Erik Thomson

Erik Thomson

Technical Director - Structures

Master of Engineering, CPEng (NZ), IntPE (NZ), CEng (UK), MEng (NZ), CMEng (NZ), MICE (UK)

Erik is a Chartered Structural Engineer (in NZ and UK) with 12 years of structural design, project management, and construction monitoring experience within heavy industrial and infrastructure sectors. He has delivered complex projects of varying sizes (from NZD$5m all the way to £1.0bn) both in NZ and worldwide including the Brent Delta Offshore Platform Topside Removal – a landmark project for the Oil and Gas industry due its magnitude and unique nature, a Nestle Plant Expansion Project in the Philippines, a new geothermal pipeline and power station in Indonesia and various water treatment plant projects in NZ– to mention a few.

Erik brings robust civil/structural engineering knowledge and strong leadership in the delivery of projects to highest standards. He has empowered employees with Safety in Design mentoring and challenged traditional approaches to come up with innovative solutions. Thanks to his ambition he has not only saved clients’ money but realised other socio-economic benefits to the local community and surrounding environment.

The GRIT team

Jason Matthews

Director / Senior Structural Engineer
NZCE (Civil), BE (Civil) 1st Class Honours, MENGNZ, NACE 3 View Profile +

Chris Ludlow

Lead Asset Management Engineer
BE (MECH) 1st CLASS HONOURS, AMIMechE, CAAM, AMPP Basic Coatings Inspector (NACE Level 1) View Profile +

Ana Passadore Denis

Project Manager
Bachelor of Industrial Engineering (Hons) View Profile +

Danielle Bellamy

Business Administration Manager
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Dan Welch

Principal Asset Management Engineer
B.Eng.Sc (Mechanical), NACE CIP1 View Profile +

Zinzan Hodgson

Asset Integrity Inspector
Qualified Mechanical Engineer Level 5 (Advanced Trade), ACA/ACRA Corrosion & Protection of Concrete Structures & Buildings, AMPP Certified Coatings Inspector (NACE Level 2) View Profile +

Matthew Chubb

Principal Civil Structural Engineer
BEng (hons) CPEng CMEngNZ CEng MICE IntPE(NZ) View Profile +

Luke Davey

Senior Project Manager / Principal Mechanical Engineer
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Timothy Lim

Senior Structural Engineer
BSC (CIVIL), MEngNZ View Profile +

Chris Arias

Senior Civil Structural Designer
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Josaphat Aguiman

Senior Civil Structural Designer
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Jo Lewin

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Tami Ludlow

Project Administrator
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Rob Aubrey

Project Manager
BE (Civil), NZCE (Civil) View Profile +

Tracey Barach

Business Administrator
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