About me

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Dr. Thomas Henriksen

I have a high level of experience in structural and facade engineering across a wide range of buildings and infrastructure projects. Previous roles include Global Facade Leader at Mott MacDonald Ltd, Technical Director at Waagner-Biro Stahlbau AG, Technical Director at Seele Austria GmbH and Technical Director at Kingspan Ltd. I was also a Project Manager for ÍAV hf., also known as IPC (Iceland Prime Contractors), and a Senior Structural Facade Engineer at Ove Arup Ltd.


I have also had design and build responsibility on elements of several large building and infrastructure projects including Crossrail’s new Paddington station in London, England; Kirk Kapital A/S' new headquarter "Fjordenhus" in Vejle, Denmark; Maersk Panum Tower in Copenhagen, Denmark; Etihad Museum in Dubai, UAE; Glazed Link Library Walk in Manchester, England; Sowwah Galleria in Abu Dhabi, UAE; Trinity Leeds in Leeds, England; Cutty Sark in London, England; the Shard London Bridge Station, England; ARoS “Your Rainbow Panorama” in Aarhus, Denmark; Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik, Iceland; and Triangeln Station in Malmö, Sweden. 

Strengths

- Architectural competitions

- Direct liaison with clients

- Interpreting the clients’ requirements

- Developing and presenting design proposals

- Contract negotiations

- Design development and detailing

- Coordinating interfaces between subcontractor packages and overseeing construction on-site

- Reviewing progress against contractors’ programmes and maintaining on-site quality

- Glass failure investigation and reporting

- Passivhaus design

Qualifications

- Doctorate in Architectural Engineering, TUDelft, Netherlands (2017)

- Chartered Engineer (CEng), UK (2008)

- Master of Science in Civil and Structural Engineering (MSc), DTU, DK (2002)

- Member of the Institute of Structural Engineers (MIstructE), UK (2008)

- Member of the Society of Facade Engineers, UK (2019)