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All the engineers at dsa ENGINEERING are enthusiastic about their work and we strive to make the experience enjoyable for our clients as well.


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The dsa ENGINEERING team

All the engineers at dsa ENGINEERING are enthusiastic about their work and we strive to make the experience enjoyable for our clients as well.

Excitement about our ideas and concepts is contagious and we want all the members of the project team to share this so that we can all contribute to the creation of truly exceptional project.

Our Principals are:



David Stillman

Managing Director


 David is a Principal-in-Charge and Project Manager on dsa ENGINEERING projects that require state-of-the-art energy conserving systems. Recognised as one of the world's leading experts in the design of high technology and energy conservation, David has been frequently consulted on projects that demand innovative engineering solutions.

David has had a broad range of experience including high-rise projects such as the 92-storey Hermitage Towers in Paris, the 110-storey Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur and the 50-storey Hilton Tower in Manchester, complex banking centres including the Goldman Sachs International Headquarters and First Bank of Chicago Headquarters in London; and zero carbon buildings such as the new Royal Mail prototype sorting centre, the Gota Dam residence and the new Larnaca Airport in Cyprus. 



Tim Dallas



Tim is a Director in the Mechanical Department and has been involved in a variety of projects including corporate headquarters, large speculative office developments, airports, prisons, laboratories, hospitals, hotels, nursing homes, workshops, shopping and leisure centres, major concert halls and residential schemes.

His projects include the luxury 5-star Ritz Carlton Hotel and Beach Club in Dubai, AIG Headquarters building in Tokyo with thermal storage, the 25,000m² Computer Associates Headquarters in Slough, the 2,000-seat Danish Radio's concert hall in Copenhagen, the 72-storey Ho Chi Minh City Financial Tower in Vietnam, the renovation of the Grosvenor House Hotel in London and the 35-storey High Tech Tower in Angola.



Richard James


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Richard's role as Director is of design team leader with responsibility for the management, design, specification and coordination of projects. His expertise is primarily in mechanical system design and automatic controls, although his 30 years in the industry have enabled him to garner a broad knowledge of electrical, public health, fire protection and structured cabling design as well.

His project experience includes an office park for BAE Systems, high-rise mixed-use developments including the 92-storey Hermitage Towers in Paris, the 50-storey Beetham Manchester Hilton, the 55-storey Burj Dubai plots 31 & 32 towers, the 68-storey Vietin Bank commercial centre in Hanoi and the 33-storey new bank headquarters for the International Bank of Qatar in Doha and the Tier 4 SABIC data centre in Jubail. His recent exploits have included working in Beijing China heading up DSA offices there on a number of high profile projects including offices, hotels and residential towers.



Nicholas Polo



Nicholas is involved in the project management and design lead of projects falling under a wide-ranged spectrum of building sectors. Nicholas has been involved in a variety of projects including corporate headquarters, large speculative office developments, laboratories, hotels, high-end residential and retail, shopping and leisure centres and airports.

Prior to dsa ENGINEERING, Nicholas worked for RTKL in Washington D.C. where he co-started the M+E department, and then worked for Flack + Kurtz in London. His experience includes the 350,000 ft² Coca-Cola European Headquarters in Brussels, the Apple Flagship Store on Regent Street in London, the Larnaca and Paphos Airports in Cyprus, the 68-storey Vietin Bank mixed-use tower in Hanoi, the new 40,000 ft² expansion of Eton College and the new 3,000,000 ft² SABIC headquarters in Jubail.



Chris Munn


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Chris is a chartered electrical and building services engineer with twenty years of experience within the prestige sector of the building environmental consultancy field. He is responsible for the day-to-day running of design projects and operational aspects of the design group with a genuine interest in developing and promoting technical excellence in design to facilitate continual improvement and optimising quality. Chris has strong technical knowledge, an eye for detail and excellent problem solving skills with extensive experience of managing and developing teams of building services engineers. He is capable of managing a project from inception through to completion.

Chris started his career at Roger Preston & Partners in 1995 as an undergraduate trainee. He was promoted to Associate in 2004 and Director in 2012 and was responsible for the design and delivery of a wide range of commercial, corporate, hotels, educational, retail and residential projects in the UK and overseas. He has a keen interest in sustainability, lighting design, energy use and conservation and interdisciplinary coordination. One of Chris’s key accomplishments is the design and delivery of over one million sqft of office and retail accommodation in the Spinningfields area of Manchester from 2005 to 2014.


If you would like to join the dsa ENGINEERING team please mail your CV to mail@dsaengineers.com.