Chris joined the Robert Bird Group in 1988 as a graduate engineer and currently holds the position of Chief Operating Officer. Chris moved to Sydney in 1997 and played an instrumental role in establishing and building our NSW business.
Chris’s particular expertise is in the fields of adaptive reuse and heritage refurbishments, forensic engineering and wharf projects. During his time in Sydney, Chris has led and successfully delivered numerous iconic projects including Woolloomooloo Finger Wharf, Walsh Bay Pier 6/7, and the refurbishment of the old George Patterson House into the Establishment Hotel. Chris is currently project director for the Barangaroo residential development currently under construction.
One of the highlights of Chris’s career thus far has been the Walsh Bay Pier 6/7 project. A unique construction methodology was developed by the RBG team for this project. This idea delivered significant value to the project and whilst the methodology was complicated, the project was delivered on time, on budget and won numerous industry awards for the high level of innovation brought to the project.