Neil McDonald

Associate Technical Director

Expert Information
Qualifications HNC Heating & Ventilating Technology
BEng (Hons) Engineering with Building Services
Professional Memberships MCIBSE, MoSPHE
Services Technical
Sectors Buildings
Expert Highlights
  • Widely experienced mechanical building services engineer.
  • Proven as a credible expert under cross-examination.
  • Provides expert opinion regarding mechanical services and plumbing matters.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of design, procurement and construction.
  • Acted as expert for project values in excess of £1 billion and disputed sums of up to £140 million.

Neil is a Chartered Building Services Engineer with over 30 years of buildings and property experience. He has been appointed as a technical expert on nine occasions.

Neil has been cross-examined in arbitration in Australia and is currently acting as the named expert in matters before the Court of Session in Scotland. He has acted as both individual expert and as part of a multi-disciplinary team of experts on large, complex disputes.

Neil has a comprehensive understanding of the design, procurement and construction process for a variety of building types ranging from healthcare and education to retail and commercial property. He advises clients in relation to disputes involving mechanical building services and plumbing issues.

Before joining HKA in 2016, Neil worked in building services consultancy. He is experienced in demolition, refurbishment and new build projects at all stages of the project lifecycle; from early briefing and development through to construction, commissioning and handover.

Neil is a member of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers and the Society of Public Health Engineers. He holds a degree in engineering with building services and an HNC in heating and ventilation technology.

Contact Neil
Location Glasgow, UK