Our People

Stroma Specialist Access has always believed in pushing the boundaries to provide clients with the most cost-effective and safe way of carrying out inspection, maintenance, examination and confined spaces works. This is why a large portion of our work is from repeat business - our clients know the high level of service Stroma can deliver. Our experience includes detailed experience of over 10,000 rail structure examinations, over 6,000 highways inspections and a growing portfolio of buildings, masts and tower projects:

Meet our Team

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James has overseen the growth of the division and expansion of the team into new areas, broadening the team’s skillset and building on their extensive experience in inspection and specialist access works.

James Rhodes
Head of Inspection & Maintenance
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Habib provides technical expertise to our bridge examination/inspection team and is responsible for the training and development of our inspection staff. He has extensive experience in the design, assessment and maintenance of highway and railway structures.

Habib Ali
Engineering Manager
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Ruth has worked in the bridge inspection industry for over 15 years and has extensive knowledge of rail and road structures. As workload increased, she has built up and trained a dedicated and hard-working team.

Ruth Harrison
Head of Reports Department
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Ben previously worked as an Operations Manager in the industry gaining years of experience, he now looks after operations for all of Stroma Specialist Access’ Rope Access and Building Inspection works.

Ben Mitchell
Operations Manager
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Steve has worked for nearly 2 decades in the industry, focussing on the inspection of buildings and infrastructure. Since 2006 he has been involved in the structural inspection of railway and highways structures. In the past 6 years, Steve has worked in project management roles.

Steve Clarke
Infrastructure Inspections Manager
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A highly experienced bridge Inspector with roles dating back to 2000, he has been exposed to a wide variety of structure types in varying states of repair, resulting in an all-round knowledge of structures, defects and defect causes.

Tony Gibbard
Highways Inspections Project Leader

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