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Ty Lawson BEng BSc | Associate Director


An experienced engineer with a passion for intelligent, sustainable design within the built environment.

As Associate Director, Ty manages and delivers mechanical engineering design services for many high profile and complex projects, including the £2.6bn development of the UK’s first Gigaplant for Britishvolt. He plays an integral part in the strengthening of Rolton Group’s service offering through the development of the MEP building services team, while providing mentoring support for colleagues and further developing and maintaining technical best practice within the team.

Across his 40 years of experience within the industry, Ty has worked with clients across the UK and internationally, advising on and delivering large scale projects whilst reducing resource usage across a variety of sectors, including the industrial, leisure, retail and commercial sectors.

Ty has previously provided MEP design engineering services for La Mer, the 7.5-mile-long Entertainment Hub in Dubai with more than 130 restaurants, cafés and shops, plus a cinema, Laguna Waterpark and two hotels. He also designed the building services master plans for the redevelopment of Maktoum Airport, covering 14,000 hectares. In addition to delivering designs for five of the ten new terminals at the airport as well, Ty was lead designer for an accommodation village for the subsequent 42,000 workers.

Ty focuses on creating sustainable, low energy, affordable designs to support client aspirations and intelligently meet end-user needs. He is a LEED AP Legacy Member inclined towards building thermal massing and geothermal ground source technology, as well as being a specialist in energy auditing and carbon management.