Chris Roberts

Company Adviser 

Steve set up the company in 2000 and has successfully maintained and managed a full team working on numerous projects. Steve stepped down from his role as Managing Director in October 2018, and remains on hand for specialist projects and support.

Sharon Sutcliffe 

Company Adviser

​Sharon has developed the company alongside Steve and overseen Finance and Administration Support for the company since its origin. Sharon stepped down into a support role in October 2018.

Joseph Glenton
​BSc (Hons) EngTech LCIBSE LCEA

Paul Janaway

Mechanical Engineer

Chris joined Sutcliffe Consulting Engineers in May 2019 working within the sector for several years. Chris is responsible for the design and undertaking of various projects and works within the Mechanical Section. 

Ruth Raynor 

BA (Hons)


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Administration & Finance

PA to Richard Farrow & QA Manager

​Ruth has been a member of our team since 2010. She developed her position and was promoted to PA in June 2015. Ruth recently completed a SAGE training course and a Level 2 in Business Administration.

Engineering Technician

Kieran joined our Mechanical department following a successful interview through our Apprenticeship scheme in July 2017. He is currently developing his skills in Building Services design and Energy Assessment. 

Kieran Welsh

Intermediate Mechanical Engineer

Since joining Sutcliffe Consulting, Joe has completed his degree in Building Services Engineering, undertaken REVIT MEP training and has now progressed onto a Masters in Building Services Engineering. He recently became a Low Carbon Consultant.

Senior Electrical Engineer

Richard rejoined us in June following working for a prestigious Steel work company. He assists with the running of the Electrical team and runs projects of his own from concept to completion.

Richard Foster

BSc (Hons) IEng ACIBSE


​James has progressed from Engineer to his recent promotion of Associate Director from years of dedication to the company. He manages the Electrical Section and has undertaken many projects.

James Nicholson 

BSc (Hons) IEng ACIBSE  

Managing Director​​

Richard became a Director of the company in June 2014 following 8 years of commitment to the company. He manages the Mechanical Section and undertakes many projects in various sectors. 

Richard Farrow ​
​MEng (Hons) ​ACIBSE

About ​Our Team:

We employ qualified Engineers from Technician grade through to Chartered Engineer Status ensuring that  the necessary staff resources are available to satisfy all our Client's requirements. All staff are encouraged to progress and develop their own careers through project experience, training, continuing professional development (CPD) and studying for further qualifications ultimately presenting all staff with the opportunity to work towards CIBSE Chartership Status.
As Building Services Engineering has a shortage in our area for skilled individuals we develop good rapour with colleges/universities to send our staff to College to gain qualifications and expand their skill-set. ​

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Gary joined Sutcliffe Consulting Engineers in May 2018 after 10 years experience in the industry. As an Intermediate Mechanical Engineer he is responsible for the design and undertaking of various projects.

​​​​Stephen Sutcliffe



Paul joined us in September 2017 as an Associate Electrical Engineer. With many years experience in Building Services Engineering he is a welcome addition to the team.

Our Team

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Gary Crawforth
BSc (Hons)