Leadership Team

Shaun Nugent


Project leadership, Innovation, Mining, Energy, Oil and Gas, Water, Coastal, Civil/Structural, Cost Engineering

Heavy engineering project delivery Australian and International experience, civil, structural and mechanical experience, water treatment, pipelines, power stations infrastructure including water supply, storage and treatment. Shaun has delivered projects up to $4B in value. Project Director, project management and owners technical advisor on numerous projects.

Joanne Nugent

Business Manager

Human Resources, Business Advisory, People and Capability, Communications, Change Management

Highly experienced with change management, human resource management, and building people capability in a professional services environment across a diverse array of geographies (including Australia, Indonesia, South Africa, and Brazil). With strong commercial acumen, a focus on building and aligning key organisational functions to enable the achievement of strategy and a pragmatic approach to strategic people practice and operational performance.

Engineering Design and Project Management

Ainslie Just

Chemical Engineering, Technical Risk Specialist, Water, Oil and Gas

Chemical Engineering, industrial operations, and consulting. Australian and International experience. Environmental management and Risk management. Chemical, Risk, and Environment experience. Owners technical advisor on numerous projects. HAZOP facilitator.


Principal Structural Engineering, Project Management, Discipline Team Leadership

Structural Engineering including 6 years of project delivery on Coal Seam Gas Projects for clients ranging from QGC, Origin, APLNG, Santos, AGL and OilSearch. Including structures to support; Gathering Facilities, Compression Facilities, Storage, Distribution, Flaring and Pigging facilities.


Senior Project Engineer, Wide Bay Regional Manager.

Civil and Site Engineering, Project Management, Design and Construction

Civil engineering, experience in the construction and engineering industry working with Local Government, DTMR, QR and Contractors across a diverse range of projects including disciplines such as asphalt, sprayed seals, pavements, electrical/lighting/ITS, marine facilities, building facilities, earthworks, stormwater, concrete, bridges, retaining structures, geotechnical earthworks, and landscaping.

Clint Jury

Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Asset Management, Project Management

Structural Design and Management

Civil Design and Management

Asset Management Inspections, Reporting, Forecasting, Prioritisation, Whole of Life Cycle

Project Management – Design, D and C, Construction only.

Craig Murrell

Principal Civil Engineer, Mining / Resources Infrastructure, Project Construction Management

Craig is a RPEQ qualified Civil Engineer with almost 30 years of multi varied experience in engineering design, project & construction management in water and wastewater, roads and transport, mining, quarries, open spaces and urban development.

He is an experienced program manager/team leader in policy, master planning and construction projects for local, state, and national authorities. He is particularly knowledgeable in network master planning and policy guideline preparation, mining non-process infrastructure, traffic operations and management, and water engineering.


Damian Ziebarth

Mechanical Engineering, Technology, Ammonia Manufacturing facilities, strategy, financial performance, riska nd safety, continuous bisiness improvement, and stakeholder management.

An enthusiastic executive with 35 years’ experience in leading major organisations through significant change in the heavy manufacturing sector. Extensive experience, both nationally and internationally, within the heavy chemicals, mining, agriculture, logistics, manufacturing, and shipping sectors.

Extensive experience in operating ammonia manufacturing facilities, flare for debottlenecking assets to achieve over nameplate capacity and reliability. Introduction of new facilities into existing organisational structures and systems, and lead several major ammonia facility turnarounds.

David Pearce

Program & Project Management, Operations Management, Construction & Engineering Management, Strategy & Business Development, Maintenance Management

David is a successful asset management, projects, construction, and operations professional with broad skills and experience gained from his comprehensive international career within only high-performing organisations. David has professional experience across many aspects of, asset management, programme and project management, engineering, construction, and operations coupled with formal education in these areas. A natural leader, David is comfortable dealing with Board members, Senior Executives, as well as those at the coalface. He has consistently achieved a step change in his roles by creating clarity, building engaged support teams, and instilling a desire for continuous improvement and success.


Design management, Project management.
Multi-disciplinary projects and  Team work 

Multi-disciplinary projects – conception through to design, construction, commissioning and handover. Project start up, project execution, design management.
Team work – multi-disciplinary teams, builds teams with operations and maintenance, designers and constructors.

Ian is a project manager and design manager with experience gained in a range of industry sectors and project types. Including capital projects in infrastructure, manufacturing, sustainability and R&D. Delivered through alliance, EPC, PPP and D&C project types. He works closely with business management, project managers and technical teams to guide and support projects from identification of need through to definition, set up, delivery, commissioning and handover.

