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Subteno was born from a collaboration between friends, with aspirations to support the construction industry with modern engineering services.
At the centre of our business, we believe that:
Open communication enhances efficient design and drives expectations.
Our structure recognises equality and transparency through all staff, promoting and encouraging critical thinking, collaboration, and continual professional development.
We aim to make engineering approachable and understood by all, ensuring our advice is fully considered, inherently safe and economically and environmentally sensitive.
We leverage our teams diverse experience (past and present) to provide simple, commercially attractive, engineered solutions to our Clients problems.
We take due consideration of:
Raw material cost and availability.
Site layout, condition, and design challenges.
Sequence of construction (Incl. temporary works)
Director | Eur Ing CEng FIStructE
T: 01508 292131
Movie buff, husband, father and keen walker.
Matt is one of the founding directors of Subteno as well as being an energetic and highly motivated Chartered Structural Engineer.
His experience is vast with previous experience working within both consulting engineering practices and as a steelwork contractor, he has a broad, well-rounded and practical knowledge base to draw from. Key specialties include detailed structural steelwork design across numerous sectors both onshore and offshore.
Responsibilities at Subteno cover overseeing the technical running of the Norwich main office by providing support to our engineers involved in a wide variety of projects.
Outside of the office, Matt enjoys spending time with his family and the great outdoors. He is also actively involved with the Institution of Structural Engineers.
T: 01508 292130
Family man and IPA aficionado.
Andrew is one of the founding directors of Subteno as well as being a highly experienced engineering consultant within pre-planning, due diligence and infrastructure design across the UK.
His experience spans over thirty years’ within the construction industry with key specialisms in the retail, residential and commercial sectors. Andrew has a keen interest in progressive technologies and the efficiencies it can bring to the industry.
Andrew’s responsibilities at Subteno cover overseeing both the technical and commercial elements of our projects.
Outside of the office, Andrew thoroughly enjoys a good IPA following a round of golf.
Principal Structural Engineer
| CEng MICE MSc BEng (Hons)
T: 01508 292135
Golf Enthusiast and Spreadsheet Admirer
Michael has been at Subteno since April 2021 and is our Principal Structural Engineer as well as being a Chartered Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
Initially joining the offshore industry, his experience has grown in both the onshore and offshore sectors following employment in both engineering consultancies and in client-side roles. This gives a broad appreciation of structural design and project management skills.
His engineering interests lie within projects that require an innovative approach to design, construction, or implementation to achieve ‘the impossible’. Responsibilities at Subteno include undertaking, coordinating, and overseeing the output of our Structural engineering deliverables across a wide range of projects.
Outside of the office, he loves to try his hand at new sports (golf is the current favourite) – followed by a well-deserved beer.
Senior Civil Engineer |
BSc(Hons) IEng MICE
T: 01508 292132
Motorcyclist, Dog Lover, Computer Zealot
Nathan has been at Subteno since November 2019 and is our Senior Civil Engineer. Having joined the industry straight out of college, his experience is broad with past employment including a steel fabricator, utilities contractor and engineering consultancy.
Subteno supported Nathan through his Membership Professional Review with the Institution of Civil Engineers to gain Incorporated status. Responsibilities at Subteno include undertaking, coordinating and overseeing the output of our civil engineering, drainage and external works packages.
Outside of the office, Nathan enjoys rides out on his motorbike, long dog walks with his pet rottweiler and regular exercise to keep the pounds off.
Senior Structural Engineer |
CEng MIStructE MEng (Hons)
T: 01508 292134
Mother, Wife of an Eccentric Collector, Traveller
Zhiping has been at Subteno since July 2020 and is our Senior Structural Engineer as well as being a Chartered Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers.
Her experience is vast with previous experience working within consulting engineering practices, she has a broad and well-rounded knowledge base to draw from. Key specialties include structural steelwork design and details, load bearing masonry and temporary works design.
Responsibilities at Subteno include undertaking, coordinating, and overseeing a wide range of projects, working closely with clients and other consultants to ensure deliverables meet project requirements safely and on time with a strong emphasis towards sustainable practices.
Outside of the office, Zhiping enjoys traveling to new and different places.
Structural Engineer |
BEng (Hons) GMIStructE
T: 01508 292131
All Around Great Guy
Tudor has been with Subteno since February 2020 and is our Structural Engineer.
Having worked for a local authority during his studies before graduating and later becoming a civil engineer for an engineering consultancy, Tudor is able to draw from a wide array of past experiences.
He is currently working towards his chartership with the Institution of Structural Engineers, under guidance of the more senior members of the team.
Tudor’s responsibilities at Subteno include structural design in all major materials, with a key focus on steel and steel detailing for industrial applications, both for onshore and offshore applications.
Outside of the office, Tudor enjoys rowing, photography and mechanical watches.
T: 01508 292136
Mastermind Specialist Subject: The Locale of Norwich
Tim is our resident BIM Manager heading up the team in Norwich - as well as being a highly conversant draftsperson himself with experience of infrastructure design across the UK and Europe.
Tim's main responsibility at Subteno is to manage and direct our BIM technicians and oversee our projects to ensure the quality is maintained throughout all our 2D and 3D design deliverables.
His experience spans over twenty-five years' within the construction industry with key specialisms in the retail, residential and commercial sectors. Tim has a keen interest in 3D modelling techniques (such as Revit) and the efficiencies that cross-discipline information sharing can bring to projects.
Outside of the office, Tim enjoys the thriving music scene in Norwich as well as entertaining with Friends and Family.
Graduate Structural Engineer |
GMIStructE BEng (Hons)
T: 01508 292137
Wife, Traveller and Social Butterfly
Irena joined Subteno in March 2022 and is our graduate structural engineer and a graduate member of the Institution of Structural Engineers.
Irena developed an early interest in Structural design and engineering and obtained her bachelors degree from University in Sofia. Outside of engineering she participated in activities such as ice skating and book club.
Responsibilities at Subteno include working under the supervision of senior engineers and getting great exposure to new and exciting projects, learning techniques and methods how to design various structural schemes.
Outside of the office, Irena enjoys traveling to new and exotic destinations and is looking forward to obtaining her chartership in the future.