Anton Lynar

Founding Director and Principal Engineer



Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Sydney University 1980
Member, Institution of Engineers Australia
Member, IEAust College of Structural Engineers
Chartered Professional Engineer (Structural)
National Engineers Register
Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland
APEC Engineer
International Professional Engineers Agreement
Member, Australian Steel Institute
New Zealand
Chartered Professional Engineer (Structural)
Chartered Member, Engineers New Zealand


Following graduation from Sydney University in 1980, Anton spent seven years working with engineering firms in roles focusing on site supervision and quality assurance for industrial and various other projects. Anton then spent five years working as a senior design engineer. 

Since 1993, Anton has directed his own structural consultancy, providing specialist and expert service to a range of clients including, major mining companies, large manufacturers, public/private partnerships, local councils and contractors as well as working with universities in product development and research.

John Wai

Senior Structural Engineer

BE (Hons) ME  


Bachelor of Civil Engineering, University of New South Wales 2005
Master of Engineering Science, University of New South Wales 2011


Prior to Lynar Consulting, John spent four years working for various firms as a civil and structural designer. John  joined Lynar Consulting in 2006, where he has spent the last 15 years working on a range of complex and specialised projects. 

​John is a specialist in applying advanced structural mechanics theory to clients projects to achieve the most efficient and accurate solution. He has completed designs for mining, industrial, commercial and residential projects as well as product development research and extensive design of steel/fabric composite shelters. During his time with Lynar Consulting, John completed a Master of Engineering Science in 2011.

Ben Heywood

Draftsman/3D Modelling


Cert III Fabrications Engineer (Distinction)


Ben is a self taught and competent draftsman who began his working life as a boilermaker in 2004, spending five years  working in fabrication of heavy and light industrial items as well as on mining sites. Ben then spent four years as a fabrication leading hand in a number of workshops, followed by ten years as a workshop supervisor/manager. 

​Whilst working as a workshop supervisor, Ben recognised the need for drafting capabilities and through industry experience, gained efficiency in 3D modelling and CAD drafting. Ben also has extensive experience in project estimation, procurement and practical project requirements.

Ben began work for Lynar Consulting in 2020 and has developed skills in structural drafting while expanding the business capabilities in 3D modelling of structural and mechanical items as well as fabrication detailing/drawing.

Pauline Smith