Chris Acton

BEng(Hons) CEng MIStructE


Chris is a Main Board Director based in our Manchester office. Chris is responsible for the day to day running of the Civil and Structural department in the Manchester office and is a member of the Company’s Technical Group.

Chris graduated from the University of Salford with an honours degree in Civil Engineering.  After graduating he spent 6 years working with consultants in the North West delivering projects across the UK, Europe and the Middle East, including 3 years spent at Clancy’s Liverpool office.  Chris re-joined Clancy in 2009, and in 2011, relocated to the Middle East to assist the company in establishing and managing our first office outside the UK.  Chris returned to the UK in 2016 to further expand and manage the Manchester office.

A pragmatist, Chris believes that bringing specialists from Clancy and other professional organisations together ensuring best value to our clients. His passion for taking a multidisciplinary approach to projects, believing in the value that Clients can obtain through the collaboration and interaction of individual professionals and disciplines, has proved popular with clients.

Away from work Chris enjoys many pastimes including travelling, Clay Pigeon shooting, mountain biking and scuba diving, a passion for which he developed during his time in the Middle East.

Chris Acton


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