SCNZ appoints technical director


Steel Construction NZ (SCNZ) has appointed Kevin Cowie to the role of technical director.

Cowie has been a steadfast member of the SCNZ team since he joined as senior structural engineer 12 years ago.

SCNZ general manager Darren O’Riley says that, in that time, Cowie has tirelessly supported the organisation to advocate the use of structural steel in construction. 

Cowie has been involved in multiple standards committees, from chairing NZS 3404 to participating in AS/NZS 2327, 1252 and 5131.

He has co-authored and contributed to countless design guides and industry guidance documents, chaired numerous industry working groups, and is a regular presenter at engineering seminars and conferences.

Internationally, he has participated in invitation-only workshops on steelwork connections, and other specialist conferences.

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