Chair CIES IAC, Principal, PSM
Garry Mostyn graduated from UNSW Australia in civil engineering in 1973. He subsequently completed a master’s degree in geotechnical engineering at UNSW and a bachelor’s degree in geology and statistics at Macquarie University. He worked as a cadet and engineer with the NSW Department of Public Works and with consulting geotechnical engineers from 1970 until 1986. He then joined the Department of Civil Engineering at UNSW Australia where he lectured in civil and environmental engineering practice and geotechnical engineering. He joined PSM in 1997 as a Principal Consultant while retaining a part time appointment at UNSW.
Garry’s fields of specialist expertise include slope engineering; foundation engineering; rock mechanics; geotechnical risk analysis; and forensic engineering. He has authored or co-authored over 80 journal and conference papers. He has worked on major projects throughout Australia and in Thailand and PNG. He has been an active member of several national and international code and practice committees and been involved at the highest levels of the Australian Geomechanics Society and the International Society for Rock Mechanics.