Derek Thomson


Derek joined David Narro Associates’ Forres (now Inverness) office in 2016. He is an Associate with over 20 years’ experience in the Consulting Engineering industry. He has worked on a wide variety of structural and civil engineering projects, regularly managing projects from inception to completion for clients ranging from private individuals to local authorities. He is focused on delivering a good service to clients with economical engineering solutions in timber, steel, masonry and concrete. He is always keen to provide engineering services to repeat contacts as well as developing business opportunities with new clients. He regularly attends CPD events and undertakes self-directed research and study to broaden his knowledge base.

Key Projects:

Golf House, Skibo Castle - Extension and refurbishment to the Golf House at Carnegie Links, within the prestigious Skibo Castle estate.

Borodale House, New Distillery, Isle of Raasay - Alterations to an existing building and a new build distillery and visitor centre. Complex geometry, a multitude of materials and the integration of production services were the main challenges. Value £4.2m.

The Highland Cinema, Fort William - Redevelopment of the existing disused cinema building and site to create a new two-screen cinema with large café bar area overlooking Cameron Square. Value £3m.

HNC Civil Engineering, TIStructE