Our Team

Over the years we have grown into an award-winning team that is more than just a group of individuals; we are a collective force, driven by innovation and experience. We’re fueled by passion, technical excellence, and a commitment to sustainable best practice.

Azhar Quaiyoom

Director & CEO

Chartered Engineering professional with over 16 years’ experience within MEP design, rail, glare analysis, sustainable developments and project engineering across a variety of sectors.

  • Combined Heat and Power
  • Glare Analysis
  • BREAM methodology
  • Renewable Energy & Low Carbon
  • Project Management
  • Bream AP
  • B Eng C.Eng University of Manchester

Rob Wain

Associate Consultant

Over 20 years experience with Network Rail as the Route Building Engineer and Senior Surveyor. Rob has excellent knowledge of the railway protection requirements and rail operations.

  • Route Building
  • Asset Protection
  • Surveying
  • Project Management
  • BSc (Hons) Building Surveying
  • Prince2 Practitioner Level

Andy Duggan

Associate Consultant

over 30 years experience within British Rail/Railtrack and Network Rail all spent within the rail operational arm of the industry. He has 20 years involvement as a member of signal sighting committees and managed a team of signal box personnel.

  • Rail Signalling
  • Rail Operations
  • Experience in British Rail and Network Rail
  • Project Management

Sanjay Sharma

Associate Consultant

Engineering Manager with 25 yrs of experience in Design and Construction of Bridges, Railway Stations, Car Parks and other infrastructure. Extensive experience in NR procedures and approved for CEM, CRE and TWC roles on major schemes. Currently CEM for the £750m Birmingham Gateway Project.

  • Project Managment/Managment Programme
  • Project Management Systems
  • Project Governance
  • Project Planning
  • Process Design/Review and Implementation

Kamal Siri

Associate Consultant

Kamal’s experience in construction and energy sector has spanned over 20 years with commitment, responsibility and enthusiasm for work proven by excellent records of achievements and success of project delivery. Kamal offers core competence in electrical engineering in buildings and energy sectors with the ability to develop and interpret clients’ business requirements, developing technical solutions and effective project delivery through liaising with key stakeholders, all of which are backed by a sound technical and commercial background.

Kamal has led multi-disciplinary design teams across variety of construction and energy projects including residential and commercial developments, mission critical facilities such as data centers and hospitals, energy networks such as power distribution substations, renewable energy projects such as offshore windfarms and solar farms working in 16 different countries. Kamal is one of the key contributors in development of BS7671 (IEE Wiring Regulations) 17th and 18th editions and BS7430: Code of practice for protective earthing of electrical installations.

  • Renewable Technology/Power Integration
  • Power Infrastructure Design
  • Grid Connections
  • Buildings and associated electrical infrastructure
  • FIET
  • CEng
  • BEng (Hons), MSc, MBA

Lovely Chavan

Project Manager

Lovely completed her MSc in Renewable Energy and Clean Technology at the University of Manchester.

Driven to use her education and skills in the fight against climate change, Lovely has transitioned from an Automobile sector into the Sustainability sector and is motivated to work in the journey to net zero. She has previously completed her undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from India and is therefore able to grasp and understand engineering concepts across a wide range of topics and industries, utilising practical, academic and software-based skillsets.

Lovely is currently working with Q Sustain, enhancing her knowledge in engineering and sustainability, whilst developing skills in project management with an award-winning consultancy firm.

  • Renewable Technology
  • Consulting
  • Project Management
  • Microsoft Office
  • Technology
  • MSc in Renewable Energy and Clean Technology
  • BTech in Mechanical Engineering

Max Bateson

Energy Consultant

Max brings a strong reasearch foundation to energy consultancy for Q Sustain. A strong believer in research-led innovation, Max has a deep understanding of the physical sciences and champions clean technologies that promote sustainability.

Fluent in Python and MATLAB, max is a critical thinker, offering unique insights and solutions to our work. 

  • Conducting feasibility studies for stations and depots.
  • Delivering presentations to client teams
  • Creating and delivering detailed reports on Smart Submetering projects


  • Research project investigating a new form of a thin-film transistor.
  • Contributed to publishing a research paper in Advanced Intelligent Systems (DOI:10.1002/aisy.202000199).


  • MSc Renewable Energy and Clean Technology
  • BSc Physics

Erfan Soltani

Graduate Sustainability Consultant & Assistant Project Engineer

With a strong understanding of energy principles, Erfan is passionate about micro-generation and creating impact with low carbon technologies. 

With advanced skills in MS-Office, PV*SOL and HOMER, Erfan supports QSustain with complex energy analysis and system design.

  • Conducting energy efficiency and renewable technology feasibility studies such as Euston Train Station.
  • Identifying and evaluating potential improvements to enhance sustainability and reduce costs.
  • Client presentations covering project findings and securing support for implementing recommended technologies.
  • MSc Renewable Energy and Clean Technology with Extended Research
  • BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Jabin Abraham

Sustainability Consultant & Project Manager - Intern

Jabin brings a strong understanding of the circular economy to Q Sustain. In addition to his advanced skills with MS Office Jabin supports complex energy analysis and system design for Q Sustain.

With a strong foundation in renewable energy principles, project management and bid analysis, Jabin is a highly valued member of the team.

  • Conducting energy efficiency and renewable technology feasibility studies.
  • Conducting waste management projects as part of Circular economy initiatives.
  • Identifying and evaluating potential improvements to enhance sustainability and reduce costs.
  • Delivered comprehensive presentations to clients, clearly explaining project findings and securing support for implementing recommended technologies.
  • MSc Management and Sustainability
  • BEng Mechanical Engineering