Over the years EPDS Consultants has forged strong working relationships with the following Associates:

Ian Harris

An Accountant by trade with over 30 years of financial and business experience gained within Public Limited Companies, charitable and not for profit organisations. Ian is a qualified School Business Manager with 8 years’ experience working within education as a member of various Senior Leadership Teams, responsible for all non-curriculum aspects of school life and reporting directly to Head Teachers, Governing Bodies and Local Authorities.

Ian also has experience in Academy conversions and new build and refurbishment schemes funded via the Building Schools for the Future programme.

Ian’s core areas of expertise include:

  • Bursarial Support
  • Facilities Management
  • Governance
  • Project Management

Tim Knee-Robinson

A Chartered Civil Engineer with over 20 years of experience across a wide range of sectors including civil engineering, highway infrastructure, waste water, energy and building; working for contractors, clients and consultants. More recently Tim’s focus has been leading a team providing project and cost management services on capital projects in the education sector.

Tim has over ten years of experience of successfully leading and delivering capital projects, large and small, new build and refurbishment, for schools, colleges and universities. In particular this includes supporting schools in their development plans, including the securing of capital funding and supporting Academy conversions. Tim is also a Trustee of one of the largest Trust Schools in the country.

Tim’s core areas of expertise include:

  • Procurement
  • Project Management
  • Cost Management
  • Advice, training, contract strategies, contract preparation and implementation of NEC3 contracts


England & Wales Office:
Conifers House
Blounts Court Road
Peppard Common

Scotland & N. Ireland Office:
Exchange Place 2
Semple Street

Tel: 0118 978 0091

Company number : 07971974

During the past 12 months we have successfully negotiated an average
of 47% in reduced contributions for our clients.