Founded in 2013, Intrinsic FE specialises in the built environment and offers a comprehensive portfolio of multi-disciplinary engineering services. We deliver UK-wide technical advice and support to meet the demands of property professionals responsible for today’s commercial and public sector buildings. Our forward-thinking building services and facilities engineers are driven by excellence, and passionate about working to the highest industry standards.


At Intrinsic FE we take pride in making sure the buildings we service deliver the optimal environment for their occupants. From heating to ventilation, air conditioning and getting the lifts working, it all matters. When the business operating environment is challenging, you can rely on our approach to practical and sustainable engineering solutions that deliver enhanced workplace wellbeing whilst optimising the value and longevity of your built assets.

Mission Statement

Intrinsic FE is committed to providing sustainable engineering solutions through an intrinsic understanding of our clients’ technical needs, and a genuine desire to deliver a first-class service that adds real value.

About the Team

Chris Roberts

Chris Roberts
Managing Director

What are you most proud of in your career to date? Founding Intrinsic

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? Don’t touch the red wire

MD and founder of Intrinsic FE, Chris combines an innate technical expertise with a broad knowledge of the property sector to deliver sound professional advice and practical engineering solutions. He brings more than 35 years’ experience in building engineering services at operational, management and strategic levels and has held senior positions in industry leading businesses. With his keen eye for detail, creative problem-solving skills, and ability to communicate solutions that help Clients make better informed decisions, Chris is known for delivering results that yield real value.

Ben Ferguson

Ben Ferguson

What’s something not many people know about you? I’m a fully trained On-Call Firefighter at my local fire station

What do you like to do when not working (or firefighting)? Spending time with my family and our three boys; skiing; sailing; golf.

Ben enjoys an established track record for quality technical advice and solutions that deliver added value for Clients. With his extensive experience across engineering services within the built environment, Ben leads the management and delivery of Intrinsic’s Technical Management and Engineering Consultancy services. He recognises the importance of understanding Clients’ technical needs, and his open and collaborative approach fosters enduring relationships built on trust and mutual respect.

Steve Holliday

Steve Holliday
Associate Director

What slogan best describes you or your values? Diligence

If you had a superpower, what would it be? Why would you want one?!

Steve combines a comprehensive M&E background with more than 30 years expertise in the sector. He boasts multi-site facilities and project management experience across a broad range of hotel, retail, and commercial properties. From surveys, audits, and reports to specification, tender and mobilisation, Steve is committed to driving exemplary Client satisfaction and service. His well-reasoned engineering decisions serve to increase the reliability and life cycle of Clients’ assets and maintain the operational efficiency and excellence of their buildings.

Ted Cregan

Ted Cregan
Senior Consultant

What would your superpower be? Agility, it allows me to adjust to whatever the task requires

What’s something not many people know about you? I used to be in a band

Ted’s career spans more than 15 years in the engineering services maintenance field. He brings an extensive industry knowledge through his wide-ranging practical, administrative and management roles. Prior to Intrinsic, Ted was responsible for auditing and compliance management of site maintenance operations, building on sound technical knowledge from supervising cooling tower refurbishments and tenant floor fit-outs to overseeing company compliance documentation.

Head and shoulders photo of Intrinsic FE Associate Director Kenny Belgrave. Kenny is seated at a desk with his hands clasped and is smiling at the camera. He is wearing a pink shirt and dark tie.

Kenny Belgrave
Associate Director

What are you most proud of in your career to date? Mentoring and encouraging others just starting in the property world to pursue their career goals.

What slogan best describes you or your values? Honesty and trust make for good relationships.

Kenny enjoys 30+ years experience within the construction, estate, and facilities management sectors. He joined Intrinsic FE in January 2023 from the technical services team at Savills London. An accomplished engineer, Kenny has successfully delivered mechanical and electrical engineering projects; facilities management commissions and consultancy for top drawer public and private sector Clients, operating comfortably within occupied and listed building portfolios alike. His key driver is to achieve the most positive and sustainable outcomes possible for Clients regardless of the unique challenges within any given project or commission.

Emma Knight

Emma Knight
Associate Director

What are you most proud of in your career so far? Returning to work in a completely new discipline after a career break

What advice would you give your younger self? You are enough

Emma’s number-crunching and communication skills are integral to advancing Intrinsic’s strategic ambitions. Passionate about authentic communications and cutting through the jargon, her professional experience is born of a background in Public Relations. It spans several decades across the non-profit, public, and commercial sectors. Emma is also a certified Mental Health First Aider.

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Elaine Missen
Senior Team Administrator

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? You’re here for a good time, not a long time

How do you occupy yourself outside work? Socialising with friends, gym and being run ragged by my two ‘feral’ children

With 15+ years administrative experience in the engineering sector, Elaine brings an exceptional technical understanding to her role supporting the Intrinsic team and Clients. Passionate about delivering the highest standards of clerical and HR support, she ensures the efficient and effective delivery of business operations with customer satisfaction at its core. Elaine is proud to be one of Intrinsic’s longest-serving colleagues.