Nicholls Colton Group | Team | Geotechnical, Environmental, Site Investigation, Structural, In-situ Testing, MCERTS laboratory

ie2Ian Elliot DMS, MIATManaging Director

Ian has over 25 years’ experience with Nicholls Colton. His expertise in materials testing extends to bridge, pavement and building investigations and he has specialist laboratory testing experience across a wide range of constructional materials.

Today Ian is the Financial Director, Company Secretary and the Director responsible for Nicholls Colton Analytical and Nicholls Colton Testing, as well as being joint owner and Managing Director for the Nicholls Colton Group, with Alex Warwick.


jdJohn Davies BSc (Hons) Operations Manager

John has 20 years’ experience working in the civil engineering business, having worked for a local authority, a major consultant, and a contractor. He has a degree in Construction.

John joined Nicholls Colton Testing in 1996 and together with Ian Jackson he has joint responsibility for Nicholls Colton Testing, overseeing the operational delivery of all bridge, building and pavement schemes undertaken. He is responsible also for managing the sales and marketing.


ijIan Jackson BSc (Hons)Commercial Manager

During the 14 years’ since graduating from Salford University with a degree in Civil Engineering, Ian has both worked in, and managed, site laboratories for a number of civil engineering contractors. In 1998 he joined Nicholls Colton as an estimator for NCT, and is currently employed as Commercial Manager for the Nicholls Colton Group.

Along with John Davies, he has joint responsibility for Nicholls Colton Testing, overseeing the commercial running of the department. He is also responsible for the production of factual and interpretative reports.


mkMartin Krajenski BSc (Hons)Estimating Manager

Martin has over 30 years’ experience, most of which have been with Nicholls Colton. He has a Degree in Engineering Geology and Geotechnics and a further Diploma in Highways Construction and Management. Martin started out as a site engineer on various projects in the UK before setting up the Materials Investigation Department to investigate structures and pavements.

Martin is the Estimating Manager and Senior Materials Engineer to Nicholls Colton Testing.


moMo OsmanProject Co-Ordinator

Mo Osman has over 10 years’ experience in pavement and structures materials testing, previously gained onsite and from his current supervisory role.

His involvement with a broad range of sizable highway bypass projects, added to the knowledge gained from several long term highways maintenance testing commissions helps to ensure our clients gain best value from our testing teams.

Mo is focused on delivering a professional and efficient national site presence for NCT and is responsible for the allocation of our survey teams and specialist inspection equipment. His role requires constant communications with clients to respond to their individual staffing and contractual needs.