Promotions – Associate and Associate Director

These advancements signify not only individual achievements, but also Sandy Brown’s commitment to fostering talent and an unrivalled opportunity for career development. This milestone reflects a broader trend of growth and development within our organization, with further promotions at different grades across the company. We extend our congratulations to all those who have been promoted. Their dedication, expertise, and years of service have been integral to our company’s success, and we look forward to their continued contributions as we move forward together.

Gordon first joined Sandy Brown in 2005 working as an Assistant Engineer in the South Queensferry office and returned in 2007 after graduating from the University of Salford with a BSc in Acoustics. After a stint working for a multi-disciplinary company, Gordon returned to Sandy Brown in 2013, where he has been since, working in the Edinburgh office.

Gordon has led the acoustic design on many projects, mainly throughout Scotland, including The Nucleus for The University of Edinburgh and Inverurie Academy. Other notable projects include The Avenues Mall in Riyadh, and Leeds Playhouse. Gordon is currently responsible for overseeing the delivery of the Dunard Centre concert hall development in Edinburgh and the Citizens Theatre and King’s Theatre.

Having initially completed a year-out student placement starting in 2006, Edward returned in 2008 graduating with a BSc (Hons) in Audio Technology from the University of Salford. After a short hiatus in 2009 & 2010 involving work as a London bicycle courier and a winter season in the French Alps, Edward made a determined return in 2011 and has been with us since.

In the 13 years that have followed, Edward has developed a network of clients, and gained substantial experience in commercial office building design and fit-out, along with experience in TV studios, gyms, hotels, laboratories and residential buildings. Successful delivery of projects in the UK has led to work across Europe completing projects in Paris, Berlin and Stockholm amongst others.

In recent times, Edward has been contributing to the update to BCOs “Guide to fit-out” while overseeing the delivery of the landmark Google KGX1 and leading our input to phase one of the Earls Court development site.

Alex first joined Sandy Brown in 2005 as a placement year student. After graduating from Salford University with a BSc in Audio Technology, Alex returned in 2007, working in our London office. He has remained an integral part of the team since, recently relocating to join our Manchester office.

Alex has advised on several large-scale residential schemes including the mixed use, multi-phase Elephant Park (including Trafalgar Place) which will deliver over 3,000 new apartments on completion. He has led the acoustic design of multiple office schemes for corporate clients including Goldman Sachs, Epic Games and Apple. Throughout his time at Sandy Brown, Alex has provided a leading role in the development of our in-house noise and vibration measurement capabilities as well as building-up our SharePoint platform for internal information exchange.

Anthony’s career in acoustics began after graduating from the University of Derby in 2006. Having gained experience working in the industry, he joined Sandy Brown in 2015 as a Senior Engineer.

Anthony has gained experience working in a variety of sectors, including the performing arts, having worked on the Wolverhampton Civic Hall and Warwick Arts Centre refurbishment projects, and research sectors including the Sir Michael Uren Hub for Imperial College London. He is currently responsible for the delivery of the new EDGE London Bridge scheme, the Elevate Quarter laboratory site in Stevenage and The Stone Yard residential development in Digbeth, Birmingham for Moda Living.

Matt Joined Sandy Brown in 2013 following the completion of his PhD at the University of Liverpool Acoustic Research Unit and a subsequent post-doc research project. His work focused on the prediction of sound and vibration in buildings from transient and quasi-transient sources using transient statistical energy analysis, as well as speech privacy and speech security.

While at Sandy Brown, Matt has advised on the design of projects across several sectors including Opera House, Downtown Dubai, the New Adelphi Building, University of Salford, and Kampus, Manchester. Throughout his time at Sandy Brown, he has contributed significantly to the on-going development of in-house calculation tools, as well as sitting on the Institute of Acoustics Engineering committee and contributing to the Institute of Acoustics Equity, Diversity and Inclusion working group.

Steven joined Sandy Brown in 2010 as an Engineer following his BSc (Hons) in Acoustics from University of Salford and subsequent Research Assistant position.

Steven has been involved in many high-profile residential schemes such as Newfoundland, Landmark Pinnacle and 22 Hanover Square, and commercial schemes such as Google (King’s Cross), 1 Leadenhall and 105 Victoria Street. He has extensive commercial fit-out experience, working on multiple projects for clients such JP Morgan, Savills and Ernst & Young.

Steven has developed an expertise in high-acoustic performance spaces such as broadcast / recording studios, auditoria and gymnasia. Notable projects include Riverside Studios, Warner Bros and Discovery broadcast studios. Steven is currently leading the acoustic design of GSK’s new HQ in London and a large project for Amazon in Berlin.

David started with Sandy Brown in 2014, following graduation from the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research in Southampton, where he earned a degree in Acoustic Engineering. His dissertation involved research into the impact of cinema screens on audio quality. His work went on to be published in various conference proceedings and has supported further research in the field.

David has become an integral part of our team, playing a key role in several notable projects. These include Battersea Power Station Phase 3A, encompassing high-end residential and the prestigious Art’otel, and the New Phnom Penh International Airport. Additionally, he has been instrumental in the Bloomberg London HQ project, leading the continued expansion over the last five years.

Beyond his project work, David helps run the ANC accredited tester registration scheme liaison and is also a registered Mental Health First Aider, demonstrating his commitment to fostering a supportive and inclusive work environment.