Other Speakers - Session 5A


Session 5A

Session 5A Paper 1

Cameron Greig

Cameron has been in and around the concrete industry for 25 years, and following an initial period as a structural engineer, he has worked for an admixture supplier, a ready mix concrete supplier as a regional manager, and more recently managed NZ's most successful oxide supplier.  He has presented to the conference twice before; firstly about Pinto in concrete, and also on the history and opportunity with colour in concrete.  He has taken on the role as Sales Director for HR Cement primarily because he feels Eco-cem will be hugely beneficial to the industry as a whole.


Session 5A Paper 2

Dave Godfrey


Dave is a Senior Site Manager for Hawkins Infrastructure with over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry. Dave has extensive experience in in-situ concrete construction both in New Zealand and the United Kingdom and has worked on reservoirs, bridges, buildings. He is responsible for site management, site engineering, procurement, health and safety and quality. Dave was the winner of the 2016 Hawkins Achievement Success Category Award though his ability to build strong relationship amongst all stakeholder, anticipation and responsiveness to client’s needs. Dave delivers on his promises and maximizes value while minimizing risk.

Tim Peters


Tim is Chairman and Founding Partner of EDGE Consulting Engineers. He is responsible for the group's development on a worldwide scale. Tim has extensive experience in numerous large scale building projects in Australia, Asia, Middle East, United Kingdom and India. He has particular expertise in the use of post-tensioned solutions for building structures, and is recognised for delivery of budget conscious buildable solutions. Tim also sits on the Industry  Advisory Board for the School of Engineering at Griffith University and lectures on post tensioning at Griffith University. He is a member of the A.B. Paterson College Board.

David Sharp


David holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours), is a member of The Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand and is registered. David has extensive experience in the local construction market having worked for companies that lead New Zealand in their specialist fields. David understands the construction implications of design well and has particular experience in post-tensioning, ground anchoring and soil nailing. He is regularly consulted for expertise in these fields having had substantial exposure to the full spectrum of design and construct. He is a solution-driven professional with more than 25 years of significant, progressive engineering experience. He has also co-authored several technical papers.


Session 5A Paper 3

Sheena Chen




Session 5A Paper 4

Nan Yang

Nan graduated from Hunan University, China, in 2011 (Bachelor of Civil Engineering), where he also received a master’s degree in 2014. Since 2010 his research area has been focus on the properties of magnesium-based cement and rapid repairing materials for concrete structures.

After graduation in 2014, he served as a civil engineer for a real estate developer in China. In 2016, he became a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. His current project is the development of a sustainable cement based on a magnesia rich mineral. 

 Allan Scott

Allan is a Senior Lecturer Above the Bar in Materials and Structural Engineering at the University of Canterbury.  He gained his Masters of Science (Engineering) and his PhD at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and a Bachelor of Engineering and Management at the McMaster University, Canada.

Allan’s current role includes research into development of sustainable construction materials, long term performance and durability of infrastructure, and seismic performance of corrosion damaged structures.

Matthew Watson


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