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MPS appoints head of civil and structural engineering for Scotland

Alan Gaston has been appointed by design and engineering specialist Morgan Professional Services (MPS) as head of civil and structural engineering in Scotland.

Alan joins MPS from Blyth and Blyth, an independent engineering consultancy where he was an associate director for civil and structural engineering.

In his new role with MPS, Alan is based at the company’s Glasgow office. He is responsible for the management and delivery of the civil and structural design for large public sector projects. Key projects he is working on include the £20.2 million third and final phase of a redevelopment project for Perth Prison and a project to create new accommodation blocks at HMS Naval Base Faslane.

In addition to working on public sector projects, Alan has extensive experience in the industrial power and energy, storage and distribution, food and drink, commercial, manufacturing and retail sectors. Alan started his career as a graduate civil and structural engineer with Lanarkshire Council. He has also worked for Strathclyde Regional Council and at engineering consultancy Cowan and Linn, which has merged with Blyth and Blyth.

Alan is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and is a Structural Engineers Registration Ltd (SER) Scheme Approved Certifier of Design.

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