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Our rigorous process ensures your project is managed strategically and efficiently from
initial conception through to final delivery and after-sales support.

Team Profile Felix Nguyen
Civil Draughtsperson
Felix Nguyen

Felix is the newest member of our team and brings your project concept to a reality as one of our highly skilled autocad technicians (B Construction Economics (Civil) and NZDE (Civil)). Felix is very detail oriented and provides technical input for civil infrastructure in compliance with all the relevant Code of Practices.

Team Profile Peter Reid
Principle Engineer
Peter Reid

Our Principle Engineer Peter is a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) (BE Civil, University of Auckland). His career has focused upon the water aspects of Civil Engineering with over twenty-five years in local government within the Auckland Region. He has a broad experience and detailed knowledge of all aspects of stormwater and wastewater engineering. Through his many years of working for Local Authorities, Peter brings to our team his knowledge of Council’s responsibilities, systems and processes, together with an understanding of what Council officers look for when we are submitting engineering reports and designs.

Team profile land development and civil ltd
Senior Civil Engineer
Katherine Selby-Smith

Katherine’s background is in Water Engineering (BE Environmental, Unitec). She brings to LDCivil the technical assessment of water, wastewater and stormwater engineering issues relating to Subdivision, Land Use, Building and Engineering Application consents. The specialist input Katherine provides includes wastewater and stormwater capacity assessments, stormwater mitigation design flood assessment reports, including overland flow path assessments, flood plain analysis.

Team Profile Daniel Thomas
Managing Director
Daniel Thomas

Daniel is our Managing Director (BE Civil Honours University of Auckland), he is a Registered Engineering Associate (REA) who has 15 years experience as a Civil Engineer. Daniel started LDCivil in 2013 to help fill Auckland’s need for sustainable engineering solutions to provide for our future growth. He has worked within the framework of the Auckland Council since its amalgamation. Daniel has the ability to provide our clients with an efficient design of infrastructure suitable to service subdivision and land developments. Daniel has a strong connection with the ocean brought about through surfing and fishing and LDCivil are proud to financially support sustainable coastlines.

Graduate Civil Engineer
Akash Pancholia

Akash graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree (BEng Tech) from Unitec. Akash’s role at LDCivil involves the planning and design of civil infrastructure to comply with the relevant Council Code of Practices. The role includes detailed design of new storm water and waste water networks as well as ensuring safety in the design of new access to subdivision developments. Akash’s skill and experience with Autocad also ensure these designs visually portray the engineering detail required for construction.


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