Erik Thomson

Erik Thomson

Lead Structural Engineer

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 View Profile +

Dan Welch

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

Jimuel Mejica

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

David Wong

Structural Engineer

Brook Tyrrell

Senior Civil/Structural Designer
National Diploma in Architectural Technology View Profile +

Omar Espiritu

Civil Structural Technician
Diploma in Civil Engineering, Technical Certificate in Civil and Structural Engineering Design View Profile +

Zinzan Hodgson

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

James Reid

Senior Structural Engineer
BE (Civil), MScEng View Profile +

Rob Aubrey

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

Ana Passadore Denis

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

Manar Kabrawi

Marketing Lead
BsBA – Marketing, concentration in MIS – Magna Cum Laude. PGDBA – Marketing (Hons). MBA – Marketing (Academic Excellence). View Profile +

Maree Wedding

Financial Controller
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Danielle Bellamy

Business Administrator
BDes (Hons) View Profile +