Meet The Team

Dean Whitbrook

Dean Whitbrook

Dean Whitbrook is the CEO of DDC which he founded in 2000 and he has in excess of 35 years’ experience providing solutions to his clients.

He quickly established DDC as a leading UK Support Consultancy, building up an enviable list of blue-chip clients.

Working on an ever-increasing variety of complex projects, Dean has progressively gathered a team of handpicked, high calibre post-graduate engineers who all share his enthusiasm and dedication for producing high quality work every time within demanding timescales.

Dean prides himself on looking after his staff and the jobs he’s created along the way. He has built DDC with a philosophy of ensuing that his company’s services are quality driven within a professional yet friendly atmosphere. Being customer focused, through careful listening and understanding, he believes that his values are reflected in the company.

“Our business is built on quality and personal relationships. High standards, accuracy and attention to detail are paramount to our success. By sharing our knowledge and offering bespoke solutions we can help our clients to achieve their end goal”

Dean Whitbrook
CEO and Founder

Holly Richards

Holly Cooke

Holly is an experienced Director, Business Relationship Manager and a valued member of our team.

Born and brought up in the Black Country, Holly is a real people person. Her outgoing, sociable and confident nature is a key strength and asset in our organisation.

Holly joined DDC in 2008 with a wealth of corporate construction experience and provides the perfect mix of professional expertise and approachability. She is passionate about developing strong professional relationships and facilitating practical solutions to issues in a structured and organised manner.

“In our industry quality is what we provide ourselves on. The quality of work, the knowledge and expertise of our people sets us apart from our competitors”

“Sharing our knowledge with you will directly impact on the success of your business”

Holly Cooke
Director

Lisa Whitbrook

Lisa Whitbrook

Lisa is the Managing Director and Company Secretary of DDC. Fully joining the business in 2006 to support her husband Dean in its expansion.

Her BA Hons degree with statistical bias brings an analytical dimension to the business.

Her analytical skills encompass the quality ethic and ensures that accuracy is of paramount importance.

Lisa’s open approach allows the team the freedom to express their creativity with problem solving, empowering them to explore innovative solutions for the clients and within the organisation.

Her strengths include determination and resilience which are core elements to the success of the business.

“With the rapid onset of digital technologies, I want to bring a fresh approach to problem solving of the future. Giving our clients the tools to work smarter and with easier accessibility will ensure that they are able to work within a seamless, unified environment.”

Lisa Whitbrook
Managing Director

Jerry McKay

Jerry McKay

Jerry leads on business development and support for DDC. His extensive corporate experience spans the communications industry, civil engineering and highways.

A key strength is his development of longstanding client relationships, in which Jerry’s aim always is to represent and further the client’s business interests at every stage.

Jerry’s approach to business:

“Good business, certainly in the sectors DDC operates in, are based on strong relationships. And strong relationships are built on trust. Our aim is foster a collaborative approach, with a strong desire to exceed client expectations in every situation.”

Jerry takes a hands-on approach to supporting clients throughout work programmes. Projects can last for months, and they take a number of unexpected twists and turns. Jerry works proactively with DDC colleagues and clients to make every outcome a success.

Jerry McKay
Director

Carol Han

Carol Han

Carol joined our team in 2008 having qualified with a BSc in Construction Management and an MSc in CAD Construction from the University of Wolverhampton.

Self-improvement and personal development are important to Carol and she is currently in the final steps of completing her Chartered Institute of Building (Full membership) Award. This will allow her even more flexibility when managing complex projects and the ability to share this expertise with her clients.

As a senior Project Engineer Carol is forward thinking and uses her creativity to focus on positive outcomes which are quality driven.

She prides herself on being well organised, accurate and disciplined in her approach to her work. Having the confidence to justify and qualify the decisions she takes.

“My aim is to ensure that I share my expertise with our clients. Providing innovative solutions, keeping them happy and developing long term relationships will support them in achieving their goals.”

Carol Han
Senior Project Engineer

Raahil Ali

Raahil Ali

Raahil joined DDC in 2008 whilst he was completing his BEng in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton.

Recently married and soon to be a Dad he enjoys outdoor activities and is also a keen car fanatic. The styling, the speed and the thrill of pushing himself is evidence of his determination.

During the past 8 years, Raahil has been actively involved in improving and implementing new processes. He combines his practical and technical knowledge of process delivery and his onsite experience to create efficient solutions and to ensure his clients achieve the outcome they desire.

Raahil believes that successful strategies and taking responsibility for delivering quality data is key to success.

“I’m motivated and passionate about the work I do and the difference it makes to my clients. Working for a family run business and feeling truly part of it ensures that I always bring my best self to work. I’m proud to be a valued member of the DDC team.”

Raahil Ali
Senior Project Engineer

Russ Garrington

Russ Garrington MBA

Born in Swansea, South Wales, and now living in South Derbyshire, Russ joined DDC Engineering Solutions as non-executive Chairman in 2009. His vast industrial and commercial knowledge, gained within the UK and internationally as Chief Executive and Chairman of numerous companies, provides us with an unparalleled level of both strategic and operational input, and plays a major part in contributing to the continuing growth and development of our team and our company.

Russ Garrington MBA
Non Executive Chairman and Director

On time, on budget, and accurate. DDC consistently delivers quality data. We provide a comprehensive range of asset surveys, defect surveys, and construction surveys, incorporating BIM.

DDC has an experienced team to deliver GPS and field surveys for culverts, outfall and soakaways, as well as detention and retention pond surveys and ecological surveys.

We are experts in carrying out feasibility studies across many industry sectors. We use advanced 3D CAD software to produce detailed design plans and drawings.

Detailed, accurate and on time. Let DDC take care of your asset , utilities, topographical or building surveys and ensure you are fully compliant.

DDC delivers a range of innovative and bespoke services that allow our clients to streamline their technical operations, making them more cost-effective and efficient.

We use GIS to collect, store, analyse and display spatial information. Talk to us about digitization, on site data collection and data analysis.

DDC Engineering Solutions Limited

DDC House, 3 Element Court, Hilton Cross Business Park,
Wolverhampton. WV10 7QZ

01902 544449 |

DDC Engineering Solutions Limited

Hamilton House, Mabledon Place,
London. WC1H 9BB

020 3870 1640 |