Lucas is a structural engineer with experience designing a range of commercial and industrial buildings. Most of his experience thus far was gained in South-Africa where he worked on a number of interesting projects that utilized various construction materials including concrete, structural steel, timber and masonry. Post-tensioned concrete technology is particularly interesting to Lucas, and he has used it successfully on several of his previous projects.

Lucas graduated in 2009 from Stellenbosch University with a degree in Civil Engineering. He then worked as a Structural Engineer in South-Africa until 2019. Lucas immigrated to New Zealand in January 2020 when he joined LHTDesign.