Dan Lee

Associate Director

Dan is a Civil Engineer with over 20 years’ experience working on infrastructure projects across the UK and Africa. He joined Create’s Civil Engineering team in December 2023, after previously holding the role of Principal Civil Engineer for SPD Studio, based in Colchester. Prior to that Dan held various roles across two decades, working for regional and national engineering consultants.

Dan helps our clients to plan, design and build their infrastructure projects. He is responsible for coordinating our team of Civil Engineers, working closely with Technical Director, Barrie Anderson. He works directly with clients and their project teams to conduct technical appraisals for potential sites, he also leads and assists with the delivery of technical requirements to support projects throughout various stages of development. Dan has worked for both public and private sector clients and has successfully secured planning for, designed and delivered schemes across a range of sectors including oil and gas, rail, residential and commercial. His detailed understanding of current building and design regulations, combined with his strong leadership capabilities and knowledge of budgetary governance and how this interacts with designing and planning projects, greatly benefits not only our clients but our business as a whole.

Outside of work, Dan enjoys spending time with his family and lifting weights, which helps to somewhat balance out one of his other hobbies, good food! He also has a passion for cars and you will often find him at the front of the queue for the latest Marvel movie.


  • CertHE Civil Engineering, College of North West London
  • CertHE Process Plant Engineering, Richmond upon Thames Collage
  • HNC Civil Engineering, Oaklands College
  • NVQ Level 3 Design and Draughting, Engineering Construction Industry Training Board