Alex Forbes

Alex is a chartered engineer with over 20 years’ design consultancy experience and is enthusiastic about building design. He joined CampbellReith in 2002 and became a partner in 2008.


With a strong track record in the education sector, Alex has led CampbellReith’s multi-disciplinary team on over 30 school, college and university schemes in the last 15 years. A Chartered Engineer since 2000, he is a member of both the Institution of Structural Engineers and the Institution of Civil Engineers.


Alex was responsible for the delivery of the civil and structural engineering design on the £46m redevelopment of East Surrey College, the £110m Canterbury College campus redevelopment, Bracknell College’s new Church Road campus and the £25m Heston Schools project. He was also involved in the design of the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden and the detailed structural analysis of the Grand and National Hall structures at London’s historic exhibition centre, Olympia.


Alex is a keen squash and tennis player and also enjoys fair weather golf.