Director Pat has a broad range of national and international experience, working in London, Dubai and Australia and most recently setting up the Auckland branch of an Australian based structural engineering firm. Pat’s roles within Enovate are business development, including the procurement of work, marketing, networking and growth orientated goal setting, structural design and review for new residential, commercial, industrial and educational projects, and seismic assessment and strengthening design for existing buildings.
Dr Michael Newcombe
Director Mike has a masters from the European School for Earthquake Engineering and a Doctorate in the design of multi-storey timber buildings. His recent professional experience includes over two years as general manager of an Auckland-based structural engineering office, designing and reviewing numerous residential, industrial and commercial structures. While proficient with concrete and steel design, he is sought after as a timber technology expert by a broad range of clients and teaches timber engineering at professional seminars and University. Mike’s roles within Enovate are business development, structural design and review of new residential, commercial and educational projects, and the design and development of alternative structural systems.
Dr Brian Peng
Associate Director Brian graduated with honours and completed a PhD from the University of Canterbury. He has 4 years of research experience on seismic response and analysis of reinforced concrete (RC) frame buildings with precast flooring systems. He has over 9 years of consulting experience on assessment and strengthening of existing buildings and design/management of new bridges, civil structures, residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Brian’s role within Enovate is technical development, project management, and business development.
The Directors of Enovate come from different backgrounds and have varying skillsets yet strongly agree on a common company vision. We enjoy providing high-quality structural design services while working in a positive and friendly work environment.
To achieve this vision we promote the values of empathy, integrity, passion, comradery, dedication and open-mindedness. We strive for a culture where all members of our team enjoy coming to work for a new professional challenge and to share/socialise with the rest of the team. We encourage and support good work-life balance and flexibility. The directors are easy-going and are keen to ensure that everyone in the team has a voice.