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Bryan King

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), New Zealand Certificate of Engineering (Civil), M.I.E. Aust CP Eng NER

Bryan King joined SCP Consulting as a senior design engineer in 1996 and was promoted to Director in 2006. He completed his Bachelor of Civil Engineering in 1984 at the University of Auckland, New Zealand and also gained the SETMA Timber Engineering Prize. He migrated to Australia in 1986 and for the two years in New Zealand and 32 years in Australia, has been involved in a broad range of engineering projects in the commercial and industrial areas. Consulting experience with SCP since 1996 has included design management, design and supervision. Prior to joining SCP Consulting, he has worked with Holmes Wood Poole & Johnstone Ltd in New Zealand, Holmes Consulting P/L and Rust PPK Pty Ltd. He is a Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineers Australia as well as a Member of the Civil and Structural Colleges.

Bryan is also a member of the Association of Consulting Structural Engineers of NSW. He has co-authored numerous papers in relation to steel design and completed projects.

Paul Siewert

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) (Structural), F.I.E. Aust CP Eng NER

Paul Siewert is a Director with 30 years of consulting engineering experience. He is a fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia. Paul has had a variety of consulting engineering experience in concrete, steel and timber structures. His early experience was with a specialised timber engineering consultant. As a result, Paul has gained valuable experience in the design of all types of timber structures including warehouses, churches and road and railway bridges. Paul has also worked with Civil & Civic as a design engineer and with Ove Arup & Partners. Overseas experience includes the part design of Asian Games Aquatic Centre in Bangkok and numerous timber structures in New Zealand. Consulting experience with SCP since 1996 has included the design & documentation of numerous large scale projects as well as numerous industrial, commercial and domestic type structures. His area of expertise includes structural steel buildings, reinforced and post-tensioned concrete and timber structures.

Paul is also experienced in the design of wind sensitive structures and recent projects include numerous tall buildings. Other specialist fields include general structural dynamics including Earthquake analysis and Finite Element Modelling.

David Templeton

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) (Structural), M.I.E. Aust CP Eng NER

David Templeton is a Director with 30 years of consulting engineering experience. He is a member of the Institution of Engineers Australia and is a Registered Professional Engineer, Queensland. (RPEQ). He started his design career with the Roads and Traffic Authority designing steel & concrete road bridges and widening of existing bridges. David commenced with SCP Consulting as a design engineer working on a diverse range of public infrastructure projects for the Dept of Transport. These included railway stations (new and refurbished), wharves, multi-level carparks and bus interchanges. As a senior engineer with SCP he took on the responsibility for the design and structural design management of multi-storey post-tensioned concrete commercial & residential projects, as well as large structural steel industrial buildings.

A period as the Structural Manager of Cardno Young saw he and his staff carry out the concept design, detailed design & construction supervision of educational, industrial & aged care facility buildings. David returned to SCP Consulting in 2005 as a Director and continues to manage the design of large residential, commercial & industrial projects. His particular design expertise is in post-tensioned concrete & structural steel.

Livio Chiarot

Diploma of Technology (Civil), Master of Project Management, F.I.E. Aust, Member, Australian Airports Association (AAA)

Joining as Principal Consultant of SCP Consulting in 2015, Livio has over 40 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry with extensive experience in design, documentation and construction auditing for land development projects, traffic planning reports, and massive site works projects, aquatic and water treatment projects. He is also valued as an expert witness. He has been responsible for civil, hydraulics and fire services disciplines, major flood and mitigation studies, airfield pavement design, advanced civil hydraulics, aquatic design and building services. In all areas Livio is an advocate of ecologically sustainable development options, analysis and assessments.

Livio’s work includes civil, fire and hydraulic design and management services for industrial, commercial, residential, health, educational, recreational, land development projects, and mining developments in the Newcastle area and in Western Australia.

Using a creative but environmentally sustainable approach, Livio’s cross discipline innovative solutions are founded on his sound technical knowledge and practical construction experience. His project management skills, enthusiasm and commitment drive a keen understanding of client and project needs, all of which allow him to manage, integrate, coordinate and deliver each of his projects. He believes in teamwork and demonstrates interdisciplinary coordination as a feature of his approach.