A professional engineer with over 30 years’ experience in the UK and New Zealand construction industries, Derek has worked on a wide range of industrial, commercial and residential design and construction projects. Solutions-focused, he partners with architects, developers and contractors to deliver the best, most practical outcomes for clients.
Derek has extensive engineering experience in new build and renovation/refurbishment design, and has also worked in project management and site supervision roles – maintaining build quality and ease of construction across a range of challenging site conditions. He has a proven ability to ensure the quality of construction processes and adherence to specifications, drawings and building codes.
Derek is proficient in the assessment of building assets, the production of reports and action plans for building safety and function, as well as budgeting/costing of repairs. He provides structural design peer review and offers independent advice on insurance and EQC assessments, general disputes, pre-purchase inspections and technical due diligence reviews.
QUALIFICATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
- Bachelor of Engineering Hons (Civil) UK
- Chartered Professional Structural Engineer (CPEng)
- Member of Engineers New Zealand (ENZ)