Jonathan is a Chartered Civil Engineer possessing over 30 years of experience in working with both Private Sector and Public Sector clients solving technical property and infrastructure problems and providing specialist advice on transportation, flood, energy, utilities, infrastructure, drainage, CDM, water supply and project management.
Jonathan regularly acts as an expert witness specializing in Transport, Flood Risk, Drainage and general infrastructure provision. At the moment Jonathan is providing strategic advice in relation to the development of two new Garden Towns/Villages and has provided expert advice in relation to the delivery of a number of large scale residential and commercial developments across the UK
Jonathan is Managing Director of Create Consulting which he established in 2009 - a dynamic, new engineering and environmental consultancy providing support on all technical aspects of land and property development. Create’s successful combination of a wide range of experienced technical expertise coupled with a personal service is delivering practical engineering and environmental advice across the UK and is now actively seeking opportunities further afield.
Create’s multi-disciplinary approach to engineering and environmental consulting has brought it a number of prestigious national and local clients, resulting in Create successfully and rapidly increasing its turnover every year for the last 10 years. The company has established offices in Glasgow, Chelmsford, London and more recently Milton Keynes.
Create is working within the knowledge sector and puts sustainability at the heart of all it does, whether for clients or for itself. It is positioning itself to become a major business over the next few years and is committed to remaining in Norwich, with bespoke new premises that operate to the highest energy standards.
Jonathan is President of Norfolk Chamber of Commerce and holds sector responsibility for Transport, Planning and Construction as the Chair of the Chamber’s Planning & Development Group.
Jonathan is also the Norfolk Chamber Representative for the New Anglia LEP Transport Forum, a Board member of the New Anglia LEP Skills Board, and a founding Member of Building Growth Group which is the Construction Sector Group of the New Anglia LEP.
Jonathan has sat on the National Flood Risk Advisory Panel, and is an active campaigner for infrastructure improvements in the Norfolk Region.
Jonathan was enormously proud for Create to be awarded the accolade of the EDP Best New Business Award for 2011.