Bill Jordan


Bill Jordan is a consulting structural engineer specializing in the conservation of heritage buildings and structures. He has been a board member of Engineering Heritage Australia, a unit of the Institution of Engineers Australia, since 1991, chairing it in 1997-98. He is the author or co-author of a number of papers on conservation and restoration.

As a long term member of the Heritage Branch of Newcastle Division he has been instrumental in developing engineering heritage walks and tours of the Newcastle area and leads the “crew” which maintains and demonstrates the 1885 Craven Bros crane at the former Honeysuckle Railway Workshops.

In recent years Bill’s principal duties as an EHA board member have included a 5–year term chairing
the plaquing program committee, editorship of the EHA Newsletter and responsibility for developing
the EHA policy for registration of conservation engineers.