Strategic and intuitive, Geoff Bills has over a decade of structural engineering design experience. His fast-tracked progression to Technical Director is due to his technical acumen to solve highly complex engineering problems and successfully collaborate with design partners.
Geoff has been involved in a wide range of project sectors including retail, commercial, industrial, government, healthcare; many of which include major refurbishments and heritage. Currently leading Walsh Bay Arts Precinct, he specialises in large scale, iconic projects that require high engineering advice, leadership and strong project management skills.
What does a Technical Director role involve?
The role is an opportunity to lead, manage, and encourage a team of professionals to achieve great results and pursue career growth. It also provides the chance to work more closely with the Directors to influence and shape the future of TTW.
In your perspective, how do you think the industry is changing?
Advancements in technology are having a significant impact on the industry. Whether through the growing popularity of new materials such as engineered timber or through the integration of 3D design documentation and automation with computational design. We are seeing improved construction efficiencies, positive responses to environmental footprints, and the changing role of an engineer. It is an exciting time.
Words of wisdom to your younger self?
Don’t hesitate, just go for it. Every challenge is an opportunity to develop, learn, and grow.