About US

TIDES Consulting is a structural engineering firm specializing in the design of structural systems of all kind of buildings, civil structures and bridges. We operate our business from our office in Burnaby and Kelowna, BC. However, we provide our services across Canada.

Tides was formed with a primary target of “…Providing talented structural solutions to our clients”. Our vision is to be the consultant of choice. We achieve our vision through the following:

  • Treat all projects, big or small, at the same level of importance.
  • Understand the client business and help him to prosper.
  • Retain the most talented people in the industry.
  • Keep with the development of the industry through training and continued education seminars.

Meet our founder & director of engineering

Tarek El-Amoury, PhD, PEng, StructEng.

Tarek is the founder and president of TidesConsulting Ltd. He has 18 years of experience in structural engineering. He decided to quit the large multi-discipline engineering firm he was working with and set up his own consulting firm in order to provide his clients with more client-oriented services. Tarek is experienced in different types of market sector including residential, commercial, industrial, health care, marine, environmental structures and bridges. He is fluent of using different materials of construction including steel, concrete, timber, masonry and light gauge metals. Tarek obtained his Ph.D. from McMaster University in the application of FRP materials for seismic upgrade of buildings. He also have several scientific publications in engineering journals and conferences.

Tarek is registered Professional Engineer in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario. He is registered as a Designated Structural Engineer of British Columbia and a holder of Permission To Consult in Saskatchewan.