Jaiden Jack

Design & Simulation, Autopilot & Navigation, Team-oriented programming

With an Honours Degree in Engineering – Aerospace, Electrical and Computer and Software Systems, Jaiden is an Electrical Engineer, skilled in Project Engineering and in the procurement and deployment of control software for DC power delivery systems.

Kevin Holder

Civil Engineering, renewable energies (solar), transport roads and rail, and mining

Highly experienced in design, construction, project controls and procurement across the mining and gas industries has a unique insight into project execution.

Lionel Orford

Electrical Engineering (HV and LV power systems, Solar PV power systems, electrical equipment for hazardous areas)

Lionel is an electrical engineer with extensive experience in the design, commissioning and operation of a wide variety of electricity generation and industrial power and control systems.

His key strength is in understanding the technical and commercial imperatives of all phases of power system development, from initial feasibility studies through to design, construction and operation.

Srinivas Sadam

Project Management, Design Review, Constructability, Construction, Operations and Maintenance

Design, project management, construction management and operations and maintenance. Australian and International experience. Mechanical, electrical, I&C and process experience, Water and Wastewater treatment, desalination, pumping stations, dams and reservoirs, Power stations, GTGs, HRSGs, Gas Processing Facilities (Compressors). Projects delivered up to $4B in value

Suey Tay

Senior Civil / Structural Engineer structural analysis and design, Steel, Concrete and Masonry.

Civil, structural and project engineering. Extensive experience in the engineering analysis and detailed design of a variety of projects across the mining feasibility report, infrastructures, rail, dam yield and water management system, offshore outfall pipeline, commercial, health, industrial and residential building sectors, as well as with telecommunications infrastructure, and insurance reporting.

Trisha Kerr

Project Management Support, HR Advisor/Manager 

Highly experienced in Project Management Support within Civil Construction including planning, design, construction through to project completion.
Highly experienced as an HR Advisor/Manager within the mining sector.
Computer literate across the Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Pro, Aconex and Technology One.

Drafting Designers & BIM Team


Principal Mechanical Drafter/Designer, Drafting Office Manager

Drafting Designer, highly experiences working across projects from concept studies through to detail design in industrial, defence, materials handling, mine infrastructure, power generation, oil and gas, transport tunnels, railway rolling stock.


Sean Doyle

SMP (Structural, Mechanical, Piping) Designer / Drafter
Mining and Mineral Processing, Power Generation, Oil and Gas, Telecommunications and Transport.

Sean has worked as a design draftsman starting in the power generation field before a varied career primarily in power generation, mineral processing and oil & gas but also includes water treatment infrastructure. Sean has been through all phases of engineering from conceptual green field design through to detail design and shop detail fabrication drawings. He has a unique blend of fabrication and detailed design skills with machine shop and metal fabrication experience.

(Smartplant, AutoCAD Plant 3D, AutoCAD, Microstation, Strucad, PDMS, Projectwise).


Harrison Langbecker

Cadet Draftsperson

Cadet draftsperson experienced with 2D and 3D drafting, including projects with mechanical, piping and P&ID, and civil drafting as well as gained experience and knowledge of drawing office standards and procedures.
(AutoCAD, Plant 3D).

Dennis Ponniyan

3D Modelling, Mechanical & Structural Drawings, Piping & Layout Design, Piping Material Takeoff (MTO), GAD and Isometric Extraction

Accomplished Senior Piping Designer with 16 years of hands-on experience and comprehensive expertise in International Piping Codes & Standards, like ASME and ANSI. Proven track record of delivering precision in design for diverse industries, specializing in petrochemical (Polymer), power plant, carbon block, and fatty alcohol sectors. Recognized for consistently exceeding project expectations through meticulous attention to detail and a deep understanding of industry best practices.

Essential Support Team

Simi Nagra

Business Accounting, Financial Analysis, Robotics automation

Simi has over 20 years of accounting and business improvement experience across a number of fields including audit, financial analysis, taxation, business accounting and financial project management. She has a strong background in robotics automation, business improvement & governance strategies realised in her time working for Deloitte & other small business advisory firms.

Clare Hutchinson

Clare Hutchinson

Operations and Projects Officer

Highly experienced Technical Writer, Technical Administrator and Document Controller. Subject Matter Expert across a number of IT system implementation projects. Computer literate across the Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Professional, with exceptional skills in Microsoft Word. Experienced in design, management, and use of numerous data management systems including OpenText, SharePoint, and TeamBinder.