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Ellis + Moore are delighted to announce that three of our Senior Engineers have now been appointed as Associates.



Kamal Matin

Kamal has over 21 years of experience as a structural engineer within Ellis and Moore, having joined the practice as a graduate engineer in 1997. As a Senior Engineer, Kamal oversaw a variety of projects and supervised project teams made up of design and graduate engineers, civil engineers and design technicians. In his role he is responsible for the design and refurbishment of new  build projects across the breath of the construction industry including commercial, residential, institutional and healthcare. He oversees the preparation of feasibility schemes and structural reports on refurbishment and repair contracts.

Kamal has successfully led our team in the design and delivery of Phase 1 of Peabody’s £150m redevelopment of their Clapham Junction Estate and is currently progressing the Phase 2 design to construction status.




Alexander Byron Bezas

Alex graduated in 2003, finishing his second Master’s degree in structural engineering and has since worked in consulting engineering practices in the UK for nine years and in continental Europe for four years. After a spell with us as a Graduate Engineer, he rejoined Ellis & Moore in 2013.

Alex’s experience has included working on a variety of educational, commercial, residential and railway developments throughout the UK and also on site, primarily on large power plant structures in Europe.

During his time at Ellis & Moore, Alex has worked on a range of projects for public and private clients including housing, retail, leisure, industrial and commercial facilities. As a senior engineer, he managed a variety of projects ranging from small specialist renovations and installations through to multi-storey, multi-million pound frames in steel and concrete.

He works with a wide range of clients, including housing associations, private developers, design and build contractors, and has developed a niche in undertaking specialist steelwork design in the airport sector.

Alex has extensive experience in 3D modelling and Finite Elements analysis with particular focus on implementation of advanced analytical designs involving non-linearities, in steelwork design and detailing and also in concrete and soil-structure interaction.




Christiana Papamichael

Christiana has over 20 years experience as a structural engineer and joined the practice originally in 2000 as a Graduate Engineer before rising to become a Senior Engineer. In 2004 she moved abroad to work on the project management and delivery on site of various projects in Cyprus. She returned to the practice in 2015.  As a Senior Engineer, Christiana runs a variety of projects including, at the present time, the refurbishment of existing buildings and the design of new build residential developments.

Christiana has established herself as one of the principal points of contact for our Building Defects team and through her responsive and insightful reporting, has developed long term relationships with a number of Social Housing providers and Contractors in this field.



Founded in 1977, Ellis and Moore is an award winning structural and civil engineering practice, that delivers enterprising and coherent design solutions on behalf of a spectrum of clients. We are experienced in handling large, complex and challenging projects as well as working on intricate and innovative structures in the new build and refurbishment market. We are client-driven in our approach to our work. Our clients range from corporate organisations, private developers and institutional investors to local authorities, influential architects, design & build contractors and housing associations. We ensure the quality and integrity of our engineering skills and services through resourcefulness, competence and team strength. Since our formation, the practice has grown from strength to strength and now provides a wide portfolio of skills and services. We have built a reputation for collaborative working with some of the top architectural practices in the country on challenging award winning building structures. Ellis and Moore remains an independent practice with approximately 30 members of staff.


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Lachlan McDonald

Lachlan joined the practice in 1978, a year after foundation. Early work with a local authority involved the design of motorway bridges in Scotland followed by the design and detailing in all structural materials of a wide variety of building projects. Lachlan was Resident Engineer for a period of three years on a large housing project in London involving reinforced concrete and loadbearing brickwork. Since 1973 Lachlan has been involved in the design and detailing of large precast structures, in situ structures in the Middle East including some heavy civil engineering. In recent years he has concentrated on the design of new buildings and refurbishment projects in London. More recently Lachlan has led the practice in the development of sustainable construction, use of reclaimed materials and timber frame cassette system construction.





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Harry Mourdjis

Harry became a partner (now a director) at Ellis and Moore in 1998 having joined the practice in 1990. He has in excess of 30 years hands-on experience in design, detailing and project management as a Consultant Engineer. His experience includes refurbishment and new build projects as well as structural condition surveys, feasibility and pre-planning studies. He has dealt successfully with challenging brown-field sites incorporating underground tunnels, over-ground railways, canals & public sewers and is conversant with their respective requirements and procedures. His wide-ranging experience encompasses most building types including retail, residential, offices, industrial health care and educational buildings.  Since 2003 Harry has also been responsible for the Practice Finances.




Philip Deane

Phil graduated in 1985 and has since worked in Consulting Engineering practices in the UK and Australia. He joined Ellis and Moore in 1994 and became an Associate in 1997, Partner in 2003 and latterly a Director in 2011. Since joining, Phil has worked on a range of projects for public and private clients including housing, retail, leisure and commercial facilities.


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