Welcome to Northern Beaches Consulting Engineers.

Northern Beaches Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd is a professional engineering consultancy founded in 1997 following the merger of two sole proprietors.

The company now employs 20 staff with the technical and practical competence to handle structural projects ranging from small house additions to new prestige residences and multi storey unit developments. We specialise in architect-designed low to medium density residential buildings. Our structural competency extends to condition reporting, remedial specification and supervision and dilapidation surveys.

We also offer extensive experience in the field of civil engineering including the design of stormwater disposal systems (particularly on-site detention and WSUD), flood inundation analysis, road works, access and car park design retaining structures and excavation shoring.

Our Design Philosophy.

Our design emphasis is on innovative and practical structural / civil / stormwater solutions to the satisfaction of the client, designer and builder within the parameters of the relevant Australian Standards and the Building Code of Australia. We take great care to understand the requirements of our clients in an effort to provide the most practical and cost efficient solutions.

Please consider us for your next project.

Call: SYD (02)  9984 7000

         QLD (07) 5631 4744



Stewart McGeady



Stewart has accrued over 29 years of Structural Design and Engineering experience. After completing a Bachelor of Civil Engineering in 1985 at the University of New South Wales, Stewart worked at several Sydney based companies including Ove Arup & Partners and McBean & Crisp Pty Limited before forming his own consulting firm in 1991. Stewart is a member of the Institute of Engineers, Australia.


Richard Wray



Rick brings over 34 years experience to the company. Rick is a member of the Institute of Engineers, the Institute of Steel Construction, and the Institute of Concrete Construction, Aust. Ricks expertise lies in Structural and Civil Design, Project Management and Site Supervision. From 1980 - 1982, Rick worked as a Structural Design Engineer for the State Rail Authority, specialising in bridge design.

From 1982 - 1991 Rick gained experience with institutions including,W.L Meinhardt & Partners as Principal Supervising Engineer, and Brambles Industries Ltd., as Project Manager on various large capital projects including NewWharf facilities Port Melbourne and Burnie Tasmania, Container Depots, Wharves,Warehouses and Office Modifications, from feasibility to hand-over.


Brad Seghers



Brad has over 15 years of experience in Civil, Structural and Stormwater Engineering. After completing a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (First Class Honours) in 1995 at The University of Sydney, Brad worked at Taylor Thomson Whitting for 2 years before heading to London to work for several engineering companies over a 2 year period. On his return he joined the team at Northern Beaches Consulting Engineers. Brad is a member of the Institute of Engineers Australia and has achieved Certified Engineering Status in both the civil and structural colleges and is registered on the National Professional Engineers Register.