as well as residential private works. Since being with F.C.L Rodoula has been involved in a variety of domestic and residential projects, from major structural alterations and loft conversions to house extensions and new build houses.

Nick Mitchell

CAD Technician

Nick joined F.C.L 2021. Previous to joining, Nick did a diploma in Construction and Built Environment. He then went onto working for an architectural company where he completed a HNC in Construction at Peterborough Regional College. Nick has worked in architecture since 2013 but has now made the change into structural engineering.

Deepthi Rakesh Choorikkadu

CAD Technician

Deepthi joined F.C.L in August 2021.She holds a degree in Civil Engineering from India. Previously she worked for construction companies in India and UAE in multidisciplinary roles.