Kourosh Kayvani joins HKA's Forensic practice in Sydney

07 February 2021 Consultancy.com.au 2 min. read
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Global specialist consulting firm HKA has strengthened its team in Sydney with Kourosh Kayvani.

Appointed a Principal in HKA’s Forensic Technical Services practice, Kourosh Kayvani has been tasked with expanding the firm’s footprint in the risk mitigation and dispute resolution space with a focus on the capital projects and infrastructure sector.

A chartered professional engineer and Fellow of Engineers Australia, Kayvani brings with him a wealth of engineering, expert witness, and failure investigation expertise to the firm. His track record includes contributing to the design and delivery of several award-winning projects across Australia and New Zealand, such as 5 Martin Place commercial tower and Bankwest Stadium in Sydney, and the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel in Melbourne.

Kourosh Kayvani, Principal, HKA

Throughout his career, Kayvani also delivered projects in Asia, such as the West Kowloon Terminus in Hong Kong, and the UK, such as Wembley Stadium in London.

He previously spent twenty-three years at Australian engineering consulting group Aurecon, where he held several leadership roles, latterly acting as Global Managing Director of its Design, Innovation & Eminence practice. “We are delighted to welcome Kourosh to the firm and we look forward to working with him to grow our offering in Oceania and beyond,” said Alistair Mein, Partner and Head of Oceania at HKA.

Commenting on his new challenge, Kayvani said: “In the context of disruptive forces affecting our clients’ businesses and projects, we have a wonderful opportunity to help them navigate spiralling complexities and risks they face with our interdisciplinary expert advisory and forensic technical services.”

HKA has been active in the country since the establishment of its Sydney operations in 1999. The consulting firm has played a role on several iconic projects including the operations, trains and systems contract for Sydney Metro (Australia’s first fully automated rapid transit network) and the Lower South Creek Wastewater Treatment Program for Sydney Water. 

Globally, HKA has over 1,000 consultants, experts and advisors in 40+ offices across 17 countries.