Paul Hutter, Director

Paul set up Balanced Structures, having worked for 15 years for large consultancy companies in London and Sydney, including 10 years at AKT II where he was a Design Director. Paul is a chartered structural engineer with the IStructE and is an interviewer for the IStructE as part of the charted professional review.  He wants to share the knowledge he has gained to offer a unique and experienced view on new projects.

He is looking to be hands-on in helping and developing integrated architectural and structural solutions, based on innovative ideas and collaborative working. He is also passionate about ensuring all his projects balance his environmental aspirations with the client’s needs.

Some of his previous projects include 30 Grosvenor Square (the former American Embassy) South Bank Tower, HyLo (Finsbury Tower), Sainsbury Laboratory, Dubai Creek Footbridge and Lincoln St Marks.

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Krzysztof Zdanowicz

Krzysztof is an Associate Engineer with 13 years of industry experience. He worked at AKT II in London as a Parametric Designer and a Structural Engineer for eight years, when he was involved in a range of projects. Krzysztof led the design of Macintosh House, an extension of the King Edward VII private hospital, and worked on the rejuvenations of Finsbury Tower (HyLo) and 81 Newgate Street (BT center).

In 2020 Krzysztof moved his family back home to Poland, and he works remotely for us from there.


Thomas Lee

Tom is a charted technician with over 21 years of industry experience. Whilst in the UK Tom worked on wide range of domestic and commercial projects including the new Google headquarters in King’s Cross.


Tom now lives in Perth, Australia and works for us on a project-by-project basis. His extensive skills allow us to draw and co-ordinate in 3-D when it’s necessary.


Our Network 

We have a network of hand-picked talented engineers from some the UK’s leading construction companies. Depending on a project’s size and complexity we draw upon this network to ensure we produce the best designs and high quality service for our clients. Our network helps us to integrate the latest design tools and practices from large scale construction into our smaller scale projects. Each of our engineers will always be supported by Paul, to ensure the project has an experienced overview and a personal contact for the client, architect, and contractor.