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SERVICES
CIVIL & STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
OVER 25
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
FOOD INDUSTRY LEADERS
Planning, design and construction management of cold storage and food processing facilities.

ABOUT

In our thirteen years of operation, Connor Consulting has become industry leaders in the planning, design and construction management of cold storage and food processing facilities.

We work with most major cold storage operators, particularly integrating food processing, hygiene and NZFSA requirements into cold environment analysis and design.  

We have the capability to provide layout planning, civil and structural engineering, specification, detailing, tendering, construction management, and trouble-shooting in the cold storage and food industry.

We have twelve permanent staff, and three contract staff members as required to ensure we have the capacity to undertake significant projects. We maintain contacts in the industry to enable us to provide additional resources and disciplines often needed on our projects, such as fire, electrical, refrigeration, ventilation, mechanical, and geotechnical.

ABOUT
CLIENTS

CLIENTS

We work with most major cold storage operators around New Zealand,

and a wide variety of industrial/food processing clients, some shown below.

PEOPLE

PEOPLE 

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PETER HAMPTON

Mobile: 021 559 389

Peter is a Director at Connor Consulting. He is a Chartered Professional Civil/Structural Engineer with over 25 years’ experience in both New Zealand and the UK.
 

He has experience in commercial and industrial design and construction, including extensive food processing and cold storage knowledge undertaking projects for most of the clients listed above.

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AMIR MALEK

Mobile: 021 263 6117

Amir joined Connor Consulting 

in March 2019 and has nearly 10 years' of engineering experience. Amir completed his PhD in Structural Engineering at the University of Canterbury in 2018 and had been working in Christchurch since. He has extensive experience in seismic assessments and strengthening earthquake-damaged buildings. 

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MARK WESTPHALL

Mobile: 021 198 9956

Mark is a Director at Connor Consulting with over 25 years’ experience as a Chartered Professional Structural Engineer working in New Zealand and the UK.

 

His skills are in the planning and design of commercial, industrial, food processing and cold storage facilities. Mark believes projects are most successful when all members work and communicate as a team.

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MAX CHEN

Mobile: 022 644 1214

Max joined Connor Consulting in September 2019 as a Graduate Structural Engineer.  He had carried out numerous structural assessments for earthquake-damaged buildings in Christchurch and residential designs for a year and a half before joining the team.  He completed an engineering degree at the University of Canterbury in 2017.

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SAM LÊ

Sam joined Connor Consulting's draughting force in early 2020, bringing with him many years of modelling and draughting experience in commercial, industrial, civil, and high-end residential structures.  Sam enjoys learning and using Dynamo and Revit API to create useful tools (at least for him) for the draughting team in his down time between projects.

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ROLAND MÜLLER

Roland joined Connor Consulting as a technician in 2024.  

He has brought more than a decade of international and local experience in structural, commercial and residential projects into the drafting team.

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DIANA BARR

Mobile: 027 529 5776

Diana is an experienced, Chartered Structural Engineer with an interest in specialist building structures.

 

Her design work has included classrooms and school buildings, coldstores, warehouses, office buildings, memorial arches and waste water treatment plants.

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DAN ALABASTER

Mobile: 027 266 3037

Dan joined Connor Consulting in 2022 as a graduate engineer. He has carried out numerous residential structural assessments from the Christchurch earthquakes in addition to doing design for architectural homes for a year and a half before joining the team. He graduated the University of Canterbury in 2020.

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ERIC KIM

Eric joined Connor Consulting’s draughting team in early 2022 as a junior draughtsperson.

He has experience in residential, commercial and civil modelling and draughting.

Eric believes that the person’s attitude is the most fundamental for achieving all successful results.

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ANDREW PAULI

Mobile: 021 043 6089

Andrew is a Chartered Professional Structural Engineer in New Zealand and Canada, with 20  years’ experience working on a variety of industrial projects in New Zealand and abroad.

 

This includes hydro and debris protection projects in Canada, power station construction in Egypt, as well as New Zealand experience in the food and power industry including seismic assessments/strengthening.

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ANDY KELLY

Andy joined the Connor Consulting team in 2023 as a Structural Engineering Technologist. He brings with him a wealth of experience in both draughting and engineering design, across both residential and commercial projects. Andy completed his Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree through Ara in 2014 and a Master of Architectural Engineering through the University of Canterbury in 2019.

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RHONDDA VINCENT

Rhondda is also part of our drafting team. She has over 30 years of drafting experience, the majority of which has been in the within food processing and cold storage space.

We can also draw upon three additional contract staff as required to undertake significant projects.

ASSOCIATIONS

ASSOCIATIONS

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CAREERS

While we currently don't have any open positions, we are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join us.  If you believe your skills and expertise align with our values and vision, please send your cover letter and CV to Diana Barr dbarr@connorconsulting.co.nz.  We'll review your application and keep it on file for future opportunities that match your qualifications.

Contact

CONTACT

CONNOR CONSULTING HEAD OFFICE

Unit 4, 5 Wordsworth Street, 

Christchurch 8023

admin@connorconsulting.co.nz

03-940-7124  |  021-559-389

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