BuroHappold is a people practice. The diversity of our staff is what makes us unique. Their skills and expertise, along with their creative, enthusiastic personalities, enquiring minds and creative flair are what maintains our innovative edge.

Because people are at the heart of everything we do – the built environment is, after all, for people – we’re committed to creating the best environments we can. We work with some of the best minds in engineering and consulting in order to pass that expert knowledge onto each and every one of our projects.

Our teams of highly skilled specialists work around the world on projects that vary in size and scope. From housing plans all the way to developing entire cities, they have the skills we need to help make your projects a success.

Rob Amphlett

Group Director

Rob is a creative and highly experienced structural engineer who has been with BuroHappold Engineering since graduating from the University of Bath in 1995.  During this time he has established an excellent track reco

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Zelimir Anic

Technical Director

Zelimir has over 25 years’ of experience as a structural engineer and holds professional licences in UK and British Columbia, Canada. 

Having joined BuroHappold in 2005, Zelimir has had responsibility f

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Kate Ascher


Regional Discipline Leader for North America

Kate Ascher leads BuroHappold’s Cities Group, which specializes in urban planning and development. Kate has a track record of effective leadership in infrastructure,...

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Ante Baric

Principal Consultant

Ante has extensive experience in business planning, project appraisal and development of strategic projects across different sectors of the built environment. His work has included a client advisory post for regenerating Riyadh’s...

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Philip Bates


Philip has 25 years’ experience in providing policy advice and financial and economic evaluation of transport infrastructure. Over the last 15 years he has focused on infrastructure projects that involve private sector financing....

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Toby Bauly

Associate Director

Toby has worked on many large scale projects particularly within the sports and leisure sector. With over ten years’ experience he has been involved in projects from competition and early concept design through

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Steven Baumgartner

Associate Principal

Steven leads design, research and consultancy projects focused on energy and sustainability for the built environment. Steven bridges multiple scales at BuroHappold, impacting buildings, infrastructure, cities and policy,...

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Matthias Beckh


Matthias has over twelve years of experience with large, complex projects, such as high-rise buildings, museum expansions and structural retrofitting of culturally significant historic buildings. After his studies in structural...

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Uwe Behrends

Associate director

A building services engineer with over twenty years of experience, Uwe Behrend’s background is in providing engineering solutions for investments from concept through to completionfor a wide range of sectors: commercial office,...

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Andrew Best


Andrew is a Group Director based in the London Structural Engineering Team. His work is spread across a diverse range of sectors and geographic locations with a particular focus on sports buildings, large international projects...

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