About Us

We were founded in 2009 and launched to fulfil the demand for a consulting engineering practice which specialises in the electrical generation industry.
The team have over 40 years’ experience within the energy sectors and many more working as general civil and structural engineers.
We place a high level of importance on enjoying the work we do and ensuring our clients enjoy working with us, safe in the knowledge that we provide a professional, experienced and efficient service.

Director Profile - Derek Burt:

BSc (Hons), CEng, MIStructE, MICE, MRICS, MEI

Derek controls all work carried out by Genassist International in the electrical generation industry.
Alone he has over 45 years’ experience working within the industry and has worked on coal, gas, hydro and nuclear power stations.

He specialises in disaster recovery and explosive demolition; with particular experience in explosion resistant design, dynamic and high temperature structures, fire damage, failure investigation and rectification.

Derek has been appointed to many accident investigation panels, most notably for the collapse of Didcot A Power Station during the pre-weakening operations.