1.    Family name:                  Fotiadis          

2.    First names:                    Lazaros

3.    Date of birth:                   30/06/1981

4.    Nationality:                      Greek

5.    Education:

Institution: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Date:     From (month/year): To (month/year):     2005 November 1999 July 2005
Degree obtained: Diploma in Civil Engineering
Institution: University of Manchester, UK
Date:   From (month/year): To (month/year):             2007 September 2006 September 2007
Degree obtained: MSc Construction Project Management

6.    Language skills:

Language Reading Speaking Writing
Greek 5 5 5
English 5 5 5

7.    Membership of professional bodies:

  • Member of the Technical Chamber of Greece (obtained 2008)
  • Eur.Ing, FEANI (obtained 2009)
  • CEng MICE, Institution of Civil Engineers, UK (obtained 2013)
  • MIStructE, Institution of Structural Engineers, UK (obtained 2017)
  • PMP, Project Management Institute (obtained 2019)

8.    Other skills: (e.g. Computer literacy, etc.)

  • Finite element software: FEM Strusoft, LUSAS, Midas, Plaxis 2D
  • Design Software Packages: Tekla Tedds, Graitec Supersuite, WALLAP, Oasys, ABD, STAAD,
  • Autodesk DWG Trueview, Naviswork Viewer
  • MS Office suite

9.         Present position:

Structural Engineer at Penelis Consulting Engineers SA

10. Years of professional experience

Seventeen (17)

11.       Key Qualifications:              

Lazaros is a Civil/Structural Engineer with 17 years of outstanding experience in the construction industry. Throughout his experience, Lazaros has demonstrated application of best engineering practice, technical expertise as well as strong managerial and leadership attributes. Lazaros is involved in the project and design management and playing influential role in the conceptual and detailed design development of bridges and structures including temporary works, deep basements on a variety of civil/structural engineering schemes as well as on multidisciplinary projects.

