New associate for engineering firm Sutcliffe

Civil and structural engineering firm Sutcliffe adds new executive associate to its Liverpool team

Sutcliffe managing director Sean Keyes with executive associate Kate Watson


Chartered structural engineer Kate Watson has joined Liverpool civil and structural engineering firm Sutcliffe as an executive associate.

With more than 15 years of experience as a structural engineer, Kate has previously worked for a number of high-profile firms in London. These include Patrick Parsons and AKT, specialising in the residential sector and leading large teams.

At Sutcliffe she will be working with senior managers, on a number of multi-million pound projects including the Countess of Chester Hospital, Haywood Civic Centre and Touchstones Grade II refurbishment.

She will also be helping to oversee the development of the apprentices and younger members of the team.

“We are at a very important time right now, with the technological leaps that have been made in recent years, as well as the increasing threat of the climate crisis,” said Kate.

“As engineers we have the power to alter the impact on our world and environment, to drive forward new sustainable technology and methods of construction.”

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Having completed more than 32,000 jobs since 1985, Sutcliffe has secured a number of new project wins throughout the last 12 months.They represent more than £500m worth of construction work in the North of England.

Sean Keyes, managing director of Sutcliffe, added: “Huge advocates of equality and diversity in the workplace, Sutcliffe has a long and proud history of working with and unearthing the best female talent in the sector.

“With Kate bringing years of experience and on-site skill to the team, I have no doubt that she will help take us to the next level, as well as act as a role model for the females and males within the office and the industry.”

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