Barry Roben joined Irwinconsult in 2007 following 14 years of international and Australian experience. During his time at Irwinconsult he has led major successful projects such as the Royal Children’s Hospital and Melbourne School of Design.

Barry’s ability to think laterally has enabled efficient design solutions beyond the expectations of the original brief. He has proven himself to be a creative engineer with a real empathy for good design. Barry seeks innovative solutions to structural engineering problems, and pushes the boundaries of alternative materials, particularly timber. He endeavours to foster true client relationships, and work in a mutually respectful way with the broader team.