12.  Professional Experience:

03/2024 – Present Penelis Consulting Engineers SA – Structural Engineer
03/2024 – Present SNFHI, (Stavros Niarchos Foundation Hospitals Initiative), Thessaloniki & Komotini, Greece Structural Engineer responsible for Construction Support for the Thessaloniki and Komotini Hospitals
2014 – 2024     Waterman Infrastructure & Environment Ltd Senior Associate Director
2023 – Present: ICL Western Infrastructure Delivery Plan Area A – Careys: Bridge Engineer (Technical Lead) responsible for Stage 5 design of a single span steel/concrete composite integral highway bridge over the LUL Central Line, London, UK
2023 SCS (HS2) Nash Lee Temporary Highway Bridge –: Bridge Engineer responsible for the Independent Check of the substructure supporting a 50m long metal temporary highway bridge designed by specialist manufacturer
2023 Colwick Fish pass – Jacksons Civil Engineering: Detailed Design of ground bearing slab supporting lifting gantry over fish pass and independent check of various steel canal stoplogs (span up to 12m retaining height approx. 7m hydrostatic pressure)
2022 Grove Road Northfleet Harbor – Balfour Beatty: Structural Engineer (Discipline Lead) responsible for outline and detailed design of 2No steel promontories over the Northfleet harbor walls and landscaping structures on the Thames esplanade (flood defense wall). Assessment and strengthening works for raising the flood defense wall and assessment of existing harbor walls. 
2020-2022 Mersey Rail Platform Extensions – Story Contracting: Civils CRE responsible for outline and detailed design of platform extensions of 7No Mersey Rail Stations, Liverpool, UK 
2020-2021 Canara Water Masterplan – Galldris: Responsible for the design of 80m long gabion basket temporary retaining wall and permanent RC retaining walls on ground bearing or piled foundations supporting proposed construction access road and future pedestrian access road adjacent to the Dock Offices, the existing Petrol Station and former Police Station. London, UK
2019-2020 Brent Cross South Enabling Works Package – BAM Nuttall: Lead Engineer (Civil / Structures): Responsible for the detailed design of a 200m long contiguous pile wall to allow excavation for plot developments combined basement. Also responsible for the design of haul road using reinforced earth. Road is connecting the main site with the tracks on an embankment at higher level. London, UK
2019-2020 One Centenary Way, Birmingham – Sir Robert McAlpine: Cat III Independent Check Assessment Engineer: Responsible for the independent Assessment of Queensway and Ratcliffe Cut & Cover RC Tunnels (Permanent & Temporary Stages)
2018-2019 Purfleet Regeneration Scheme – PCRL: Design Engineer (Civil Structures / Bridges) Construction of combined basement for building plots, new river wall, new highway bridge over the tracks, new pedestrian bridge over the tracks and construction of new railway station, London, UK
2018-2019 Shuttlesworth Road – Wates: Lead Engineer (CRE): The scheme involves removal of part of the NR embankment and construction of sheet piled wall at the lower side of the embankment, London UK
2016-2020 Feltham High Street Road Widening Scheme – London Borough of Hounslow: Lead Engineer (CRE): Responsible for the conceptual and detailed design of 2Nos widening single span highway integral RC bridges over Longford River. Design of sheet piled wall supporting the highway and conceptual and detailed design of 32m single span Steel Modified Warren Truss half-through footbridge over railway lines.
2018 Scarborough Bridge – AECOM: Lead Checker Bridge Engineer: Responsible for independent check of 2-span (23m each) pedestrian steel plate box girder footbridge spanning over River Ouse in York, UK
2018 K1 Knightsbridge – Skanska: Independent Check Engineer: Responsible for checking of Temporary works (structural elements) supporting deep (3-level) basement excavation in close proximity to London Underground Knightsbridge Station
2017-2018 South Sebastopol Highway Bridge – Taylor Whimpey: Lead Bridge Engineer: Responsible for the feasibility, preliminary and detailed design of RC single span highway integral bridge over Ravine, Cwmbran, Wales
2017 Twickenham Railway Station Redevelopment- Osbourne: Lead Engineer responsible for undertaking Cat 2 check of proposed building substructure, ground movement analysis for the development, track impact assessment, design of various temporary works and inspection of existing 5 span bridge over railway tracks
2016 Oxford Westgate Shopping Centre – Westgate Alliance: Design Engineer (Bridges & Structures): Responsible for the conceptual and detailed design of 15Nos steelwork pedestrian link bridges of various spans, widths and structural formations. Also responsible for Building Substructure Independent Check.
2015 Paradise Development Birmingham – Carillion Plc: Independent Check Assessment Engineer: Responsible for the independent Assessment of Queensway and Ratcliffe Cut & Cover Tunnels (Permanent & Temporary Stages)
2014-2018 Civil / Structural Engineer: Working on various design schemes responsible for liaising with third parties (Network Rail, Crossrail, London Underground, Thames Water) to secure project acceptance. Developments including residential and commercial buildings with multi-level basements. Responsibilities include independent Cat II & Cat III superstructure and substructure design checks and where appropriate ground movement analysis and impact assessments. Projects include: Clarges Development, Tara Arts Centre, The Atlas (Lambeth Road), Bart’s Sq. Development, Charterhouse Square Refurbishment.
2007 –  2014     Atkins Rail – Senior Engineer
2014 Crossrail NE – Network Rail / Crossrail: Structures Lead Engineer: Inspection of footbridges and site supervision geotechnical and structural investigations during possessions (GRIP 4). Design coordination (GRIP 5).
2014 Birmingham Gateway (New Street Station) – Network Rail: Design Engineer: Responsible for designing various structures and carrying out various design checks (permanent and temporary works) in the form of ERIs (Employer Representative Instructions).
2013 Custom House Station – Crossrail: Cat II Check Engineer: Responsible for Cat II check of various reinforced concrete (in-situ and precast) structures
2013 Assessment of Overbridge G64 (LU Aldgate Station) Project Manager / Assessment Engineer: – City of London
2013 Queen Adelaide Underbridge – Network Rail: Design Engineer: Responsible for analysis and strengthening design of a U-frame truss railway bridge over Great Ouse River. Ely, UK
2012 Secondment to CoLOR (Costain & Laing O’Rourke Joint Venture) Bond Street Station Upgrade – London Underground: Principal Contractor’s Site Engineer working on the construction of new Ticket Hall and Oversite Development. London, UK
2011 Bognor Northern Relief Road – Barratt’s: Design Engineer / Assistant Project Manager: Project Management & Detail Design and of a 16-span highway viaduct (30.3m each, 484m total length) using precast prestressed beams.
2011 Gospel Oak to Barking UnderBridges. Replacement of 4No Underbridges: Project Manager / Design Engineer: Technical Assistance during Construction – Network Rail
2010 Deptford Station (Cat II Check for proposed building structure) – Borough of Lewisham
2009 West Ham Station Enhancement Project (Footbridge Design) – Olympic Delivery Authority, London Underground
2008 Thameslink – Borough Market Viaduct enabling works (3 Castles House & 25 London Bridge Str.) – Network Rail
2007-2008 Secondment to METRONET Assessment Engineer – Bridges & Structures Assessment Team – London Underground Ltd.