Meet the team

De Villiers Consult is the continuation of a proud legacy in structural engineering started in 1986.

Christiaan de Villiers


Christiaan de Villiers has thorough experience in the structural design of landmark buildings in South Africa and abroad. His expertise covers a wide field of projects ranging from industrial cold storage to multi storey office towers. He has gained significant site and construction management experience working as Engineering Manager for a top construction company in the Middle East. The combination of site management and design office experience has proven to be invaluable.

Christiaan has successfully executed various structural engineering projects from inception through conceptual and detail design to final handover.

Professional registration: IstructE (UK)
ECSA:  Registration No 20090349
Professional membership Institution of Structural Engineers (UK)
South African Institute of Civil Engineers

Key areas of expertise

  • Reinforced and post tensioned concrete structures
  • Structural Steel Design
  • Timber Design
  • Masonry Design
  • Construction Management

Ig de Villiers


Ig de Villiers has been involved in structural consultancy since 1970 and has been involved in numerous landmark projects in Southern Africa, the Middle East and Ireland. Projects include numerous large retail centres and high-rise buildings in reinforced and post tensioned concrete as well as structural steel. He has designed many post tensioned bridges, including a curved incrementally launched bridge.

ECSA Registration No 780224
Professional membership SAICE, Concrete Society, ACI, AMASCE, MPCI, SAACE, ECSA

Key areas of expertise

  • Bridges
  • High-rise buildings
  • Structural Steel Buildings
  • Industrial Buildings
  • Rack Clad Buildings
  • Non-linear effects
  • Post tensioned and reinforced concrete
  • Precast concrete
  • Tilt up construction
  • Sports stadia