Our team of design consultants is made up of experienced and degree-qualified civil, structural and architectural engineers. All design is checked by a Chartered Engineer to meet clients expectations and ensure quality, safety and economy.

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Fahed Maida

Civil Structural Engineer (BEng Civil Engineering, MSc Structural Engineering)

Fahed is a Chartered Structural Engineer with 20 years of engineering design experience. He is the director of Beta Design Consultants. He holds an MSc in Structural Engineering from City University of London and a BEng in Civil Engineering from Aleppo University.

  • Started on site as a Field Design Engineer for four years dealing with construction-related technical queries.
  • Joined a major consulting firm (AECOM) for three years working on the refurbishment and upgrade of large-scale projects including the assessment and upgrade of Imperial Chemical Works (now Syngenta) and the conversion of the iconic Dean Clough Mills to flats and offices.
  • Joined Bechtel for three years as a Senior Structural Engineer designing industrial and energy structures for seismic, blast, dynamic and extreme loading. He was responsible for the successful design and coordination with Field Engineers on large scale steel and concrete structures.
  • Set up the company in London in 2009, he has provided civil/structural consultant services on residential, commercial and industrial projects. Clients that have used Beta services include BP, DNV GL, KBR, Mustang, Bechtel, Reg Vardy, Cooperative Housing associations, Commercial and Residential Estate Agents and numerous contractors, steel fabricators and residential clients.

Fahed has a special interest in the assessment, refurbishment and alteration of existing/historic buildings. His portfolio includes a research project on the iconic London Smithfield Market, the conversion of Industrial Victorian Mills into mixed use residential/commercial development and the refurbishment of Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) Works.

On a personal note, Fahed was born in Syria (Hasake). He is married and has two children. He loves playing tennis and skiing .

Maes Esber

Maes Esber

Architectural Engineer (BArch)

Maes is an Architectural Engineer with five years of design experience. She is a partner in the company. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering from the University of Homs, Syria.
Before joining the company, Maes worked as a design engineer in the Middle East for a year where she worked on the architectural design of two multi-storey residential buildings. Since joining Beta Design Consultants, Maes has worked on the conceptual and detailed design of new houses, new flats, converted flats, loft conversions and house extensions. She has also worked on the modification of commercial buildings. Maes is responsible for leading projects from initial meetings with the clients to final drawings. Her experience in various stages of the buildings is a true asset to the company as she prepares construction method statements, temporary works drawings, and when supervising works on site. Maes has a special interest in the habitable space. She places great emphasis on the efficient use of space to suit the daily needs of the modern lifestyle.
On a personal note, Maes was born in Syria (Homs). Her passion is walking the alleys of the Middle East’s old towns (Damascus, Homs, Hama, Aleppo, Cairo, Alexandria, Beirut, Istanbul). Maes is married and has two children.

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Eleftherios Karpozilos

Civil Structural Engineer (BEng, MSc)

Eleftherios joined Beta Design Consultants after graduating with a Master’s in Civil Engineering from the University of East London. Prior to studying for his masters, he completed his bachelor’s degree BEng in Civil Engineering at the University of Greenwich.
Eleftherios background and studies of piling, retaining walls, deep foundations and slope stability is a real asset for the company. He enjoys keeping up-to-date with various civil and structural engineering analysis softwares such as SCiA Engineer, Oasis Packages, Trimble Programmes (Tedds, TSD and Tekla). He is passionate about researching the subject from the basics and applying his engineering knowledge to problems that arise on site. Since joining the company, he has worked on residential buildings and basements, commercial buildings as well as industrial buildings. He is responsible for dealing with two key clients and has recently completed the design of three data centre projects including the design of modular racks for seismic loading using the Eurocodes and the American Codes (AISC LRFD and ASCI 07-10).
On a personal note, Eleftherios is from North Greece and it is no surprise he thinks it the most beautiful part in Greece. His favourite holiday spot is the Halkidiki peninsula. His father is also a Civil Engineer and he is very passionate about his civil engineer career.

