Senior Partner Mike Allen is the current Chairman of Merge, a European network of Consulting Engineers with members in 14 countries. CampbellReith hosted this year’s annual conference in London at the Rubens at the Palace followed by a gala dinner at the Institution of Civil Engineers on the 28th of October.
The conference gathered members from all countries participating of the network, and some of the topics discussed included the state of the industry across Europe and staff career development best practice with examples from Holland, UK, Germany and Ireland.
Darren Byrne, from the Institution of Structural Engineers gave a presentation on the benefits of membership and the Global recognition of UK Chartered (CEng) Status.
The network allows the clients of all members to access consultancy advice from experts in the field throughout Europe. Joint projects between members include major metro train projects, aircraft testing facilities, internet headquarters, horse racing grandstands, automotive production facilities and major EU public buildings.