Peter Forder

Associate & Principal Structural / Civil Engineer


Peter graduated in 1992 and commenced work as a structural design engineer in a Brisbane consultancy before moving to Sydney in 1997. Peter then further developed his design experience and responsibilities completing numerous major projects, including the Sydney International Airport Redevelopment, Mater Hospital Redevelopment and Ricoh Arena Stadium (UK). In 2009 Peter managed the Newcastle Structural Office for another consultancy before joining Izzat Consulting Engineers in 2012 as a Principal Structural Engineer.

Peter has over 20 years experience in consulting engineering practice. He has been responsible for the structural and civil design for a range of projects from large scale commercial and residential developments to major industrial facilities. His experience includes major commercial and industrial facilities for clients including Qantas, Coca Cola, ALDI, Woolworths, Nestle, and P&O. In particular, Peter has major experience in the design and modifications to existing buildings that are to remain fully operational during the construction period. Examples of this include the Sydney International Airport Redevelopment in 2000, the Coca Cola Production and Distribution Facility at Northmead and major modifications to high-rise tower and forecourt podiums at 259 George Street Sydney.

Key Experience

  • Structural and Civil Engineering Design
  • Design Management
  • Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Health


  • Bachelor of Engineering in Structural Engineering, The University of Queensland, 1992

Previous Experience

  • 2012 – Present: Izzat Consulting Engineers – Principal Engineer
  • 2010 – 2012: Robert Bird Group – Office Manager, Structures (Newcastle)
  • 1997 – 2010: Robert Bird Group – Principal (Sydney)
  • 1993 – 1997: Karamisheff Nagel (KN) Pty Ltd – Design Engineer


  • Member of the Institution of Engineers Australia



Commercial and Education

  • HMRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging Centre, New Lambton Heights
  • ALDI Head Office, Minchinbury
  • Mt Hagen Parliament Chambers
  • Sydney International Airport Redevelopment – Pier B, Northern Concourse and Basement
  • Newcastle Mater Hospital Redevelopment, Waratah


  • Various Residential Aged Care and Assisted Living Facilities
  • Various Home Residences
  • Bullecourt Place Apartments, Pyrmont
  • The Apex Apartments, North Sydney
  • Moore Park Gardens Apartments, Sydney

Forensic and Remedial

  • Civic Square Apartments, Newcastle
  • Various Underpinning and Repairs, Residential Units

Industrial and Mining

  • Convatech Turning Platform
  • RCR Workshop Crane Upgrade / Modifications, Bennetts Green
  • UGL Train Maintenance Facility, Broadmeadow
  • Workshop Upgrade, Collinsville Coal, Central Queensland
  • Industrial Buildings, Eraring Power Station, Lake Macquarie


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