Andy van Houtte – Senior Project Engineer (structural)


Areas of Expertise:

  • Market development
  • Structural engineering
  • Timber design
  • Seismic assessments


BE(Hons), ME(Structural), INTPE, MIPENZ, CPEng

Andy joined CGW in 2016 as a senior project engineer. He is responsible for successfully delivering a range of projects from small to large clients, supported by CGWs engineering resources. Using his timber fraternity network Andy has been able to grow the reach of CGW and add specialist knowledge of timber prefabrication and design to the business.

Andy’s experience stems from 14 years in the Timber Manufacturing Sector in New Zealand and Australia, where he has been involved in production, product development, sales, marketing, educational, technical and management roles. He has a Masters Degree Engineering from the University of Canterbury and is currently completing a Masters in Business Administration from Massey University. Andy is a Chartered member of the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand and a member of the Structural Engineering Society and the Timber Design Society.

Andy enjoys getting into the outdoors; tramping, mountain biking and watching rugby. He has a young family and enjoys spending time with them.


You will find Andy in our Nelson Office 

Phone: 03 548 8259  

Mobile: 021 998 834