Barry McAvoy. Ramboll

Barry McAvoy

Director, Buildings

T: +44 141 225 1000

““Building good relationships and trust with existing and new clients is crucial to our success. I am passionate about understanding a client’s brief and following that through with exceptional designs, especially when that means we can showcase our innovative solutions that contribute to a building’s sustainability”.”

Barry McAvoy is a Director within the Building Services Group of Ramboll in the UK. He joined the company as a Senior Engineer in 2007, and became a Director in 2015.

Barry is a Chartered Engineer and has worked in the industry for over 20 years. He has extensive experience in the design and specification of electrical systems for a variety of local and international projects; overseeing team management on a variety of multi-sector projects, and multi-discipline engineering staff.

He is a pragmatic and resourceful professional, who takes responsibility for the leadership and good management of fellow colleagues by leading by example to achieve success.

Barry has excellent practical knowledge of Building Services Engineering with particular expertise in spatial coordination of all design aspects, electrical technology and lighting design. With energy issues becoming an ever more global concern, Barry is conscious of how good engineering design can be fully utilised to reduce carbon emissions and promote energy efficient buildings.

Barry knows the importance of maintaining excellent relationships with clients and understanding their key drivers for stakeholder expectations and benefit realisation. Since joining Ramboll, Barry has worked on numerous high profile projects in all sectors from residential, commercial, retail, education, heritage, sports, healthcare and aviation.

Recently he has been based in the Middle East, to bolster our operations and growth in the region with business development for the global hotel market sector.

Recent projects

Carlton House Terrace refurbishment

The Grade I listed Carlton House Terrace is a six-storey stucco rendered building in central London. The freehold belongs to the Crown Estate. Classical in style, complete with Corinthian columns, it dates from 1827-32 and was designed by celebrated architect John Nash. Its historic fabric includes mahogany floorboards, marquetry inlay, hand-painted walls, cabinetry and chandeliers.

In line with the guidelines set out by the Crown Estate and English Heritage, we have worked with four international designers to create a series of modern residential apartments within this historic setting. We helped design living spaces that work around Nash's cantilevered staircases, banqueting rooms and portrait-viewing hallways.

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