Neil Burdess, Associate with Banyards, is responsible for the delivery of our Commissioning Management and Validation appointments in the North of the UK.
Neil has over 26 years’ experience in the HVAC building services sector; based out of our Manchester office Neil has developed strong commissioning management and validation teams to service in the North of England. Neil started as an assistant commissioning engineer and worked his way through all the Commissioning Specialist Association Grades from 1 to 6 and is the Northern Commissioning Specialist Association’s Chairman.
Neil’s ability to identify and understand clients’ requirements from design stage through to final handover allows him to develop strong ongoing relationships and gives him his solid reputation for consistently delivering projects within demanding time frames and budgets. He has been personally responsible for delivering a number of prestigious projects such as Liverpool Football Club’s new stand at Anfield Football Stadium, The Christie Proton Beam Therapy Centre and The Manufacturing Centre at Coventry.
Outside of work Neil helps run a Radio Controlled Model Car Club (Bury Metro RCC) and is an avid Radio Controlled Car Racer. After taking up this hobby at the age of 10, Neil now competes in the UK and Europe at International level. Neil is also part of the 99th Garrison, a Star Wars based costume group that attends events and raises money for a number of charities “Bad Guys Doing Good”.