Watkins Payne operates out of 2 locations with over 60 employees. The practice employs Building Services engineers, CAD / Revit staff, secretarial staff, technical / admin clerks and accounts personnel. Our reputation and success has been built on a philosophy of Partner and Associate project involvement from project inception to practical completion.
There are currently a total of 9 Partners and Associates that creates a high senior management to staff ratio, which we consider essential to adhere to our ethos. This level of engineering commitment also ensures appropriate standards of engineering innovation and integration of commercially viable building services solutions. The drive and enthusiasm from senior management maintain our relationship as a pro-active member of the design team.
James began his career at Watkins Payne as a Graduate Engineer in October 2011 before coming a Senior Engineer in January 2016. He became an associate in January 2021.
James has lead a variety of projects from large scale commercial and residential projects to much smaller scale refurbishments and mixed use schemes in his time at Watkins Payne. He has extensive knowledge of energy modelling, SAP assessments and renewable energy technologies and understands the importance of reducing energy use in office and residential buildings alike.
As a keen sports fan he likes to keep up to date with pretty much everything from football to formula 1 and most weekends can be found on the golf course.
- MEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from University of Leeds
- CEng with Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)