Promotion News!

We are pleased to announce the following promotions within Cole Easdon (CE).

From left to right:

Caroline Shakespeare has been promoted from Principal Transport Planner to Associate Director.

Caroline has over 22 years’ transport planning experience in both the private and public sector. She has comprehensive knowledge and experience of producing Transport Assessments, Transport Statements, Travel Plans and providing detailed technical advice to clients for a wide range of projects including residential, commercial, education, leisure and mixed-use schemes.

Sarah Seed has been promoted from Finance Manager to Associate Director.

Sarah is responsible for the finance/administration team at CE and all accounting functions, as well as assisting with human resources, project management, research, costings, procurement and preparing contract documents for clients.

Jess Pockett has been promoted from Principal Engineer to Associate Director.

Jess joined CE in 2012 and continues to provide expert advice to our clients in the preparation of Flood Risk Assessments, Foul and Surface Water Drainage Strategy documents, Detailed SuDS Design and both Pluvial and Fluvial Modelling Studies acting for a broad range of clients. She has comprehensive experience of residential, commercial and leisure proposals.

Jonathan Griffiths has been promoted from Infrastructure Engineer to Senior Infrastructure Engineer.

Jonathan joined CE in 2022 after achieving an MEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering from the University of Plymouth. He previously completed an industrial year placement with CE as part of his degree programme. As part of the infrastructure team, he is responsible for producing detailed design packages for a wide range of schemes.

Zoë Wilson has been promoted from Senior Infrastructure Engineer to Principal Infrastructure Engineer.

Zoë joined CE in 2018 after completing her degree in Physical Geography at Aberystwyth University. She has worked across a broad range of project types and sizes producing Flood Risk Assessments and Foul and Surface Water Drainage Strategies for planning, as well as producing detailed designs from discharge of planning conditions through to construction.


Our MD, Brett Farmery said:


“I am delighted with this latest round of promotions, all of which are a great reflection of the outstanding team we have here at Cole Easdon. They’ll each help to shape the company’s future and ensure we continue to provide the personal service to our clients that we pride ourselves on.”


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