I grew up in Cham, Switzerland.
My education: Trade/university and electrical contractor licence school
Notable accomplishments: The electrical design of hundreds of residential, commercial, industrial projects of all sizes; heritage building award; lighting award; assisting many EIT achieve the P. Eng. status
What put me on the path to engineering: My career evolved from electrical contracting to engineering.
Something that surprised me about working in an engineering firm: The profession is not much appreciated, but necessary!
What I like about systems design is the end result.
Projects I’m proud of: There are so many, but particularly Waterfront Centre, Cathedral Place, Royal Centre, Metrotown Shopping Centre.
How mechanical engineering improves lives: It keeps citizens out of the dark and in comfort.
A favourite moment in engineering: A successful project completion and a happy client.
I chose Vancouver because it’s located in one of the world’s most beautiful countries.
I’m influenced by life itself.
I’m inspired to participate in making a better world.
I’m concerned that the environment is at a point of no return.
When I’m not working you can find me spending time with my spouse.
Something I’ve fixed/built from scratch at home: A 1000 sf house addition and a large 22’x24′ pond.
I’m surprisingly good at joking and being happy.
Quote that guides me right now: “Believe in a non-religious life in eternity.”