Branch Coordinators (Auckland)

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Ben Francis

Ben is a geotechnical engineer with Tonkin & Taylor in Auckland. Ben has a BE(Hons) and MEngSt(Geotech) from the University of Auckland. He has a broad interest in geotechnical engineering design, with a focus in liquefaction and geotechnical earthquake engineering. He works on technically challenging projects both in Auckland and across NZ, providing design solutions for Clients.

He is actively involved with developing graduate level staff, developing and implementing initiatives to provide support for their growth within Tonkin & Taylor and the industry.


Jay Doddaballapur

Jay is a UK and NZ registered Chartered Geotechnical Engineer and is a Senior Associate at Jacobs. He has worked in the UK, Middle East and New Zealand on buildings, infrastructure and marine projects. He has experience in design and management of temporary and permanent works with a particular focus on providing value engineered, sustainable and buildable solutions.