Hugh Gray is a Consultant Engineer with over 25 years experience. His main area of expertise is lifts, escalators and window cleaning equipment design. Hugh has hands-on lift experience as he started his career with the installation and maintenance of lifts. Since 1993 his main area of work has been statutory inspections of lifts and lift consultancy. Sectors covered are residential, retail, commercial, transport, health care and social housing. Hugh is based between his London and Manchester offices providing full UK coverage.
His experience includes: The design and management of several high end lift refurbishments projects throughout the City, and West End, of London; conducting feasibility studies to improve the performance of existing lift systems; investigation inspections on new lifts which are failing; condition surveys and dilapidation reports; lift traffic analysis and lift energy reports.
Mr Gray has been appointed as a specialist expert witness to write reports and give oral evidence in relation to lift accident investigations, incorrect lift designs, rent reviews, claims against main contractors and to provide general lift condition reports. He has also acted and represented professional football players and clubs in contract negotiations, including disputes and arbitration proceedings.
BEng (Hons) Energy Engineering; BSc Building Services Engineering; HNC Electrical & Electronic Engineering; ONC Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Qualified Lift Engineer, Engineer Surveyor, Lift Consultant & Expert Witness