Key Staff


  • Hadieh Elias, P.E. - President
    Ms. Elias founded ESE Consulting Engineers now a recognized structural engineering firm in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1988. ESE has worked on major projects nationally such as US Drug Enforcement Agency Laboratories in California, Florida, Virginia, Texas, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico, and on international seismic projects such as the Murrin Substation for B.C. Hydro in Vancouver, Canada.

  • Amir Firouz, S.E. - Vice President
    Mr. Firouz joined ESE Consulting Engineers in 1989 as vice president. He has more than twenty-five years experience in structural engineering in California. His project experience covers new construction as well as seismic evaluation and retrofit of existing buildings. He was project structural engineer for many public buildings, commercial projects and hospitals ranging in construction cost to 100 million dollars such as Kaiser Santa Clara Medical Center Hospital, Santa Clara, California, and the Moscone Center Expansion in San Francisco.