M-EC appoints Associate Director to bolster East Midlands Senior Management Team

David Torrance

M-EC, the consulting development engineers, has appointed David Torrance as Associate Director of its geo-environmental division.

He will lead the Leicester team to strengthen its geo-environmental capabilities and also join the East Midlands Senior Management Team to help drive continued growth in 2019. David will also head up the company’s Site Technical Services division, which offers in-situ geo-technical and engineering testing.

David Torrance joins M-EC with 36 years’ experience and has held roles including Board Director at Joynes Pike and Associates, Birmingham Office Manager at Opus International Consultants and Associate Director at WSP.

During his career, David has acted as Project Director on a range of ground investigation and land remediation projects within the land development sector including major residential, health, industrial, commercial and retail schemes across the UK. He has also acted as key client care manager for major clients in the sector.

David brings superb technical knowledge of site-based investigation, including geo-technical testing and geo-environmental assessment to the new position and has a strong focus on quality, delivery and client care.

On his appointment David Torrance, said: “It’s a fantastic opportunity to be part of M-EC’s team in Leicester. With significant investment and growth over the last few years, it is an exciting time to join such a forward-thinking engineering and environmental consultancy that has ambitious plans for the future.”

Based at M-EC’s Hugglescote headquarters in Leicestershire, David will support M-EC’s in-house team to expand its geo-environmental services including the full range of desktop studies, ground investigation, contaminated land assessment, remediation design and development support.

Edward Mewies, M-EC’s Managing Director said: “David’s leadership of the Leicester geo-environmental team will be key in expanding the breadth of on-site technical and geo-environmental assessment services we offer and improving on our already excellent customer service. We are pleased to have him on board and look forward to what we can achieve together.”