David Mawdesley Director

David Mawdesley - Director


David is one of the founders of Design Engine Structures, having previously been a director of CAB Structures which provided the same high value and quality engineering design service to the building products sector before becoming part of the Design Engine group. Prior to this, David worked as Senior Engineer within Kingspan Profiles & Sections giving him an excellent technical background in light steel framing among other building products.  David also has a background in IT infrastructure management and delivery which has led to finding ways of delivering structural designs through software development.


David is involved in all aspects of the Structures practice with particular responsibility for the glazing design and manufacturer support areas of the practice.


  • Structural design of light gauge and traditional steel
  • Structural design of aluminium
  • Design tool development
  • Façade design
  • Pre-panelised construction

Projects and sectors David has worked on include