Brendan McCarthy joins Ridge as Flood Risk Management Partner

21 July 2023

We are pleased to announce that Brendan McCarthy has joined Ridge as a Salaried Partner to oversee our Flood Risk Management service.

Brendan joins us from Waterman Group, where he led the national flood risk discipline. Over his 20 years at Waterman, Brendan worked on civil engineering infrastructure schemes and a wide range of flood risk assessments, which included hydrological and hydraulic modelling, flood-resistant and flood-resilient design, sustainable drainage systems, river restoration and due diligence.

Prior to that, Brendan spent 15 years working for the London Borough of Bromley, during which time he gained a First-Class Honours degree in Civil Engineering from London South Bank University. At Bromley, he carried out drainage surveys and design under the Thames Water Sewerage Management Contract before moving into highway and land drainage.

Brendan will be based in our London office. His considerable experience and expertise will help to consolidate our reputation for providing a comprehensive civil engineering service to clients across the UK.

For more information, you can contact Brendan at