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Profile of Jon Galsworthy

Name
Jon Galsworthy
Position
General Manager | Principal
Email
Jon.Galsworthy@rwdi.com
Phone
+1.519.823.1311 x2310
Summary

Leading a group of over 100 talented engineers and professionals working on loads and effects across North America, the U.K. and Asia, Jon has been integral to the conception and completion of dozens of major buildings and structures. His capacity for high-level and hands-on consulting has made him an asset on some of our most demanding projects. A renowned leader in his field, Jon recently led a wind engineering team in developing several super-tall buildings exceeding 600m in height, including the Jeddah Tower, Ping An Center and Wuhan Greenland Center.

A loads-and-effects specialist whose resume includes over 100 notable building projects

  • EDUCATION

    • Doctor of Philosophy (Wind Engineering), University of Western Ontario, Canada 
    • Bachelor of Engineering Science (Civil Engineering), University of Western Ontario, Canada
  • AFFILIATIONS

    • Professional Engineer, Ontario - Member, Canadian Society of Civil Engineering
    • Member, American Society of Civil Engineering
    • Member, American Concrete Institute
    • Member, American Wood Council
    • Member, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat - Committee member, National Building Code of Canada, ASCE 7 Wind Load standard and ACI 307 Concrete Chimney Wind Load standard
  • SPECIALTIES

    • Loads and effects
    • Roof snow loading
    • Structural dynamics
    • Super-tall buildings
    • Wind engineering
    • Vibration assessment and control