Key Team Members

John Clark BSc(Hons) CEng MICE - Managing Director - Chartered Civil Engineer

John Clark - Managing Director - Chartered Civil Engineer

John is the Managing Director of Mason Clark Associates, a position he has held since 1990. Prior to working for Mason Clark Associates, John gained experience of working for Consulting Engineers, Local Authorities and Contractors. He has particular experience in Design and Project Management of highways and bridges.

In recent years John has managed several framework contracts which have operated under the NEC set of contracts and he has carried out the role of project manager.

More recently he has compiled various specialist and expert reports relating to construction issues on building structures, civil engineering and marine structures.

In his spare time, John likes to spend time relaxing with his family and enjoys playing most sports but particularly tennis and golf.

Ian Cook MRICS IMaPS MFPWS - Director - Chartered Building Surveyor

Ian Cook - Director - Chartered Building Surveyor

Ian has over 27 years experience in the construction industry previously working in Local Government and in multi-disciplinary construction consultant companies.

He is experienced in all aspects of building surveying, project management, CDM Regulations, party wall dispute resolution and expert witness work.

Ian is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and on the Register of RICS Accredited Expert Witnesses. He is also a Incorporated Member of the Association of Project Safety and a Member of the Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors.

Andy Thompson BSc(Hons) CEng MICE - Director - Chartered Civil Engineer

Andy Thompson - Director - Chartered Civil Engineer

Andy is Director of the Structural Engineering Department in the Hull office and leads a team of ten Structural Engineers and Technicians. He joined Mason Clark Associates in 2004 as a Senior Engineer and progressed through the company. Andy qualified with a 1st class honours degree in Civil and Structural Engineering from the University of Bradford in 2000 and became a Chartered Civil Engineer in 2006.

As well as managing the Structural Department in Hull, Andy also operates the company Environmental Management Scheme.

A member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Andy has been heavily involved in the operation of the Institution locally being a past Chairman of the Humber Branch Committee and has been a member of the Humber Branch and Yorkshire regional committees, Yorkshire Executive Board and secretary for the prestigious Yorkshire & Humber Awards.

Prior to working for Mason Clark Associates, Andy gained experience of working within the rail industry working on a variety of different projects. With over fifteen years industry experience Andy has extensive experience working on projects of all sizes and in all materials as well as assessment and 3D modelling of building structures using various types of software. However he particularly enjoys the design and detailing of commercial and residential refurbishment projects and complex house extensions.

In his spare time, Andy is a keen gardener and helps extensively at his local church with building projects and writing funding bids.

Gez Pegram BSc (Hons) CEng FICE MIStructE Conservation Accredited - Director - York Office

Gez Pegram - Director - York Office

 As a Chartered Structural Engineer, Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and an Engineer Accredited in Building Conservation, Gez has over twenty years of experience on a diverse and challenging range of construction projects.

His passion is for historic structures, conservation and heritage projects. He is also enthusiastic about exploring new technologies and traditional techniques used in a modern setting, such as green oak framing, straw bale construction and limecrete floors.

Gez graduated from the University of Bath in 1992 with a first class honours degree and joined Mason Clark Associates in 2014.

Ed Parker B. Eng(Hons) CEng M.I.C.E. - Director - Leeds Office

Ed Parker - Director - Leeds Office

 Ed is a Chartered Civil Engineer with wide expertise as a practising Civil and Structural Engineer. He has extensive experience in the commercial and technical direction of large scale design projects within varying sectors including retail, industrial, public, housing and domestic.

Ed graduated from the University of Sheffield in 1994 and joined Mason Clark Associates as the Director for the Leeds office in 2014.

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