About Forensic Engineering Investigations

FORENSIC ENGINEERING INVESTIGATIONS (FEI) was established by Mr. Forrest in 2004 as the “investigative” division of our primary trading company.

FEI was established in order to SPECIFICALLY ATTEND TO THE INVESTIGATION OF BUILDING DEFECTS and ASSIST IN LEGAL PROCEEDINGS AS AN EXPERT WITNESS.

Forensic and structural investigations and the preparation of Expert REPORTS ARE SOLELY COMPLETED by our DIRECTOR/PRINCIPAL ENGINEER, MR. JOHN FORREST.

MR. FORREST HAS EXTENSIVE FORENSIC ENGINEERING AND INVESTIGATIVE EXPERIENCE with the completion of numerous reports for a client base ranging from private clients, Real Estate Offices and Strata Managers, Government organisations, mining organisations, insurance companies and national legal practices. Mr. Forrest has completed Forensic and Expert Reports for sites in the Sydney Metropolitan area inclusive of the Northwest sector, the Blue Mountains area and the Southwest sector and has most recently been involved in legal proceedings for dwellings located in Burleigh Waters, Queensland.

MR. FORREST HAS BEEN CALLED UPON TO BE AN EXPERT WITNESS IN NUMEROUS LEGAL PROCEEDINGS and these services are provided in accordance with Schedule K of the Expert Witness Code of Conduct.

Mr. Forrest has prepared reports for a RANGE OF COURTS inclusive of the CTTT, Local and District Courts to the SUPREME COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES and the SUPREME COURT OF QUEENSLAND.

Mr. Forrest is supported by a TALENTED TEAM OF PEOPLE who are committed to delivering reports to the HIGHEST LEVEL OF PROFESSIONALISM AND EFFICIENCY. FEI is serviced by the following key team members who are supported by our excellent administration staff:

MS. ASHLEIGH FLAVELL – PERSONAL ASSISTANT/OFFICE MANAGER

Ashleigh has been with the Practice since 2006 and has worked her way through the company to hold the integral role of Personal Assistant/Office Manager. Through her professionalism and attention to detail Ashleigh has established herself as a valuable member of our team and our clients have come to rely on her friendly nature and efficient work ethic.

MR. JAMES FORREST – ENGINEERING MANAGER

James has been with the Practice since 2010 and is responsible for management of our structural projects and the inspection of construction works. James also undertakes the initial assessment of projects within the design phase and assists Mr. Forrest with the on-site investigation of building damage (non-legal reports only). Since James’ commencement with the Practice he has become an invaluable member of staff and has earned a brilliant reputation for his ability to manage on-site works and contractors and for his valuable contribution to the design of projects.