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Nicholas Strachan


Meet Nick

Nicholas Strachan is an experienced engineering consultant with over 25 years in the field. He is a licensed Plans Examiner in Florida and a Professional Engineer in Arizona, California, and New York. His career encompasses roles in engineering design, electrical system inspections, construction administration, and quality assurance. Nicholas has led teams on a variety of projects in the U.S. and internationally, including commercial and residential buildings, laboratories, higher educational facilities, museums, cultural venues, and sports arenas. His specialization lies in electrical, fire alarm, lighting, and telecommunication systems design. Additionally, he has contributed as an Expert Witness and in Litigation Consulting.

Nicholas earned his Bachelor of Science from Palm Beach Atlantic University in December 2021 and is currently pursuing a B.S. in Engineering Technology at Daytona State College.

Internationally, Nicholas has worked as a Senior Engineer with Buro Happold Consulting Engineers in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, as an Engineer at Harley Haddow Partnership in Edinburgh, and as a Lighting Designer at Quantrill Design Partnership and Newlands Electrical in Cape Town, South Africa. His U.S. experience includes positions as an Associate Principal at Buro Happold Consulting Engineers in Los Angeles, California, and as Director of Expert Services at M2E, LLC in West Palm Beach, Florida. He is currently a consultant at Building Mavens, Inc. in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

Nicholas also holds various certifications, highlighting his professional acumen and dedication to engineering. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in California (PE #E20294), Arizona (PE #69256), and New York (PE #100905), in addition to being a Licensed Plans Examiner in Florida (PX #4941). He is also a Level II Certified Thermographer (#16287).