Smart Structures

Paul firmly believes in and is renowned for his ‘Smart Structures’ approach. Central to this considered concept is an understanding of the total project, the ability to resolve complex issues and a commitment to engaging with clients to secure delivery. The end result is a smart outcome.

“Under Paul’s leadership the structural engineering team successfully delivered innovative engineering solutions to these structures, in particular, to the planning and design of the difficult below-water basements”

Jon Lyle, Project Director - Discovery Point

“Paul’s ability to ensure that projects are designed to budget and his experience in concept planning are invaluable to the success of developments"

Peter Munnings, General Manager Operations - Payce


Paul Davis
Managing Director

Paul is Specialist Structural Consultant with more than 30 years’ of structural engineering experience across Australia and internationally. His extensive project portfolio spans world scale and major projects including airports, commercial developments, industrial and manufacturing, heritage and residential buildings. Paul offers specialist expertise in foundations in poor ground, deep basements and diaphragm walls.

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons), Southern Queensland University Graduate Diploma of Business Management, Central Queensland University.

Affiliations & Memberships
Member of Engineers Australia (MIEAust) Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) Registered Engineer, Queensland (RPEQ) Member of Australian Institute of Steel Construction (ASI)

Career Summary
2015-Present: Managing Director – The Structures Group Pty Ltd.
2011-Present: National Group Leader – Structures, Calibre Consulting
2005-2011: Managing Director, Paul Davis Rajalingam Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd, Sydney
1997-2005: Managing Principal, Robert Bird & Partners Pty Ltd, Sydney
1988-1997: Director, Karamisheff Nagel Consulting Engineers, Brisbane
1984-1988: Senior Structural Engineer, Taylor Thomson Whitting Pty Ltd
1982-1984: Senior Structural Engineer, Karamisheff Nagel
1980-1982: Structural Engineer, Arriotti, Hamilton & Bruce, Cairns.