Jake is a recent graduate of structural engineering from the University of Canterbury and started working at Richards in December 2017. Jake has experience in residential, light commercial and educational structures. Jake grew up on a sheep and beef farm in Southland, which is where his passion for understanding how things work came from. It has given him a practical mind and hands on experience. Outside of work Jake is passionate about the outdoors. He enjoys taking his van camping and is a competitive water skier.