Rab joined PBA with the acquisition in 2015 of Wren and Bell, where he was a Partner, and now leads the structural engineering group in PBA’s Scottish offices.
Rab is responsible for ensuring that our structures team provides a professional service of the highest quality at all times on all structural, civil and environmental matters, including assessment of client requirements, design programming, value engineering and monitoring. He has designed and supervised a wide range of structural work, covering education, light and heavy industry, social housing, regeneration, conservation, system building techniques, and institutional properties in all building materials. He has a diverse breadth of experience both in design and liaising with public bodies in the infrastructure and technical approvals of development, including a major contractor where he had planning and temporary works design input to sites all over the UK. He has worked with several local authorities and on partnering projects where stakeholders have included councils, housing associations, community bodies and developers.
Since joining PBA, Rab’s practical approach has been instrumental in securing appointments to several frameworks for housing associations and university clients.