Acoustics and vibration expert with over 30 years’ experience. MEng in Engineering, Acoustics and Vibration, Fellow of the Institute of Acoustics and Board member of the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC, Chair 2010-12), Defra Neighbourhood Noise Strategy Expert Group (2005). Advanced Practitioner Award in Expert Witness Evidence (APAEWE) 2021.
Has provided acoustic consultancy services for construction projects in Europe (UK, Germany, Holland, Ireland, Spain), Dubai, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.
Has prepared expert witness reports including for the High Court of Justice Business and Property Courts of England and Wales Commercial Court (“QBD”) and has been cross examined.
I specialise in the following areas:
PAVA systems speech intelligibility.
Heating and Ventilation (HVAC) noise and vibration.
Demolition and construction noise and vibration.
Wind/movement generated noise in high rise buildings (creaking).
Environmental Noise Impact Assessment.
Compliance with acoustic, noise and vibration Planning and Employer’s Requirements in construction projects.
Client Monitoring Team for construction projects.
Sound insulation in residential, hotel and commercial buildings.
Performance and entertainment venues – Reverberation, room acoustics and sound insulation.
Entertainment and music noise – festivals and concerts.
Railway noise and vibration prediction – from underground and surface trains.
Aircraft noise prediction
Noise at work assessment.