Michael Venables

BSc (Hons) CEng MCIBSE


Michael Venables is the Technical Director

of Venables Associates with particular

responsibility for the group’s data centre

design activities.




Regions:  All


Specialist Sectors:  Mission Critical Facilities, Data Centres, Automotive Industry, Production Facilities and Historic Buildings to the 12th Century.




Michael is a Chartered Engineer and has over 35 year’s continuous experience of working within the Building Services Industry. He has a First Class Honours Degree in Engineering, has been involved with the CIBSE regional committee’s holding the positions of Treasurer, Chairman and Members Champion.  He is also a CIBSE Bronze Medal Holder, awarded for services to the Institution. Michael is passionate about all aspects of Engineering Modern and Historic.

He spent his first 10 years working with the World Respected Design and Build Contractor, Haden Young, before joining the newly formed Family Business, Venables Associates.

Since the formation of Venables Associates Michael has operated as one of the principals of the company responsible for the preparation of project briefs, concept design, full design duties, tender and contract documentation, management of projects, specialist commissioning, surveys, investigations, litigation investigation and general professional advice.

In more recent years he has focused the company on Mission Critical Services in all forms, Automotive Projects in Formula 1 and mainstream production and has developed the company growth into these sector’s, somewhere they already held a solid presence.

Michael’s experience from Design & Build Contractor through to Commissioning & Design Consultancy is unique within the industry, particularly when applied to the Project Sectors and results in a practical engineering approach to all aspects of his work and is one of the main characteristics requested by the current Client base.