Personnel

Our staff consists of engineers, designers, CAD technicians and support personnel.
Key personnel include:
Chris Palin has worked for CPE and previously C&V Engineering since 1999, after short work periods with other employers. Starting work as a designer and engineer in training, Chris quickly became responsible for small and medium size retail and institutional projects. In 2004, Chris became junior partner of CPE Structural Consultants and has since worked extensively on: warehousing/light industrial, retail, multi-story residential, and mid-sized institutional projects. Chris is currently a Partner responsible for projects of all sizes, and management duties.
Chris is liscensed as a Professional Engineer in seven provinces and holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Waterloo and a Masters in Engineering from the University of Toronto.
Renee Tang started at C&V Engineering in 1998 as part of a student work term program. Upon graduation she spent time in Chicago, Illinois as a design engineer for Larson Engineering of Illinois. She rejoined C&V Engineering as an engineer in training when she returned to Canada. At CPE, Renee was responsible for design, coordination, drafting and site supervision. She has gained experience in structural steel, concrete, and wood design through design and supervision of a wide variety of projects. In 2007, Renee was made an associate with the company, and became a partner in 2010.
Renee holds a Bachelor of Engineering (civil) from Dalhousie University (DalTech) as well as an Architectural degree (Bachelor of Environmental Design Studies) from the Technical University of Nova Scotia (currently DalTech). She is also licensed as a Professional Engineer with the Professional Engineers of Ontario.
Other Staff
CPE's other staff includes engineers, engineers in training, technical and administrative support staff. CPE is proud that most of our staff have been with CPE for several years and that all our technical staff hold degrees related to structural engineering. Our professional, experienced staff are always ready to meet the challenges that arise.