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  • To build long term relationships with our clients
  • Meet and exceed our clients’ needs and expectations
  • Encourage and enthuse future engineers.

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Jonathan Parker – Company Managing Director

Qualifications: BEng (with First Class Hons)

Jonathan has nearly 40 years experience in structural consultancy across a wide range of sectors such as: Education, Commercial, Residential and Public Sector including Design and Build projects with major contractors.
He became company managing director in January 2010.

As well as having overall responsibility as managing director, Jonathan is a “hands on” principal projects engineer responsible for structural design in all forms of construction such as structural steelwork, reinforced concrete and load bearing masonry and additionally specialises in timber frame design.

Jonathan also has considerable experience in the design of all forms of temporary works, from complex propping and facade retention schemes to working platforms and crane stability designs.

As an active amd commited STEM ambassador, Jonathan regularly visits schools, college and universities to promote and inspire students into a career in strucural and civil engineering. 

When time permits, he enjoys both watching and playing football, listening to live music and has a real passion for angling. More recently he has had to step up to the role of grandfather which is a whole new experience!


Stephen Staines – Director

Qualifications: BEng (Hons) CEng MIStructE

Stephen has been a Chartered Structural Engineer for over 20 years and is a Director at Morrish and Partners. Before joining Morrish  and Partners he was a director at Richard Jackson. With over 30 years’ experience within the construction industry working mainly in the private and for a short time in the public sectors on a wide variety of projects in Education, Commercial, Residential, Retail with new build, refurbishment and conversion.

To support the companies strive with sustainability Stephen cycles to work (weather permitting). 



Nathan Parker – Associate Director

Qualifications: BSc (Hons) MSc

Nathan, since starting at Morrish in July 2005, has gained structural engineering experience in the construction industry working on commercial and residential new builds, conversions, refurbishments & extensions and also industrial buildings. Nathan is usually the first port of call for all new enquiries; and he is also responsible for Quality Assurance within the company to ensure a consistent and very high standard of work.

He is an active STEM Ambassador, working with local schools and colleges promoting the structural engineering career. Nathan is on the Institution of Civil Engineers Suffolk Branch committee upon which he is the School Liaison Officer.

Graduated from University of East London with a Distinction in MSc in Structural Engineering in 2019, where he also won a national concrete student design competition, organised by the Concrete Centre.

Nathan had to hang up his football boots due to a reoccuring knee problem, but when he is not in the office he likes to spend as much time with his Fiance and there dogs, as well as following ITFC through the deeps of League 1!

DanDaniel Aitken – Structural Engineer

Qualifications: BEng CEng MIStructE

Daniel gained his status as a Chartered Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers in 2014 and joined Morrish in 2017.

He has worked on a wide range of structural projects from small domestic extensions to eighteen months as an On-site Structural Engineer for the Heathrow Terminal 2A building. Extensive experience has been gained designing concrete and steel frame buildings, temporary works, load bearing masonry buildings etc. Clients have included Tesco, Mcdonalds, Greenwich University, Debenhams and many others.


BenBen Duhigg – Technician

After spending an afternoon a week in the office obtaining work experience, Ben started with the company in September 2015 under a training agreement with Morrish Consulting Engineers. He works under the company’s more senior, experienced engineers to produce CAD drawings for various ongoing projects, as well as general office duties.

Currently, Ben is on the verge of completing his BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Civil Engineering part time at City College Norwich and will progress to a HND course in Civil Engineering in September. This will then feed into a part-time degree in the future.

He also enjoys to slappa da bass, copious amounts of sugar in his coffee and embarrassing himself at Christmas parties. 

JosephJoseph Rolph – Technician

Joseph joined in July of 2018, he currently works as a technician under a training agreement to reach a BEng (Hons) at the University Of East London. Working with experienced engineers Joseph will be providing drafting support on various projects using CAD software. Having just finished college and now moving on to a part-time University degree, Joseph is looking forward to his future within the company.

When he’s not at work gaining battle scars from paper, he can usually be found listening to music and trying to get fit, only to lose progress with office foods and teas.  



JamesJames Bowers – Technician

James started at Morrish in August in 2017 obtaining work experience for a morning each week alongside his studies at West Suffolk College.  Joining the team in June 2018, as an apprentice technician, James works alongside senior engineers helping to produce CAD drawings. James will complete his engineering diploma whilst working in the office two days a week, leading into a part time BEng (Hons) degree which Morrish will support.

On weekends James stewards at local motocross events, and much to the dislike of his mother he’s saving up for a dirtbike.



MarieMarie Shinn – Administration/Accounts 

Marie helps to take care of us all and is responsible for helping with the day to day running of the office, looking after the accounts and supplying everyone with copious amounts of coffee!

When Marie is not at the office, she is busy getting her hands dirty down on her allotment whilst also trying to replace the occasional office treat with a something slighly healthier... with limited results!





Robert Price – Consultant

Qualifications: CEng MIStructE

Robert has over 50 years’ experience as a consulting engineer across all sectors of the construction industry including commercial, residential, education, health and is responsible for structural design and advice including listed and historic buildings, refurbishments, conversions, basement design and in addition specialises in scaffold design and temporary works. Robert also acts as an expert witness on structural matters including subsidence.
Robert has numerous long standing relationships with local companies i.e. Greene King, Design & build contractors, Local Authorities and religious establishments.