John Nisbet. Ramboll

John Nisbet

Team Director

T: +44 7768 486 937

“"I enjoy challenging the norm and looking for innovative solutions that bring multiple benefits and add value to a project."”

John Nisbet is a Team Director within the Services Group of Ramboll in the UK. He joined consulting engineers Gifford (now Ramboll) in 1998 as a Senior Engineer, becoming an Associate in 2002 and a Director in 2013.

John has over 25 years of engineering experience, having previously worked for the United Kingdom Government (PSA) and a number of consultant organisations. He leads the Southampton Building Services Team, working on a range of projects and coordinating the input of his team with other design professionals.

John has a particular interest in low energy design and plays a major role in the integration of building sciences within the designed solution. He has a considerable portfolio of education projects, which includes the award winning Elm Court School in Lambeth. He acts as Project Lead on major schemes.

He is particularly skilled in Renewable Energy Technologies and low energy design solutions. He is also experienced in fostering a more collaborative approach to working with fellow professionals.

Recent projects

The Mersey Gateway - six lane toll bridge

Ramboll has played a significant role in the Mersey Gateway project, the central feature of the significant highway improvements between the M56 and Speke Road. It is a new six-lane cable-stayed tolled bridge across the Mersey Estuary between Runcorn and Widnes.

European Extremely Large Telescope

Located on top of Cerro Armazones in Chile, the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) will be the largest optical/infrared telescope in the world and will take telescope engineering into new territory. With a main mirror 39m in diameter, this ultra-advanced telescope will be housed in an enormous rotating dome 85m in diameter. When complete it will be be used to search for life on planets around other stars in the Milky Way.


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


Company registration

Company registration

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

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