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Hamish McKenzie

Holmes Consulting LP

Hamish has over 25 years experience as a consulting Structural Engineer in a variety of roles and locations in New Zealand and overseas.  Hamish is Principal and Business Manager with Holmes Consulting, based in Wellington. 

His recent project experience includes the seismic strengthening and/or assessment of a number of well-known Wellington buildings including Parliament Buildings, Wellington Town Hall, Majestic Centre and the Wellington Railway Station. Hamish has also led the Structural Engineering delivery of a new Air-Traffic Control Tower at Wellington International Airport and the refurbishment and strengthening of the 1960’s Aurora Centre using Fluid Viscous Dampers (a first in New Zealand).

Hamish is a recognised leader within the Structural Engineering community in New Zealand.  He is the Immediate Past President of the Structural Engineering Society of New Zealand (SESOC) and is a member of the Engineering New Zealand, Programme Challenge Group, and is Project Director for the development of Low Damage Seismic Design information, a sector project being funded by MBIE.  Hamish is a keen advocate of resilience, seismic strengthening and low damage design initiatives.