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

William Perkin High School

Containing 3,800 cubic metres of timber, the William Perkin High School is the largest cross laminated timber building in the UK.

Dalston Works

Dalston Works (previously known as Dalston Lane) is the largest Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) project globally, using more timber than any other scheme in the world by volume.

Open Academy, Norwich

At more than three times the size of its nearest rival, also engineered by Ramboll, the new-build Open Academy in Norwich was the largest cross-laminated timber panel structure in the country on completion. It uses more than 3,600 cu m of timber, is three storeys high...


240 Blackfriars Road
London SE1 8NW
United Kingdom
Tel:+44 20 7631 5291
Fax:+44 845 299 1610


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Ramboll UK Limited. Registered in England & Wales. Company registration no. 03659970. Registered office: 240 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8NW

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