About Us

We Succeed Because We Deliver Value

Together, we are committed to our core values of servant leadership, passion, integrity, loyalty, great people, alignment and communication.

GlotmanSimpson Consulting Engineers is one of North America’s leading engineering firms, providing innovative structural engineering solutions and unparalleled client service since 1964. For more than 55 years, we have provided structural engineering consulting services for over 5,000 projects in the areas of residential, commercial, industrial and institutional buildings. Our firm currently retains a staff of 90+ passionate people who are part of the creative engineering behind some of the most recognizable and iconic structures in Vancouver, across Canada and throughout North America.  Our firm boasts a depth of experience, ability and resources that enable us to provide high-quality design and personal service.  Utilizing leading edge technology and diverse knowledge to provide innovative engineering solutions, our team of progressive, energetic professionals are committed to creating value for our clients.

GlotmanSimpson is ranked as one of the top structural engineering firms by Southam Construction Information Services in terms of volume of construction in British Columbia. This ranking includes all types and sizes of projects including institutional, healthcare facilities, high-rises, and specialized structures. As we continue to grow and present unique solutions for some of the most challenging and intriguing work in structural engineering, our commitment to our clients and to quality service, from every division of our operation, is paramount. Our dedicated and experienced staff bring a unique level of expertise to every project, while our flexible, team-based approach enables us to respond efficiently to the individual needs of each client. We live up to our motto: Creative Thinkers, Cleverly Disguised as Engineers.


Originally founded in 1964 by Martin Glotman as Martin Glotman Engineering, our firm initially consisted of just three people, dedicated to personal and professional services. Martin Glotman was deeply passionate about engineering and consistently put his clients’ interests above his own, a legacy that continues at GlotmanSimpson today.

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Our Principals

With a combined 150 years of experience, GlotmanSimpson’s Principals deliver both an outstanding level of technical expertise and valuable professional oversight. Our Principals are dedicated to growth, development, leadership and success throughout the firm; each committed to our core values and philosophy of ensuring a Principal remains with a project from commencement to completion.


2020 NAIOP Vancouver Commercial Real Estate Awards of Excellence – Best Mixed-Use Development

2020 NAIOP Vancouver Commercial Real Estate Awards of Excellence – Best Office Development

2021 Wood WORKS! BC Wood Design Awards

2021 Passive House Institute International Awards – Special Recognition – Single Family Home

Our Services

Structural Engineering is our strength. Our dedicated and experienced team brings a unique level of expertise to every project ensuring we meet the specific challenges and goals of each client.

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Our Technology

GlotmanSimpson continues to invest in the hardware, software and human resources necessary to keep the firm on the leading edge of technology.

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ISO Certification

GlotmanSimpson is an ISO 9001 registered company. Our commitment to our clients and to quality service from every division of our operation is paramount.

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We believe in leading by example, so we have developed a sustainability policy that encompasses our office operations, community involvement and professional projects.

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

Glotman Simpson proudly supports and champions diversity and inclusion in our organization and within our industry.  We are committed to providing an open and inclusive environment, that promotes greater creativity, innovation, and engagement.

Diversity at GS

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