Jacob Couprie

Principal Civil Engineer


Jacob has more than 15 years’ extensive experience in civil and geotechnical engineering design and construction management. Within Riley he is recognised as a strong and supportive leader with a passion for mentoring and coaching younger staff.

His involvement in a wide range of engineering work includes:
• residential and commercial land development
• bridge and retaining wall inspection and repair
• landslide assessment and repair
• dam safety inspection
• design of canals and hydraulic structures.

OUTSIDE WORK: Jacob can be found cycling, tramping or landscaping, and enjoying outdoor sports with his family of boys.

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Based in Christchurch

Joined Riley in 2007

BE (Hons) Civil

Graduated 2002