Our Team

Leaders in Innovation

Innovation doesn't happen by accident. It is the result of experience, expertise and a commitment to developing the best solutions for every project. The C.R. Knight team is headed by some of the industry's most experienced and knowledgeable engineers. With over 75 years combined experience, our clients are assured of an almost unmatched level of expertise.

Barry Merlin – Managing Director

With 35 years in his profession, Barry brings enormous insight and experience to his team and his clients. Barry has throughout his career specialised in health care projects and is a industry leader in this field. His experience also extends to the education sector particularly to the tertiary level to specialist projects of universities.


David Ellis – Director

David has over 20 years expertise in Hydraulic Building and fire services. His knowledge has been key in the implementation of many innovative hydraulic services projects in some of Melbourne's most notable buildings. More recently David has consulted on a number of major medical research buildings, where his knowledge has lead to the successful delivery of complicated projects.


Michael Billing – Director

Michael provides over 20 years Hydraulic Building services experience with expertise in design and detailing. His extensive knowledge of industry codes brings the benefit of optimum design solutions for almost any project. Michael has recently been responsible for the design of many council recreational facilities across many municipalities He has also seen over the documentation of the difficult hammer hack project.

Address details

C.R. Knight & Associates

Suite 402 Level 4
140 Bourke Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Phone: (03) 9044 9362
Email: crk@crk.com.au