Key Operational Contacts - Wellington

Ravi Alwis

Ravi Alwis BEng(Hons) (IQP), Passive Fire Protection

Senior Building Compliance Consultant

Ravi is a highly experienced Building Compliance Inspector and Independent Qualified Person (IQP).  His expertise cover IQP inspections, mechanical ventilation, fume cupboards and backflow prevention testing and reporting. Ravi has established professional relationships with the local authorities in the Wellington region which facilitates the service provided to CoveKinloch’s clients.

Deirdre McShane

Deirdre McShane BSc (Hons) Building Surveying NAWIC

Building Surveyor

Deirdre is a degree qualified building surveyor working out of our Wellington office. Her key areas of specialty are commercial building surveying and remediation project management.

She is working on some very complex remediation projects. Deirdre is nearing completion of the NZIBS criteria for becoming a registered building surveyor.

Michael Clifford

Michael Clifford BEng (Hons), MSc, CEng, FIFireE, CPEng, MIPENZ, FCABE

Senior Fire Engineer

Michael commenced his career as fire fighter in the British Naval Air Command Fire Service in which he progressed to the equivalent level of an Assistant Divisional Officer. He subsequently gained formal qualifications and has practiced as a consulting fire engineer in private practice for the past 14 years.

Michael is available for performance based fire engineering design, complex fire modelling and other roles associated with building consent documentation for both new and existing buildings together with advisory services relating to the existing built environment.

Stuart Jeffs

Stuart Jeffs Licenced Building Practitioner MNZIBS

Registered Building Surveyor

Stuart is a senior building consultant and building surveyor working out of our Wellington office. His key areas of specialty are commercial & public sector building surveying, weathertightness and remediation management.

Stuart has a trade background, is a Licenced Building Practitioner (LBP) and has passed his weather tightness examination modules with the NZIBS. He is well respected by his many body corporate, public sector and private clients.