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Elliot is a perfectionist in his approach and values direct involvement in all projects, working with his clients from schematic design through to construction stage servicing.



Elliot is a founding director of SY Structures with professional experience in the UK and Australia. Elliot has delivered many significant and varied projects throughout Australia ranging from large scale mid-rise developments to major high-rise residential towers in the Melbourne area.

“We continually invest in the technical and managerial skills of all our employees to ensure our team is always at the forefront of industry advancement.”

Daniel brings a hands-on approach to his projects, striving to find engineering solutions that maximise structural efficiency while preserving the Architectural intent.


Prior to founding SY Structures, Daniel commenced his career at Wood & Grieve Engineers where his responsibilities eventually included winning, leading and managing significant structural projects in the Melbourne office, while also making significant contributions to the technical development of the national WGE structural business up until 2015.

“We strive to maintain a flat organisational structure so that office culture is strong and projects can be run efficiently with open communication.”

John is a practical and assiduous individual with strong problem-solving skills. He has excellent communication and interpersonal skills and his innovative nature in providing sustainable solutions for various structures is an asset for the project delivery team.


During his time working in Australia, John has been involved in various projects from feasibility through to design documentation and construction stages involving a wide range of construction techniques, materials and analysis methods on low and mid-rise structures.

Steve Forbes

As an early adopter of Revit, Steve was able to see the industry innovation potential in BIM from the beginning. This now positions him at the forefront of current technology, using the latest programs and techniques to deliver data rich models of the highest quality, that benefit all who collaborate with SY.