Director, Senior Mechanical Engineer, Certified Passive House Designer
Chris has been in the construction industry for over 30 years as a building engineering services design engineer, initially in the United Kingdom and latterly in Wellington since 1999. Chris’ special interest lies in naturally ventilated low-energy buildings. He has also worked on several projects as the independent commissioning agent including the Alan McDiarmid Building at Victoria University, Amesbury School and Project 56 on The Terrace.
With a strong interest in producing internally comfortable buildings Chris completed the Passive House Designer certification in 2011 and is currently the passive house designer/technical consultant for a house in the design stage in Wellington. He and the CORA team are also collaborating with Spacecraft in Christchurch on their WikiHouse project.
Chris likes to relax by watching his beloved football team, the (mighty) Phoenix play and sometimes win. He is yet to be asked to join the Yellow Fever.