Scott Miller

Scott Miller
BE, MIPENZ (STRUCTURAL), CPEng, MISTRUCTE, C.Eng (UK), INTPE

Scott joined Silvester Clark in 2003 and is the Principal in charge of the Wellington office.
 
Scott brings to the firm an innovative approach following 6 years working overseas on high profile projects using different building 
systems and methods.
 
Scott spent two years in Sydney, Australia during the build up to the Olympic Games in 2000. His role involved designing with different building materials such as brick, post tensioned suspended slabs and glass reinforced plaster walls. He gained further experience designing several high rise, industrial, pool and residential projects from inception to completion. 
 
Scott moved to the UK in 1999 and began working with structural engineering specialists Price & Myers in London. Scott forged 
relationships for the firm with large publicly listed companies and consequently worked on a number of high profile projects. These included the £17M, 333 Oxford Street development and the scheme design for several buildings that formed the £180M Riverside Quarter development in Wandsworth.
 
Scott specialises in multistory seismic building design and has been the principal in charge of several significant buildings in Wellington and around New Zealand including the new Countdown Newtown store, Trinity Apartments, The Hutt Indoor Sports facility, Ohakea Helicopter Hangar, Il Casino Apartments, strengthening of the New Zealand Fire Service Stations, The Porsche and Audi buildings and the Waterfront Apartments in Napier.
 
Scott relates well to clients and their needs but also believes that you must get on with all team members to have a successful project. He likes to exceed client expectations and prides himself on meeting deadlines and providing the most economical solution for each 
project. 
 
Scott currently sits on the executive committee for the Earthquake and Natural Hazards New Zealand. He is a trained Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Engineer, was involved in the Christchurch earthquake deployments and was the engineering team leader in USAR assistance in Japan following the devastating earthquake and tsunami. He recently worked with the United Nations on behalf of NZAid, advising the local government in Padang, Indonesia following the large earthquake there in September 2009.