About Forrest Engineering Solutions

FORREST ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS (FES) was established in 2000, as a structural and civil consulting engineering firm that specialised in ‘PROBLEMATIC SITES’.

All design and documentation is overseen/completed by our PRINCIPAL ENGINEER, MR. JOHN FORREST BE(Hons) NSWIT CPEng M.I.E Aust #352313, who has over 25 years experience in the consulting engineering field and has been involved in numerous projects ranging from medium scale residential projects to large-scale housing estate developments.

FES has many LONG-STANDING CLIENTS, which include successful nursing home developers and prominent large-scale builders.

FES aims to provide innovative, efficient and cost-effective STRUCTURAL DESIGN SOLUTIONS FOR MEDIUM TO LARGER-SCALE WORKS.

In order to continually improve our documentation processes we now UTILISE THE NEWLY INTRODUCED TECHNOLOGY of BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING (BIM) on several of our larger scale projects.

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


Jessica has been with the Practice since 2003 and has progressed through the company to now manage the general operations of the Practice. In her time with FES Jessica has gained many skills inclusive of the ability to prepare drawings through the use of CAD software. Jessica is valued by our clients for her excellent customer service and management of projects.


Dane has been with the Practice since 2007 and is responsible for the documentation of our projects. Dane has documented a wide variety of structures from dwellings within large-scale housing estate developments to extensive projects such as nursing home developments. Dane is extremely efficient and his attention to detail has earned him an excellent reputation among our many clients.


James has been with the Practice since 2010 and is responsible for the inspection of construction works and the initial assessment of projects within the design phase. 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.