Graeme J Carr (Director)

MEng(Hons) CEng MIEE MCIBSE

 

Graeme Carr graduated from Queen Mary College, University of London in 1988.  During his four years at University he worked on a variety of hardware and software projects whilst on summer vacation secondments to sponsors at the Admiralty Underwater Weapons Research Establishment and at Marconi Communications.

Following graduation, he joined British Telecom as a Project Manager in their Data Networks Division where he worked for 15 months, initially setting up a project management system for a major new computer system.  Graeme then led an installation team on a programme of works to enhance data networks throughout 70 buildings to enable the new system to be implemented.

Graeme joined T. G. Armstrong & Partners in October 1989 in our Stevenage Office as an electrical engineer subsequently becoming involved with a wide variety of projects for various health authorities, the British Museum, the British Library, Richard Ellis, Pearl Assurance and other major Clients.

Graeme attained Chartered Engineer status in 1993 and was subsequently promoted to Associate Partner, before, in July 1997; he became a Partner in the Practice.

Graeme relocated to our Durham Office in 1999 and has subsequently undertaken the role of Project Partner on individual commissions for a range of Clients including a number of NHS Trusts, Newcastle, Durham, Leeds, York and Sunderland Universities, English Heritage, The British Museum, Beamish Museum, Durham City Council, Durham County Council, Sunderland City Council, Bowes Museum and a number of major design and build contractors including Shepherd Engineering Services and Bailey Building Services.

Graeme has developed a particular expertise associated with the design of electrical services within historic buildings.  He has substantial experience of projects in such buildings having been responsible for the detailed design and supervision of a series of projects at the British Museum in London over a 16 year period from 1994, including minor and major gallery refurbishments, archive storage and infrastructure development.

He has subsequently taken the role of Project Partner for our ongoing a framework agreement with the British Museum and has undertaken a similar role on direct appointments at Bowes Museum in County Durham, Chesters Roman Fort Museum in Northumberland, St Nicholas’ Cathedral in Newcastle, Iona Abbey and Museum in Scotland and within Durham Castle for Durham University.

Graeme is a CIBSE Assessor for Professional Review Interviews in the North East of England and is based in our Durham Office