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The Team

Our team shares a wealth of technical engineering experience from complex environments and works with clients to maximise compliance, safety and performance.

Why chose us to work with you? As a team we have over 40 years of combined experience navigating complex environments with multiple stakeholders. Every stakeholder is affected differently by the project and work brief, and we take the time to identify, map out and understand their unique standpoint.

The ability to remain flexible working in live environments is critical to the success of our projects. Expert communication skills help us deliver the project successfully, identifying stakeholders and managing their requirements and expectations.

Tom Cawston

Tom Cawston

MIET (CompEx 01-04, 12, 14)

A proven manager of technical and complex programmes of work within critical environments. Tom has developed his capabilities in the field of electrical engineering over the past decade, specializing in Hazardous Areas, Process and Control, Instrumentation and BMS infrastructures. During this time, Tom has gained the ability and competencies to design, install, and certify installations in commercial, industrial, and hazardous area locations – with years of service industry experience, Tom is also capable of holistic maintenance and management of systems within these industries.

Tom now consults & manages multiple projects and programmes of work with a focus on client satisfaction and project lifecycle compliance. Just some satisfied stakeholders of Toms projects include Shell UK, Valero Energy, Puma Energy, Wessex Water, A-gas, Tincknell Fuels, Sweets Fuels, Chemring Countermeasures, Roke, Bouygues UK & Skanska, as well as prestigious sites belonging to the NHS, BBC, DIO, DEFRA and more.


Alex Hunt


A commercially focussed engineer with an expertise in simplifying complex problems and implementing strategies that fit into the bigger picture. Alex was apprenticed in marine engineering covering all aspects of marine environments before undertaking a degree in building services engineering and post graduate study in engineering cost management.

Through working at a FTSE100 company delivering Facilities Management services in some of the most challenging and complex environments, Alex  offers depth in the area of consultancy to provide expert advice taking responsibility for whole life cycles of assets, facilities and estates.

Alex heads up the technical & cost consulting side of the business and works with Clients to find a strategic solution that balances cost, commercial considerations and client needs into an executable plan.


Gareth Hunt


An experienced Project Management Director in the Facilities Management industry with engineering at heart ensuring a balanced approach to the delivery. Gareth enjoys taking a hands-on approach working on projects across all sectors, typically defence, education and healthcare to really understand stakeholders.

Successfully leading and managing projects from start to finish both in the UK and across Europe for a major international company, Gareth ensured all technical and commercial aspects to deliver safe and client centred results.

Previous positions within energy and sustainability, health and safety and life cycle planning disciplines ensure these considerations are placed at the top of the agenda for managing projects to guarantee that time, money and resources are used the most effectively –  pivotal to many successful projects.

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