Our story.

Honesty, clarity, expertise; these three words form the foundations of Metis. What started as two chartered engineers on a mission to challenge the status quo, is now a leading consultancy renowned for outstanding customer relationships.

THE JOURNEY

Keeping it simple since 2009.

In an industry of red tape and jargon, chartered engineers Luke Meechan and Simon Jones set about breaking the mould. Their mission; to simplify Asset Management through honesty, clarity and their extensive expertise.

And in 2009 their vision was realised – Metis. An enthusiastic welcome lead to a rapidly increasing client list. Metis became known for their outstanding client support and was quickly established as a leading force in Highway Management.

More from Metis.

Soon seeing how they could deliver more for their clients, Luke and Simon expanded their portfolio to include Flood Risk Management and Civil Engineering Design. Metis became known as a ‘one stop’ solution for these intrinsically linked categories.

Now the leading Highway and Flood Risk Management consultancy in London, Metis works with over 20 London Boroughs and a loyal client base throughout the UK. This includes Unitary, Metropolitan, District and County Councils as well as private developers.

Keeping our priorities straight.

The refreshing Metis approach has attracted some of today’s brightest engineering talent, bringing their skill and enthusiasm to the growing team.

But as the company expands, our ethos remains the same; always putting our clients first. Luke and Simon are very much hands on, inspiring their team to deliver a world class service with a personal touch.

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OUR PEOPLE

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The heart of Metis.

Each team member is not only an expert in their field, but genuinely passionate about supporting our clients to succeed. We are always on the lookout for dynamic individuals to join us, so if you would like to be part of the Metis story, please visit our recruitment section.

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OUR SENIOR TEAM

Luke Meechan

Co-Founder & Director

A Chartered Engineer with over 20 years’ experience in infrastructure asset management in the UK and overseas, Luke takes an active role in the development of our industry. Nurturing future talent for both Metis and professional institutions, he is ambitious for the company, its people and the clients we work with.

And his ambition doesn’t stop there – as a keen cyclist Luke has ridden stages of the Tour de France to fundraise for charity and also volunteers to support his local community.

Simon Jones

Co-Founder & Director

With over 15 years’ experience across a broad range of Civil Engineering disciplines, Simon is a Chartered Engineer who is out to make a difference. Having spent several years balancing his career with a place on the British Rowing Team (and winning medals at world level along the way), Simon took a year out to travel the world before embarking on his next challenge – Metis.

Involved in all aspects of the business, Simon embodies the Metis ethos of inspiring young talent, while providing an unrivalled level of service to his clients.

Michael Arthur

Associate Director

An expert in the water sector, Michael is a Chartered Engineer with more than 15 years’ experience both in the UK and internationally. His extensive technical knowledge, and background with both public and private sector clients, ensures high quality delivery of complex Flood Risk Management projects.

And Michael’s technical, leadership and teaching skills aren’t just put to use during business hours – he holds advanced scuba diving qualifications and volunteers as a martial arts instructor too.

Victor Ayala Nicolas

Principal Engineer

With more than 10 years’ design experience, Victor is a Chartered Engineer who has worked for consultants and contractors delivering and designing infrastructure schemes, from small to multi-million-pound projects for both the Private and Public Sectors. He has extensive knowledge in drainage design and delivering SuDS schemes.

As Principal Designer he is focused on Health and Safety and is currently working towards obtaining Incorporated Membership of the Association for Project Safety. With his technical knowledge, leadership, project management and mentoring skills he is successfully developing Metis’ design capabilities. His many hobbies include cycling, fish keeping and remote-controlled helicopters, as well as enjoying spending time with his wife and two children.

Herbert Micallef

Principal Engineer

With over 12 years’ experience at Transport for London, Herbert brings together highway management and technical expertise to provide an end-to-end highways offering to our clients. He has a passion for sharing best practice which is embodied in the work he has carried out for UK Roads Boards on Footways and Cycleways management, and at the British Standards Institute for asphalt products, paving units and kerbs and geosynthetics.

In his spare time Herbert loves spending time with his family, especially going for walks around the South East coast. He also has a passion for football and Sunderland AFC is his favourite team.