William is a chartered professional civil/geotechnical engineer who has worked for Opus and its predecessor for over 30 years.  His role with Opus Research involves ensuring the team continues to deliver relevant and high quality research to our clients, as well as encouraging others to see the true value of good engineering.

William is a Fellow of IPENZ and recipient of the IPENZ Turner Award for ongoing commitment to the self-regulating profession.  William is also an invited member on the National Pavement Technical Group, which assists the NZ Transport Agency to comment on current practice, and to review and develop technical specifications and guidelines.

William’s previous experience includes delivery of pavement materials and earthworks construction courses as part of the Diploma of Highway Engineering and BTech (Hiways) qualifications.  He has also presented earthworks design/construction and engineering material theory courses, and a series of geomechanics workshops for IPENZ.