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Richard Tenhave
Principal Engineering

Richard is a highly regarded engineer with over 30 years experience in civil and structural engineering in both the public and private sectors.

Prior to operating Detom Consulting Engineers / Detom Design, Richard worked within local and commonwealth government organisations for fifteen years and managed the structural engineering section for a multi-discipline company with approximately thirty staff for eight years.

Richard has designed a vast array of structures ranging from single dwellings, viewing platforms and signs to roads, bridges and multi storey buildings. He enjoys the challenge of complex designs and finding simple, cost effective and buildable solutions. He is experienced in stormwater management including flood studies and water quality designs.