Worood Al Rawi

Worood Al-Rawi

Architectural Engineer (BArch)

Worood holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering from the University of Baghdad. She is an Architectural Engineer with four years design experience in residential, commercial, industrial, exhibition stands and leisure projects.
Worood’s knowledge of buildings design in various sectors is a real asset to the company. She is working on the design of residential, industrial, public and commercial buildings. She has completed the design of many planning applications and permitted developments including new housing, conversions to flats and lofts/extensions. She prepares construction method statements, technical specifications, temporary works drawings, contracts and also takes part in site supervision. Worood is interested in the whole cycle of building design so she takes a leading role in the preparation of buildings regulations packages including details of structural drawings, insulation, drainage and fire safety.
On a personal note, Worood is Married and has one son. She loves cooking, dining and exploring new places. She is most passionate about her hometown Baghdad and the architecture of its old buildings and public squares.

Kristina Sadikaj

Kristina Sadikaj

Civil Structural Engineer (MEng)

Kristina joined Beta Design Consultants after completing her Master’s degree in Civil and Structural Engineering at Democritus University of Thrace, Greece.
Her knowledge of seismic analysis and earthquake-resistant buildings design is a great asset to our expanding service of advanced structural design. Her familiarity with the use of Fibre-Reinforced Polymers to strengthen and upgrade existing concrete buildings was put into good use on a recent project. She is working on the design of residential buildings in timber, masonry, steel and concrete. Her achievements since joining Beta Design Consultants include the design of two extensions, the design of a huge loft for a detached property in timber, the design of an RC circular staircase, the analysis of a three-storey steel structure using SCiA and the design of steel connections using Idea Statica.
On a personal note, Kristina speaks Greek, German, Albanian. She loves exploring new places and is enjoying calling London her new home.

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Sonia Sunwar

BIM Structural Engineer (MEng)

Sonia joined Beta Design Consultants after completing her Master’s degree in Structural Engineering at City University of London.
Sonia is passionate about BIM and digital tools so she is responsible for developing the company’s digital design workflows. She uses SCiA, Tekla, Idea Statica and other BIM tools to ensure efficient flow of the design from the concept stage, through analysis and then to detailed modelling for construction, manufacturing and fabrication. Recent examples of such efficient workflow include the use of client/architect models built in Solidworks or Revit, analysis in SCiA, export to Idea Statica for steel connection design, export to Tekla for rebar detailing and preparation of shop drawings (for steel fabrication).
On a personal note, Sonia loves digital photography, walking, travelling and exploring new places. She also loves international cooking and sports such as table tennis and basketball.

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Wisdom Agbey

Consulting Structural Engineer (B.Sc. (Hons)(Eng), M.Sc. CEng, MIStructE)

Wisdom is a highly skilled and a Chartered Structural Engineer with over 20 years of engineering design & fabrication experience. Wisdom holds an M.Sc. in Structural Engineering and Material Science from Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany. Wisdom’s experience spans across both the built environment and the oil & gas industry. He has worked with major industry players like Zerna Kopper & Partners Germany, AECOM UK, SLP Engineering Ltd, UK. (now Sembmarine SLP), Aquaterra Energy UK, CB&I UK, Kellog Brown & Root (KBR) UK and Petrofac EPS West. He has acted managed design teams across multi-billion industrial and energy projects. His portfolio includes the structural assessment and upgrade design for the historic Imperial Chemical Industries works in Huddersfield (now Syngenta), Front End Engineering Design (FEED), analysis & design of numerous oil & gas platforms for major clients like Total, Chevron, BP, ConocoPhilips, Tullow Oil, Hess/Dragodos, etc. His speciality includes design of Conductor supported platforms, Topsides for FPSOs, Link Bridges, Living Quarters, Process modules, Vent Stacks and Jackets. Wisdom acts as a consulting structural engineer for Beta Structural Engineering. He is a Chartered Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers (London). On a personal note, Wisdom is married and has three children.

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