Our People

Leadership Team

Shaun Nugent

COMPANY OWNER / DIRECTOR

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.

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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 and Project Management

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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.

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John Pickerill

Principal Engineer and Designer, Civil Engineering
Software:12d and CivilCAD, KEAYS, CIVILCAD, PCDrain, RATHL.XP, CULVERTW.

Civil engineering works experience in the private and local government sectors designing, drafting, estimating, consulting, project management, contract, administration and site supervision in dams, water management, roads, water supply, wastewater, stormwater, underground utilities and residential subdivisions including, technical, operational, management, construction and consulting areas.

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Victor Fernandez Guso

Process Engineering, Project Engineering Management, Energy Transition, Carbon Capture, Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Refining, Oil and Gas

Chartered Chemical Engineer (IChemE & RPEQ) and project management professional (PMP by PMI). He has 10 years’ experience as a Process Engineer in all projects phases (from concept studies to operations and all stages in between). Victor has worked in a wide range of industries and geographies. Highlights of his career include: he was the process lead in all phases of a project to build a gas processing facility with a TIC > $1Bn, he has lead post-combustion carbon capture and dynamic simulation studies. It is also worth noting his in-depth experience in plant process design, debottlenecking and troubleshooting, work on flare and relief systems.

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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

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ANDREW NIELSEN

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.

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IAN BEASLEY

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.

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LYLE CAPEL

Principal Engineering Advisor, Project Management, Planning, Investigation, Design, Construction and Operation of Civil Infrastructure

Extensive experience in the fields of planning, investigation, design, construction and operation of civil infrastructure, including: Water supply and wastewater / sewerage / sanitation, including dams, pump stations, treatment plants & pipeline / reticulation systems; Electrical power station civil infrastructure construction, operation and maintenance, including ash storages, wastewater management and associated dams; Coal Mine civil infrastructure, including flood protection levees; Marine works; and Roads and airstrips.

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Natalie Thorne

Senior Civil Engineer, Management and Leadership, Asset Management, Project Management – Transport, Pipelines and Piping, Oil and Gas, Water, Renewable Energies

Extensive experience in the fields of planning, investigation, design, construction and operation of civil infrastructure, including: Water supply and wastewater / sewerage / sanitation, including dams, pump stations, treatment plants & pipeline / reticulation systems; Electrical power station civil infrastructure construction, operation and maintenance, including ash storages, wastewater management and associated dams; Coal Mine civil infrastructure, including flood protection levees; Marine works; and Roads and airstrips.

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BRENDAN SANKOWSKY

Senior Project Engineer, 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.

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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.

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JAMES MURPHY

Senior Mechanical Engineer
International Welding Engineer
Water, oil & gas

A chartered mechanical engineer and an international welding engineer with over 10 years’ experience managing projects across a wide range of industries and locations. James has detailed knowledge of all aspects of EPC projects including project management, process design, plant layout, civil design, mechanical design, electrical design and automation, and commissioning design.

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.

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Karnal Singh

Civil Engineering, Bid Engineering, Project Engineering, Renewable Energy

Experienced in renewable energy projects and mostly in utility scale solar farms. Have experience on more than collectively 600MW solar farms. Key skills in Civil Engineering with interests in transport, rail and geotechnical engineering.

Drafting Designers & BIM Team

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SIMON SMITH

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.

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CARLA GALLAGHER

Civil Design Drafter, 12d, AutoCAD, Civil 3D

Drafting Designer, highly experience in civil engineering, government, and consultancies with minor and major infrastructure projects; renewable energy projects, brownfield and greenfield mining projects, small and large-scale multistage urban development and rail infrastructure projects.

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Vini Alonso

Civil  Designer / Engineer

Experienced in civil infrastructure projects, execution and monitoring of works, projects involved earthworks, drainage of airports and highways, cut/fill calculations. experienced in designing custom wire products. (AutoCAD, Civil 3D Applied for Road Projects).

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Essential Support Team

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Clare Hutchinson

Operations and Project 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.

Stephanie McGregor

Office Administrator and Accounts

Office Administration, Document control, Accounts and invoicing (MYOB)