Karl Davis

Managing Director

Karl founded Empire Engineering in 2014. He’s a Chartered Engineer with a talent for managing engineering teams and projects.

About Karl

Karl’s experience has included a 2-year secondment into EDF Paris where he managed the foundations packages for the Saint Nazaire and Courseulles offshore windfarms. He also led the Rampion offshore windfarm foundations design. He mixes a strong technical background in offshore foundation engineering with a passion for renewables, and a drive to get the very best out of his people.

Specialist Areas

EPCI Contracts, Managing Tenders, Engineering Management, Foundations Concept Design, Open Water Swimming

Karl’s Articles

Foundation Ex: why it’s not just another conference…

Foundation Ex: why it’s not just another conference…

Foundation Ex is an event for technical teams, by a technical team. Taking place on 1st October in Bristol, Foundation Ex will bring together experts from across the world in a series of dynamic keynote talks and workshops, sharing knowledge on cutting edge technical innovation in offshore wind turbine foundations.
How Deep can the Monopile go in Offshore Wind?

How Deep can the Monopile go in Offshore Wind?

Yesterday I came across an excellent article written by Cameron Dunn from Arup titled “Windfarms: has the death of the monopile been greatly exaggerated?”. It got me thinking about the journey the humble monopile has taken, and more importantly how far do we think it can go…
Would you like to hear about future
Foundation Ex events?

Would you like to hear about future

Foundation Ex events?

We will get in touch when we are ready to share our plans.