Tim Williams, BSC Hons, CEng, MICE – Managing Director 

staff-tim-williams.jpgTim joined Robert West in 1987.  Today, his role is to lead on business development for the company and realising the full potential of its employees.

During Tim’s tenure at Robert West, he has been responsible for securing a number of major framework agreements with Government and private organisations and overseeing their successful delivery.   

Tim still remains closely involved with the delivery of all projects at Robert West. He leads our infrastructure services particularly but adds value on many other projects through his wealth of experience that covers commercial and leisure based marine engineering, development and railways.  


Richard Lawrence, BEng Hons – Director

staff-richard-lawrence.jpgRichard joined Robert West in 2001 after spending the first chapter of his career designing high profile buildings in central London. His first role for us was to utilise his structural engineering skills as a designer on the Connect Enabling Works Project.   In the following years he increased his responsibilities, culminating in the Lead Design Engineer role for the project, overseeing this and other multi-discipline designs on behalf of London Underground.

He has since overseen a range of high-profile engineering projects, including numerous school expansions, residential housing schemes, railway control centres and station modernisation projects.  Highlights include Kings Cross Square, Docklands Light Railway Control Centre, West London Free School, Covent Garden Station Congestion Relief Project, the London Underground Advertising Upgrade, and the Charing Cross Station Platform Replacement Project.

Richard leads our property and rail engineering services, combining the Project Director role with a focus on client support and business development. 


Ann-Marie Shivnen, BA Hons, MRUP – Director

staff-ann-marie-illes.jpgAnn-Marie joined Robert West in 2009 and now leads the Transport Planning services. Her role is to develop new transport planning business through existing client relationships and introducing new clients to Robert West along with supporting the career development of staff within the Transport Planning team.

As a project director, Ann-Marie advises clients ranging from Government, Local Authorities, Contractors and Developers, to Project Managers, Building Surveyors, Architects and Planning Consultants. 

Ann-Marie brings over ten years of post-qualification experience that covers Transport Planning across residential, commercial, retail, education, leisure and mixed-use schemes. In particular Ann-Marie has provided Transport Planning advice in relation to a number of challenging education schemes.


Enrique de Faragó Botella, BSc, MSc - Director

staff-enrique.jpgEnrique is a Director responsible for overseeing the execution of our Marine engineering services, acting as project director. 

He has more than 20 years’ experience of managing work and studies at detail design level, ranging from Feasibility Studies, Conceptual and Basic designs, Detailed Projects scoping to technical issues, estimation of investment amounts as well as nautical and industrial risk analysis from both safety and security points of view.

He has experience in basic and detailed engineering developments for the construction of quay walls and marine terminals in various sectors such as: Solids, Bulks, Power and Chemicals. During the course of his career, Enrique has managed numerous international projects for high profile clients such as: SONATRACH, REPSOL, IRVING OIL, SHELL, ENAGAS, CEPSA, Gas Natural, BBG.

He is member of the Board of Directors of the PIANC Spanish Section.

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