Native to the UK, David joined the Redco Tauranga team in 2014, bringing with him nearly 20 years of experience spread across the civil & structural engineering and oil & gas industries. Upon graduating from the University of Portsmouth in 1997, David joined a small multidisciplinary engineering practice in the UK and remained with the same company until joining Redco. During his time in the UK he progressed to Director in 2003 and became a Chartered Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers in 2005. In 2008 David set up and ran a satellite office for the same UK Company focussing primarily on both traditional timber framed and structural insulated panel construction, and hot rolled steel frame construction. David is enjoying his new life in the Bay of Plenty with his Kiwi wife and their young family.