Jon AventDirector CEng, Bsc(Hons), MIStructE, IHBC CARE Accredited Conservation Engineer
Jon works predominantly within the building refurbishment and conservation sector. He has worked on many Grade 1 properties, scheduled monuments and landscape projects for clients including: Historic England, National Trust, Cadw, DfC-HED, Landmark Trust, local authorities and Building Preservation Trusts. Work that has secured national awards from RIBA, RICS and IStructE.
Jon’s approach blends simple, practical traditional building solutions with new and innovative assessment techniques. This unique approach has been recognised by a number of bodies.
In 2004, Jon was one of the first UK engineers to achieve Accreditation under the Institute of Civil and Structural engineers scheme (‘CARE’). He was Chair of the CARE panel from 2011 to 2017. Jon provides structural advice to the National Trust as a member of their Specialist Advisor Panel.
Jon also provides structural engineering input to the Northern Ireland heritage department HED (former NIEA) as part of a Specialist Advisor framework appointment.