Profile of Mike Gibbons

Mike Gibbons
Technical Director | Team Leader | Associate Principal

Mike leads two technical teams at RWDI, the Applied Climatology team and the Wind Effects on Bridges team. He is also a versatile technical director who has supported the success of our clients’ projects on all seven continents. His unique set of skills and experience enable him to work across multiple technical sectors, from forensic investigation to renewable energy. Mike has particular expertise in the statistical analysis of meteorological data and the determination of code compliant design values. Among many other contributions, Mike creates wind, snow and temperature climate models that support the high quality of our wind, pedestrian and thermal comfort studies.

A versatile technical director whose weather and climate models help create safe and comfortable spaces


    • Master of Engineering Science, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    • Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours), Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada

    • Professional Engineer (Ontario, Alberta)
    • Member, Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code Climate Change Working Group
    • Member, ASCE/SEI Tall Buildings Committee
    • Contributor to numerous commercial and academic reports on solar arrays, structural reliability, and statistical modelling of extreme wind conditions

    • Climate and meteorology
    • Forensic investigation
    • Hazard and risk
    • Pedestrian comfort
    • Renewable energy
    • Rooftop solar arrays
    • Storm analysis
    • Thermal comfort
    • Wind loading
    • Wind and snow modelling