Rod Macdonald

Rod Macdonald

Expert Engineer - Construction & Engineering Group
FICE, MInstRE, OBE (services to British Engineering)

rodmacdonald@spencer-west.com

mob: +44 (0)7802 161771

Specialisms: advises as an independent expert on all aspects of engineering, drawing on his vast experience as a leader in the construction and engineering field.



Rod has been Chairman of Buro Happold (6 years) and more recently Director of Mainmark Ground Engineering (UK) Ltd a specialist ground engineering contractor improving ground stability and lifting structures and permanent way using advanced digitally controlled grouting techniques.

He has been Chairman DBD Nuclear Consultancy (1 year), Past Chairman of the Association of Consultancy and Engineering (2 years), Chairman of RedR, Registered Engineers for Disaster Relief (6 years), Member of the Board of the Movement for Innovation, ReThinking Construction (4 years), Member of the 2012 Games Task Force (2 years). Chairman, ICE London Energy Panel (3 years), Chairman, ICE London Civil Engineering Awards Panel (4 years), Chairman of Runways UK Events Ltd (2 years), Director of Verbus International Ltd (CIMC-MBS) (7 years), Chairman Shaping Places Ltd (1 year), ACE Engineering Ambassador of the Year Award (2010) for contribution to the development and future of consultancy and engineering.

Rod is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Member of the Institution of Royal Engineers, Past Fellow, Institution of Structural Engineers, Past Fellow, Chartered Institution of Builders.