Chris Freer Tonkin & Taylor International

Chris Freer is a director of Tonkin + Taylor International and the Pacific Business Development Manager with responsibility for overseeing the company’s marketing and business operations throughout the region. Chris has more than 30 years of specialist expertise in site investigations and geotechnical engineering and also covers the role of project director for major infrastructure projects undertaken by T+TI within the region.

Tonkin + Taylor International (T+TI) was established in 1959, and is a leading New Zealand based consultancy with specialist expertise in natural hazards, environmental, geotechnical, civil and water resource engineering.  T+TI’s key credentials include:

  • Internationally-experienced consultancy with over 1,000 major assignments completed covering the environmental and infrastructure sectors
  • Track record covering 18 Pacific island nations
  • Work for government, private and public companies, ADB, JICA, NZ Aid, AusAid, UN and World Bank over the past 20 years in relation to natural hazards, infrastructure development, institutional strengthening and training, hydrological and water resource studies
  • Specialist expertise in the following areas:

-               Environmental impact assessments

-               Coastal hazard assessment, climate change effects, modelling and mitigation measures flood management options and flood mitigation design

-               Renewable energy, hydropower investigation, design, and project management

-               Geotechnical investigations for site development, slope stability and infrastructure projects

-               Land and water resources planning, water supply headworks, treatment and distribution

-               Specialist expertise in key infrastructure projects, including ports, airports and roading

-               Solid waste management expertise

-               Construction supervision and contract management/procurement

T+TI is a member of the New Zealand Pacific Business Council and the New Zealand Fiji Business Council. The T+T Group resources include a combined staff of 650 and includes offices in Malaysia, the Philippines and Australia, with affiliated companies in Fiji, Samoa and New Caledonia.

Contact Details:

Phone : +64 -9-355-6000

Mobile : +64-21-667-247

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