Beaton Sutherland, Contracts Manager, Demolition Division
A Chartered Civil Engineer, Beaton has worked in construction for a range of major contractors and specialist SMEs for most of his working life.He started in the construction and repair of bridges and structures, before specialising in the delivery of foundation & geotechnical engineering projects including the design and build of offshore concrete protection structures.
Most recently he project managed the installation of complex foundations for on and off shore wind turbines.
Beaton has undertaken these construction projects across the UK, from Nigg to Birmingham, as well as in Norway and Holland. However, having kept a family home in the Dundee area throughout, he is delighted to be doing something a bit different - ‘specialist de-construction’, based a short hop from home.
Beth Robinson, Contracts Manager, Asbestos Division
After leaving Forman Construction in 2009, Beth joined Tayside Contracts as their Health and Safety Advisor before moving to The University of St Andrews in 2011 to take up the role as Health and Safety (Estates and Contracts) Officer.
During this time Beth gained both her P405 (Management of Asbestos in Buildings) and P402 (Building Surveys and Bulk Sampling for Asbestos). It was while at the University that Beth was admitted as a Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Health and Safety. In 2015 Beth joined Gowrie Contracts as their Asbestos Contracts Manager, allowing her to bring together her experience of both the public and private sector along with her expertise in asbestos management, construction health and safety and CDM.