Welcome to the Team – Wan Djawad (CEng MIMechE)
With over 13 years’ experience within the lifting equipment industry, Wan has been involved in the design, fabrication, installation, commissioning, and testing for some of the world’s most well-known names in lifting.
With experience in ensuring safe design and operation of various types of lifting and material handling equipment for both onshore and marine applications, Wan has worked extensively in Asia and Europe, navigating the different requirements of clients across industries and countries.
Wan is a Chartered Engineer (CEng) with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering – BEng (Hons) from University Tenaga National in Malaysia and a Masters in Steel Construction from the University of Sheffield.
At Sheffield, Wan was sponsored by BAE Systems after winning the prestigious Chevening Scholarships to complete his postgraduate degree.
Through his passion in mentoring and encouraging engineering students and early graduates, Wan has founded and chaired various non-profit organisations internationally including committees within the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) in both Asia and Europe, where he is currently the Chair for the Teesside Young Members panel.
As the newly appointed Technical Director at Durham Lifting, Wan aims to take his experience in working across various industries and multi-disciplined teams around the world to further develop the engineering capabilities at Durham Lifting and build on its success over the past 25 years within the lifting equipment industry.
Durham Lifting are pleased that Wan decided to join the team. Durham Lifting know that his skills, qualities, values, academic knowledge and life experience will be a valuable asset to the company.
Welcome on board!