Rosie Jones

Rosie Jones

MEng CEng MIMechE


Rosie Jones received a first class MEng Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College, London, with her Master’s 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. After graduating in 2002, Rosie joined Max Fordham LLP where she became a valued member of Mark Skelly’s team, and in 2006 was promoted to 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 began employment with Skelly & Couch in December 2007 as a project engineer.

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

Rosie is currently working on the Housing Innovation & Construction Skills Academy for Sunderland College as part of the regeneration of Sunderland Riverside masterplan where the client focus is to optimise sustainability credentials in the workshops and classroom spaces for young adults.

She is also presently contributing to the refurbishment of the Grade II*-listed Hall for Cornwall theatre; a new world-class convening hub for Rhodes House, located in a listed heritage site in Oxford; Malmo Quay - a multi-story residential and commercial facility on Newcastle riverside; and The Rex – an ambitious 24-story residential housing and office space in the centre of Kingston.

Rosie’s past projects include the 2014 RIBA London Award-winning Arts Centre at the Lady Eleanor Holles School; an extensive refurbishment of Richmond Adult Community College, which created a new studio theatre; the Peter Hall performing arts centre at The Perse School, Cambridge; the redevelopment of the iconic Modernist St Peter’s RC Seminary in Cardross; the RHS Wisley infrastructure masterplan and refurbishment; the acclaimed 900-seat Bridge Theatre at Tower Bridge; the spectacular new home for the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in Peckham, south London; Wedding and Conference pavilion and associated accommodation at Walwick Hall Hotel in the Hadrian’s Wall buffer zone; and the new creative studios within the Newcastle Centre For Life Science Museum.