Alan White Design Announces Strategic Leadership Transition to Propel Future Growth


Alan White Design (AWD), a leading civil engineering consultancy known for its award-winning work in Temporary Works, Access Engineering, and Structural Design, is thrilled to announce significant changes to its leadership team. Euan Strathearn steps up as the new Managing Director, and Malachy Ryan transitions to the role of Strategy Director and Chair of the Board, effective April 2024.

This strategic development has been meticulously planned over the last two years, marking a natural progression for both leaders within the company. Euan Strathearn, having been with AWD for over 12 years since starting as a graduate engineer, is poised to steer the company towards new horizons. His promotion reflects his exceptional contribution and dedication to the firm's growth and success.

Malachy Ryan, in his new capacity, will focus on strengthening client relationships, business development, marketing, and representing AWD within the industry. His move enables a greater emphasis on strategic initiatives and long-term objectives, ensuring AWD continues to lead in innovation and client satisfaction. This change will allow both Malachy and Euan to better use their unique strengths to further the company.

Founded in 2000 by Alan White, AWD has established itself within the industry, winning numerous accolades, including the Millennium Product Award and the Institution of Structural Engineers Structural Award, AWD's reputation for delivering complex engineering solutions is unmatched. This leadership transition is set to further enhance the company's ability to provide unparalleled service and innovative solutions to its clients.

Malachy Ryan had this to say about the changes: "We thrive on delivering products that satisfy and inspire our clients. Our dynamic team of engineers offer our clients cross-fertilisation of engineering principles to produce bespoke, one-off designs. We take a holistic approach to engineering design which has become our trademark, associated with quality and professionalism, and this is what makes us unique and creates the foundation for our continued success."
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About Alan White Design
Alan White Design is an award-winning civil engineering consultancy with a focus on Temporary Works, Access Engineering, and Structural Design. From our base in Kilmarnock, we tackle industry-leading projects across the UK and beyond, delivering reliable, cost-effective, and innovative solutions tailored to each client's unique challenges.

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