Our team

Kingfisher Consulting combines the skills and resources of all disciplines involved in the construction process and is able to provide a seamless total design capability. Our people have expertise in all aspects of land development and regeneration, buildings, infrastructure and the environment.

Jonathan Butterworth BSc(Hons) CEng FICE

Jonathan is a Chartered Civil Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers.  He has extensive experience in the UK and overseas in the design and management of structural and civil engineering projects including educational, commercial, industrial and process structures, major infrastructure, water supply, rivers and reservoirs, ground and environmental engineering.  He founded Kingfisher Consulting in 1998 and the company offers a high quality service in the design and management of construction projects, together with litigation support to a broad spectrum of clients in the public and private sectors.

Jonathan has had considerable success with commissions such as the ICE Merit Award Hulme Bridge in central Manchester and the management of the World Bank aided flood rehabilitation scheme in Saint Lucia, together with a comprehensive portfolio of UK work including a variety of domestic, commercial and industrial buildings, reservoirs, flood alleviation and drainage projects.  He has also been appointed as Project Director on several nationally acclaimed projects in the UK.  

E R J Ward BSc(Eng) CEng FIEE MIMechE FConsE MAE
Associate Consultant

Dick Ward is professionally qualified both as a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and a Chartered Electrical Engineer. His international experience, gained throughout Europe, Australia, and the Asia-Pacific region, includes all the major stages of project implementation from initial definition to commissioning.  He is able to address many specialised areas of technology, as well as more general matters of engineering practice and industrial safety.  He has provided engineering support for litigation alongside his conventional consulting practice since 1978.  He is a Member of the Academy of Experts, and trained in the requirements of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR). 

Christine Butterworth ANCM

Christine has wide experience of the built environment, firstly in the finance sector and latterly in estate management and surveying.  As an integral part of the team, she now deals with all administrative and financial matters for Kingfisher Consulting.