Our Company
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We bring your goals to life with structure and integrity.
Backed by 20 years of business and with more than 10,000 projects under our belts, Atkins + Van Groll brings structural engineering to your projects. We balance practical expertise with innovative ideas to make your vision real. We know the value of getting it right - that's why we take the time to understand your goals, and partner with you to create projects that deliver results.
Our Leadership
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Jonathan Atkins, B.Sc., B.Eng., P.Eng.
Managing Partner
Since graduating from McMaster University in 1977, Jonathan spearheaded the development and construction of the first two public storage facilities in Canada. He founded JBA Engineering in 1990, concentrating in design and construction review of commercial, institutional and residential projects. In 1997, he co-founded Atkins + Van Groll Inc. Consulting Engineers with Raymond van Groll.

Backed by 30 years of experience in construction management and engineering, Jonathan has extensive knowledge of commercial, industrial and self-storage structures. As one of the official consultants to the Canadian Self Storage Association (CSSA), his self-storage expertise is sought after across North America. In addition to helping them make changes to the National Building Code for self-storage facilities in Canada, he is also a frequent speaker at the CSSA's annual meetings. As a developer, owner and investor in self-storage projects, he deeply understands the challenges and opportunities of this growing industry.
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Raymond van Groll, M.Sc. (Eng), P.Eng.
Managing Partner
Raymond graduated with distinction from Queen's University in 1986, and began his career in the construction management industry. In 1990, he founded Van Groll Engineering Inc., a structural professional engineering company specializing in residential and commercial construction and light gauge steel design. In 1997, he co-founded Atkins + Van Groll Inc. Consulting Engineers with Jonathan Atkins.

With over 25 years of experience, Raymond specializes in mid-rise structural buildings and light gauge steel construction. He assisted in the development of Canadian Sheet Steel Building Institute's (CSSBI) Light Weight Steel Framing Design Manual. Some of his most notable projects in structural design and construction include Chelster Hall Estate in Oakville, the Louis Vuitton Flagship Store in Toronto, The Rosseau, J.W. Marriott Resort & Spa, and Corktown Condominiums in Toronto.
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Shahid Shaikh, B.Eng., P.Eng.
Vice President, Engineering Services
Prior to joining Atkins + Van Groll as a Senior Engineer in 2006, Shahid was formerly Chief Engineer at Coreslab Structures for 16 years. With over 25 years of diverse professional experience in engineering and business management, he is an accomplished manager who clearly defines project goals, and uses resources effectively and efficiently to achieve them. Shahid is also the co-author of the Canadian Precast Concrete Institute (CPCI) Design Manual.
Our Team
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Adam Colucci, Dipl. Arc. Tech.
Senior Designer, Architecture
416-489-7888 Ext. 232
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Colleen Neller, B.A., B. Ed
Office Manager
416-489-7888 Ext. 221
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Cyndi Thomson
Controller
416-489-7888 Ext. 287
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David Di Cola, B.Sc (Eng), P.Eng
Project Engineer
416-489-7888 Ext. 286
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Emad Khair, B. Eng, P.Eng
Project Engineer
416-489-7888 Ext. 223
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Harrison Moir, B.Eng.
Structural Designer
416-489-7888 Ext. 248
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Julian Cousins, B.Sc., B.Eng
Structural Designer, EIT
416-489-7888 Ext. 246
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Kyle Maynard, M.Eng
Structural Designer, EIT
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Lenworth Wilmot, Dipl. Civil Eng. Tech.
Jr. Draftsperson, IT support
416-489-7888 Ext. 225
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Mike Criscione, B.Eng, P.Eng
Project Engineer
416-489-7888 Ext. 236
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Nina Wang
Senior Draftsperson
416-489-7888 Ext. 239

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Rougaya Barakat, B.Eng
Structural Designer, EIT
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Team Lim, Dipl. Arch. Tech.
Senior Designer
416-489-7888 Ext. 231
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Tim Tournay, M.Sc.
Project Coordinator
416-489-7888 Ext. 289
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Veronica De Luca, B.Eng.
Structural Designer, EIT
416-489-7888 Ext. 240
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Vincent Sang
Structural Modeler
416-489-7888 Ext. 259