Senior Management
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Nick Calvert

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Nick Calvert BE(Hons), MIPENZ, CPEng

Structural Manager/Senior Structural Engineer, Christchurch

As a Structural Manager and Senior Structural Engineer Nick  brings a proactive approach to quality assurance, operational performance and processes.

Coming from a multi-national engineering company, with experience gained in the United Kingdom as well as New Zealand, Nick spearheads the company’s strong emphasis on statutory and regulatory compliance as well as contract management.

As a highly experienced design manager Nick is accustomed to driving and enhancing capability.

His expertise was initially gained on stadium and sports facilities in South Africa and the United Kingdom, 60-storey high rise apartments and educational institutions in the Borough of London.

Craig Manssen

Craig Manssen BE(Hons), CPEng

Structural Manager/Senior Structural Engineer, Tauranga

As a Structural Manager and Senior Structural Engineer for the Tauranga office Craig drives the ongoing development of technical competence within the team  as well as reviewing all documentation.

Craig came to Kirk Roberts following more than 20 years with a large multi national consulting company.

His early experience gained both in New Zealand and parts of Asia include coal handling port facilites, heavy machinery workshops, process powerplants and electronics and irradiation factories.


Dave Forrest

Dave Forrest

Senior Architectural Technician, Christchurch

As a Senior Architectural Technician Dave oversees workflow and project documentation across multi-disciplinary teams in the Christchurch office.

He brings expertise in procurement, integration between architectural design and engineering plans and technical detailing.

Recording variations, effective handling of contract documentation and confirming work scope are responsibilities that Dave manages to ensure projects are delivered to meet agreed timeframes.

Dave has been integral to the company’s successful track record and completion of complex multi-storey commercial buildings across post earthquake Canterbury.