Branch Manager / Senior Fire Engineer
Gordon has a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering and a Masters in Fire Engineering from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
Gordon worked as a structural engineer in New Zealand and United Kingdom before returning to New Zealand in 2001, starting his own engineering consulting company in 2004. He has worked on a wide range of building structures and civil structures throughout this time, with increased involvement in fire engineering.
Gordon’s interest in fire engineering began within the university topic of timber engineering, followed by the NZ Building Act introduced in 1991. He attended a course on the NZ Building Code fire documents in 1993 to expand his expertise in his initial Local Authority role.
Gordon has more than 20 years of engineering consulting practice which he brings to the role as Branch Manager of the newly formed Hawkes Bay office.
Gordon is a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) and a Member of the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ).