Rosie Jones

Rosie Jones

MEng CEng MIMechE


Rosie received a 1st class MEng degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College London, with her Masters year spent at The University of Melbourne, Australia. Whilst at university, she was sponsored by the Ford Motor Company and received manufacturing, R&D and sales work experience. She was also supported through the Royal Academy of Engineering scholarship programme.

After graduating in 2002, Rosie joined Max Fordham LLP where she became a valued member of Mark Skelly's Team, and in 2006 became a partner. Rosie left Max Fordham LLP in April 2007 to work for a charitable organisation in Guatemala, building basic concrete block and tin houses for low income communities. She joined Skelly & Couch in December 2007 as a Project Engineer.

Current projects at Skelly & Couch include a new arts and visual arts building for the Lady Eleanor Holles Schools,  two new primary schools for the London Borough of Havering and a private house in Hampstead Heath. 

Rosie has worked on a variety of projects including the refurbishment of the Royal Festival Hall on the South Bank, the HSBC Sustainable Bank Branch Glasgow (shortlisted for the Sustainability Project of the year at the CIBSE awards), PFI bids for five primary schools in Norfolk and two secondary schools in Lambeth. Before leaving Max Fordham LLP, Rosie completed two £3m exemplar primary school projects with Walters & Cohen.

Projects where Rosie has performed advisory roles include a flagship building by Zaha Hadid for Barcelona University, a feasibility report for a wind turbine installation for Colley Park, Sheffield, an Environmental Impact Assessment for a development at Convoy's Wharf, a conceptual design for a Sure Start Centre in Aylesbury and a feasibility study for the Midlands Arts Centre.

Rosie is a qualified ECO Homes and BREEAM for Offices Assessor.

In 2008, Rosie won the Royal Academy of Engineering George McFarlane Award for demonstrating excellence in the early stages of her career.