K.F. Williams and Associates (KFW)

KFW is a multi-disciplinary consultancy specialising in Civil & Structural Engineering, Surveying, Water & Sewer Design, Town Planning and Urban Development Management. As part of the Orion Group, KFW covers Sydney, Illawarra and South Coast of New South Wales. We are committed to exemplary service and clever solutions through quality, integrity and reliability.

As part of the Orion Group, KFW operates as its own entity and has a clear synergy with Orion’s responsive and intelligent delivery model. Our core expertise is further strengthened by Orion’s commitment to harnessing the latest technologies, including advanced drone survey equipment, AR/VR capabilities and best-in-class software. Together, we offer a full-service consulting model to add optimal value to our clients.


K.F. Williams and Associates (KFW) is one of the oldest and best-recognised consulting firms in the Illawarra. Our reputation for unwavering quality was founded in our beginnings as Consulting Surveyors in 1949. We have since supported our clients throughout New South Wales and diversified our services into Engineering, Project Management and Utilities Design & Coordination to become a multi-disciplinary, full-service consulting firm.

KFW joined the Orion Group in 2020 to expand geographic coverage and add Town Planning and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle drone survey technology to its suite of services.


KFW, as part of the Orion Group, provides high quality Engineering Design, Survey, Water & Sewer Design and Coordination, Project Management, Construction Management, Development Services, AR/VR and Urban and Regional Planning services to its Clients with the particular scope of services tailored to suit the specific needs of each individual project. We take the time to understand the key drivers to success and prepare project specific management plans to best address the unique challenges that will be faced along the way.

Each of our business units has a wealth of intrinsic knowledge that is then shared amongst and indeed challenged by its peers to provide a high value and rounded service to our clients. The combined depth of expertise and experience provides our clients and business partners with the certainty in the delivery of their projects that they can literally bank on.

We take a collaborative and innovative approach to our work, not just amongst our own but also with the engagement of our Clients, Stakeholders and the broader project teams. We are always seeking to identify opportunities to do things better.

Importantly, we also take the time to enjoy and share the success of our projects.

Our Commitment:

  • Upholding the tenet of professionalism in all we do.
  • Investing in our environmental and social responsibility.
  • Delivering customer service beyond our client’s expectations.
  • Providing exceptional timeliness of delivery.
  • Committing to continuous quality improvement.
  • Stewarding the economic wellbeing of all stakeholders.


Peter Harding

General Manager

With over 25 years experience in structural engineering, architecture and the building industry.

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Craig Johnson

Director of Surveying

Craig has over 40 years of surveying experience within the public and private sector as a Registered Surveyor.

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James Green

Civil and Project Management Lead

James is a chartered Civil Engineer with over 10 years’ experience working in land development consultancies across NSW.

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Andrew Purnell

Manager Water & Sewer

Andrew has over 35 years experience in Project Management, Sydney Water’s Systems & Design Problem Solving.

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