About Us

Davis Naismith & McGovern is a consulting engineering firm that provides specialised structural and civil consulting services in the Commercial, Retail, Industrial, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Food & Beverage, Health, Warehousing, Transport & Distribution fields. Our team also regularly provides principal consulting services including planning, project specifications, tendering and contract administration.

Throughout the 1980’s, the practice was involved in the design and construct market for Commercial and Industrial projects, along with various consultancy roles in both structural and civil design for numerous industrial process plant facilities. During the 1990’s, the practice expanded into Malaysia and China undertaking a number of projects in the commercial, industrial, tourism, housing and institutional sectors. In the late 1990’s, the practice expanded into the Retail, Food & Beverage, Pharmaceutical and Health fields.

Davis Naismith & McGovern was established in 1980 initially operating as Davis Associates Pty Ltd until 1995. In 1995 the practice became Davis Naismith and then Davis Naismith & McGovern in 2000. Four directors, Tony Davis, Ian Naismith, Jon McGovern and Adam Bethune now manage the practice. Ian joined the practice in 1987 following a number of years with a large consultancy practice. Ian was appointed a director in 1995. Jon joined the practice as a graduate engineer in 1989, becoming a director in 2000 and Adam joined as a graduate engineer in 1994 becoming a director in 2008.

The four directors maintain hands on consulting roles within the practice and are supported by nine technical and three administrative staff. A number of the key technical staff have been with the practice for over 20 years.