Our greatest resource is our team members.
Check them out below.
The calm, cool and collected Captain of the Civil Assist Team, Andrew has a strong focus on the environment and doing what is right. Andrew’s goal is to make a real difference, this is what drives him.
Rajeeth's training and work experience have taken him all around the world from Sri Lanka to Norway and Singapore. Rajeeth has a wide range of technical capabilities and is a strategic thinker and someone who always puts the team first.
Senthil is a sensitive young soul who knows that the successful delivery of any project relies on alignment between stakeholders. Senthil brings a positive can-do attitude to each project and the whole Civil team. Watch out for his wicked sense of humor!
Geotechnical & Civil Engineer
An extreemly talanted individual; if there's a criket match on you won't find Kogulan far away. Happily spending his weekends travelling for cricket, Kogulan spends his week days helping us all with technical details, CAD, reports and everything in between!
Project Manager & Geotechnical Technician
YOHANN ALI YAHIA
A multi-talented go-to person who keeps our geotechnical testing operations humming and all our plant and equipment in tip-top shape. Yohann has a passion for the environment and has a love for gardening and amazing food.
Senior Civil and Structural Engineer
If experience and knowledge about civil and structural engineering could be summarised in one word, it would be John. With over 50 years in the industry, John keeps extending his career in new, exciting projects, and takes off skiing whenever he gets the chance.
Hailing from India, Jibin has settled into New Zealand life and is quickly learning the ropes. Always travelling and experiencing what New Zealand has to offer Jibin has a passion for engineering.
A surf champ in his own right, when he’s not in the office you will find him scouting the coastline for surf or putting time into his vege patch. With a diverse working background and keen interest in environmentally conscious designs Dylan will find the right solution for your project.
With a bubbly and engaging personality, Reshma brings a beautiful positive attitude to the team. Reshma has experience in Road Surveying and is now a key member of the geotechnical team.
Zaria's key to her successful project outcomes is to always put the customer first. When not zooming around on the electric scooter inspecting our footpaths, drafting contract documents, or managing contracts, she’s likely to have her nose stuck in a book; she’s an engine that never stops!
The CAD guru at Civil Assist, Thomas is a master of computers and IT software. A predominantly self-taught problem-solver with the patience of a saint. Thomas is a perfect example of young talent finding his place in an area that he is passionate about.
Administrator and Marine Biologist
If it was possible to give a score to Nikki's positivity, it would be off the chart! Nikki brings a positive attitude to every day. Nikki is an avid surfer and has a passion for people and the environment.
Frieda brings her analytical skills to her Quantity Surveying role backed by years of experience working on complex multi-million contracts with London Underground. She balances the busy working hours by spending time with her young family, singing in Gisborne’s Savvy choir, and exercising excessively.
With a flair for the human element of design and being well versed in mechanical engineering Renzo is an all-rounder who works across survey, testing and design. Hailing from South America, don't be surprised if he's MIA during the height of summer!
An outdoor enthusiast, Marcus is a Senior Engineer of our team, providing extensive experience and expertise within utility infrastructure. He’s a well-known face for his wealth of successfully engineered projects, including managing the Gisborne water supply.
Here is your "Jack all trades & Master of all" person. Uli can design, draft, estimate, surf, play guitar and of course dance! Uli's expertise and experience is appreciated and valued by Clients and Colleges alike!
Geotechnical Engineer and Technician
Be it a desk job or getting out on site, Sterin does it all to perfection. His 8+ years of experience in diverse but relatable fields is a great asset to the team. No matter the stress of the day you'll find him at the badminton court every day after work!