30 Forensic Engineering Expands Geotechnical Engineering Group in Vancouver with the appointment of Dr. Antone Debeet Ph.D., P.Eng. as Senior Associate

30 Forensic Engineering, Canada’s leading multidisciplinary forensic firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Antone Dabeet Ph.D., P.Eng. as Senior Associate, within the Geotechnical Engineering group. Antone joins the 30 Forensic Engineering Vancouver office and will be a valuable, local technical resource to our Western Canada clients.

Dr. Dabeet possesses 15 years of experience in geotechnical engineering (9 years in consulting and 6 years in research), with emphasis on geotechnical seismic analysis and design. He has experience in foundation design, geotechnical earthquake engineering, ground improvement, embankment design, numerical analysis, design, and assessment of small earthfill dams, retaining wall design, slope stability assessments, soft soils, and advanced laboratory testing. Antone is licensed as a Professional Engineer in British Columbia.


  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Foundation design
  • Seismic assessments
  • Ground improvement
  • Numerical analysis
  • Slope stability
  • Retaining wall design
  • Soft soils
  • Advanced laboratory testing
  • Project management

Dr. Vito Schifano Ph.D., P.Eng., P.E., Practice Lead, Geotechnical & Mining, Geotechnical Engineering states: “I am very happy to welcome Antone to our Vancouver office. His experience with complex projects internationally, as well as his knowledge and experience with challenging geotechnical issues in British Columbia and throughout Vancouver, make him a great addition to our growing Geotechnical team. Having such a strong expert in Geotechnical Engineering further strengthens our service offering to our clients in BC, nationally, and internationally”.

“We are very excited and fortunate to welcome Dr. Dabeet to our Vancouver Office. Antone’s academic and consulting experience in geotechnical engineering is a great addition to our growing team in Western Canada. With specialized local expertise in seismic analysis, foundation design, retaining wall design and slope stability assessments, Dr. Dabeet will certainly be an excellent technical resource for our valued clients in the insurance and legal industries in Western Canada. We believe that Dr. Dabeet’s appointment is an affirmation that 30 Forensic Engineering continues to attract the best and brightest professionals in the industry” says Chad Gooyers Ph.D., Regional Director—Western Canada & Senior Associate, Biomechanics & Personal Injury.

About 30 Forensic Engineering

30 Forensic Engineering is one of Canada’s largest and most respected multi-disciplinary forensic firms. Our core team of 65 professional engineers, experts, investigators, engineering technicians and support staff is enhanced through relationships with some of the top scientists, standard-makers and specialized consultants in North America serving a wide variety of industries including: Insurance, Manufacturing, Legal, Construction, Health Care, Commercial and Residential Property, Financial, Government, Hospitality, Mining, Renewable Energy and Transportation.

We provide world-class engineering and consulting expertise in:

Civil/Structural Failure
Building and Fire Code
Geotechnical and Mining
Biomechanics & Personal Injury
Human Factors
Collision Reconstruction
Transportation Safety
Renewable Energy
Environmental Health & Safety
Multi-disciplinary Remediation
Materials & Product Failure / Piping & HVAC
Fire / Electrical & Explosion investigations

For the 7th consecutive year, the Canadian Lawyer Magazine readership has voted 30 Forensic Engineering as one of Canada’s best “Litigation Support & Consulting” firms via their annual Readers’ Choice Awards.

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