Damian has 17 year of water engineering experience with Tonkin + Taylor. His primary technical expertise is in the identification and mitigation of flood risk. He has spent the last 12 years managing T+T's stormwater projects in Nelson, and is well-connected across T+T's national flood modelling and flood risk, coastal, dams and ecology teams. Other technical skill areas include risk and damages assessment, hydrological assessment, hydraulic design, dam safety services, urban drainage systems, AutoCAD and 12d design and GIS mapping. He has worked on design teams for several large hydro, irrigation, coastal and motorway projects, and has developed broad experience across the Water Engineering sub-disciplines. He has appeared as an expert witness on stormwater aspects of numerous land development projects, and has assisted local government with Plan preparation and community engagement around flood hazards.