Graeme has 30-years of experience working in the United Kingdom, Australia, throughout the Pacific Islands, and New Zealand. Recently he excelled as General Manager of Hiways Geotechnical and was instrumental in setting up the HGS joint venture between Hiway Stabilizers New Zealand and GeoStabilization International. Graeme holds a Masters of Business Administration degree, a New Zealand Civil Engineering qualification, is a registered engineering associate, and has wide-ranging hands-on experience across operations, project management, business development, and technical engineering fields. He pioneered the use of deep soil mixing and related ground improvement technologies in New Zealand, successfully introduced many other geotechnical technologies to that country, and also introduced the Soil Nail Launcher to Australia. Graeme enjoys most outdoor pursuits, including skiing, hiking, boating, and cycling with his wife, Ingrid.
During the slope stabilisation work on Ohau Point, GeoStabilization International’s engineers, on one of our regular inspection and monitoring helicopter flights, identified a large semi-detached column of rock on the Ohau Point’s lower south flank of the north face.