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James Doran, Tobias Leung and Jon Cannon of Lorien Engineering Solutions

Lorien Engineering Solutions has strengthened its process engineering team with the appointment of two engineers.

Toby Leung joins Lorien as Principal Process Engineer and James Doran has been appointed as Process Project engineer.

Lorien specialises in capital projects for food, brewing, drinks, life sciences, advanced manufacturing and logistics. The multi-disciplinary engineering and project management company is headquartered in Burton-upon-Trent, with international offices in Poland and South Africa.

Toby Leung is a chartered chemical engineer with 16 years’ experience as a process and project engineer within the food and chemical industries. He brings experience in improvement programmes and plant optimisation, as well as in trouble shooting process systems.  He has worked within many of Lorien’s core industries including confectionery, food and fine chemicals. He is an experienced engineering designer, as well as skilled in the management of construction and commissioning projects.

Toby’s areas of expertise include distributed control systems, liquid and powders handling, process design and specification of equipment for use in hazardous (ATEX) areas, and HAZOP studies.

James Doran brings 4 years’ experience in project management and operational efficiency improvement strategies in the FMCG sector to Lorien. He previously worked in operational roles within the fast-paced brewing industry including a major engineering project, working in a project engineering capacity to drive through initiatives ranging from reducing water and caustic consumption and implementing utilities monitoring systems to improving hygiene scores and supporting CAPEX initiatives.

At Lorien, Toby and James will report into Process Engineering Manager Jonathan Cannon and have already been contributing on implementing process design projects for our major blue-chip clients ranging from process capacity feasibility studies through to design and install of processing lines.

Jonathan Cannon said: “I would like to extend a warm welcome to Toby and James. They bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to Lorien to further strengthen our capability to deliver first class engineering and project management across the UK.”

Lorien is a division of global engineering and technical services organisation GP Strategies Corporation, headquartered in Maryland, USA.

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