Michael van Koeverden Director, CQT Services Pty Ltd, Individual Standard
CQT has been providing specialist engineering advice on construction materials, specification, constructability, durability, life cycle, dispute resolution and expert witness support since 2007, with more than 30 years experience from our Owner / Director- Michael van Koeverden
Kristine Faye Lindo Pavement Engineer (Digital), Arcadis, Corporate Principal
I am a Pavement Engineer and part of the Australian Pavements Team. We deliver a diverse range of design and consulting outcomes
John Figueroa Director, John Figueroa Consulting Pty Ltd, Individual Standard
John Figueroa is pavement engineering specialist in flexible and rigid pavements. Fellow Chartered Professional Engineer with more than 30 years of experience in pavement engineering and project management. Extensive experience in pavements across the private and public sectors for major infrastructure projects and have been involved in Direct Design, D&C and Alliance forms of contract. His collaborative style has also contributed to my involvement in many of the major highway and motorway upgrades delivered in NSW over the past few years as Subject Matter Expert, Discipline Leader and Technical Advisor. Highly experienced in the assessment of technical risk in infrastructure projects with the ability to influence the implementation of improved practices in pavement design and construction practice, developing and implementing policies, standards, guidelines and specifications. Highly experienced in reviewing pavement designs prepared by others and I have been a key player towards the implementation of innovative pavement technologies in Australia. Currently involved in the implementation of pavement optimisation tools for mechanical stabilisation of pavements using geogrids. Substantial experience in due diligence tasks such as undertaking overall pavement assessment, identification of operational risks and the review of infrastructure expenditure to obtain more value from existing infrastructure.
Ashnik Nanoo Senior Pavement Engineer, Arcadis, Corporate Principal
Ashnik is keenly fascinated with every aspect of his work. He enjoys details and affects all designs without compromise. He is collaborative, cooperative and creative in the delivery of all major and minor design work, often finding new ways to do common design tasks, and always looking for opportunities to innovate. Never one to rest of his laurels, Ashnik treats every day as a challenge to improve, and never rejects an invitation for a critique of his work. It’s great to have Ashnik on the team
Nicole Liang Pavement Engineer, Arcadis, Corporate Principal
In the phrase ‘Quiet Achiever’, the second part is oft overlooked. Whilst Nicole goes about her design role quietly and without fuss, she achieves a great deal. She takes her role and need for extra-curricular self-education very seriously and executes all activities with diligence and care. With a growing knowledge of pavements, she is increasingly becoming a key go-to problem solver in our team, not just because she is professional, but also because she is with which a friendly person to work
Todd Myers TSM Civil Project Management Pty Ltd, Individual Honorary
Todd has over 30 years in Construction Industry last 27 involved with Paving Industry. Spent 17 years with Thiess on various projects up and down east coast. Including- Taree Bypass, Bulahdelah Deviation, Bookham Bypass, Karuah Bypass. Formed TSM Civil in 2006 providing project management and engineering support to major contractors and designers.
Peter Bryant Principal Engineer (Pavement Design), Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads, Corporate Supporter
I am a registered professional civil engineer with 20+ years experience in Australia and abroad, specialising in pavements and materials technology. I lead the technical governance activities in relation to pavement design for the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads.
Craig Whitaker Managing Director, Craig Whitaker Pty Ltd, Individual Standard
Over 45 years in operational roles for concrete producers, concrete mix design, specification and manufacture of concrete and concrete materials, management of concrete plants and quarries, management of concrete supply contracts, Project Management and Precast manufacture and supply. (1) Management of precast facility (2) Design and approval of concrete materials and mix designs (3) Specialist concrete solutions to assist in project constructability (4) Development of innovations including porous concrete pavement, longitudinal tining, diamond grind pavement, cold weather concrete and wet on wet pavements. Craig is a subject matter expert for the TfNSW Grey Card Course.
Tim Buckingham-Jones Aurecon, Corporate Principal
Associate, and Pavements Team Leader at Aurecon. Tim is a member of the ASCP National Executive (board) of Australian Society for Concrete Pavements (ASCP).
Aziz Mahmood Corporate Supporter
Abbas Alkamachy Civil Engineer, Lambert & Rehbein
Civil Engineer at Lambert & Rehbein. My goal is to work in a progressive civil engineering industry that will create opportunities for professional growth and further learning while at the same time assist me to become a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ)
Craig Heidrich Managing Director, HBM Group Pty Ltd, Individual Standard
Craig is Managing Director – HBM Group (HBMG), Executive Director – Australian Society for Concrete Pavements, Executive Director – Australasian (iron & steel) Slag Association (ASA), Hon. Chair – World of Iron and Steel Slag Network (WoISSN), Executive Director – Ash Development Association of Australia (ADAA), Hon. Co-Chair – World Wide Coal Combustion Products Network (WWCCPN), Executive Director – Amorphous Silica Association of Australia (ASiAA), Executive Director – Australasian Pozzolan Association (APozA), Executive Director – Concrete Pumping Association of Australia (CPAA), Non-Executive Director/Co. Secretary – Concrete Institute of Australia (CIA) and Committee Member / Drafting Lead – Standards Australia Technical Committee(s), Industry Member – Waste Working Group NSW EPA, Industry Member – CRC SmartCrete and CRC Future Batteries Industry. Craig is Life Member of the Concrete Institute of Australia; Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management (FAIM), Member of the Australian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE), member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) a Certified Practicing Marketer (CPM) with the Australian Marketing Institute (FMAMI) professional program.
George Vorobieff Head to Head International, Individual Standard
Subject Matter Expert for the design, construction and maintenance of concrete and flexible pavements. The author of the “Australian Concrete Road Training Manual” and first CPEE course on “Rigid Pavement Construction”. George introduced UTW overlays in the mid-1990s and diamond grinding 20 years ago into Australia and lead the conversion of the nomographs in the 1992 Austroads pavement design guide to algorithms to allow the development of software for the thickness design process. This also resulted in George developing the first Windows Basic program for thickness analysis. George has written many papers and guides on pavement topics over the last 30 years. He is considered an expert in applying concrete pavement technology for local road, highways, industrial pavements and race tracks. He was the first Australian Director of ISCP and developed the ASCP association after ACPAVE ceased operating.
Jason Chandler Director, Concrete Insights, Individual Standard
Jason is a chemical engineer and owner and director of advisory company Chandler Concrete Consulting Pty Ltd (trading as Concrete Insights). During his 20+ year career in construction materials Jason has gained extensive experience in designing, producing and supplying paving concrete for major infrastructure and commercial projects in Sydney and regional areas. He is at the forefront of innovations in construction material technology and processes and as well as a focus on technical performance of concrete, he is also passionate about improving the sustainability of concrete as a construction material. He has been involved in numerous collaborative research projects to achieve this goal. Jason is a current director on the board of Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA), a member of Concrete Institute of Australia's (CIA) NSW committee and a past member of the national executive of the ASCP.
Scott Minards Principal Pavement Engineer, Arcadis, Corporate Principal
Principal Engineer with over thirteen years’ experience in the design, construct and project management of geotechnical and civil engineering projects.
Masoud Hashemi Product Manager Floor Joint Systems EUW/APAC, Leviat Pty Limited, Corporate Supporter
Jamie Egan Manager, Quality Technical, Acciona, Corporate Supporter
Specialist in paving and quarrying operations with over 20 years of concentrated experience in asphalt and concrete pavement design and construction. In-depth knowledge of paving and materials was developed during hands-on testing, advisory and management roles with Pioneer Road Services and Blue Circle Southern Cement. 2003 to 2012 I controlled all aspects of paving on several milestone projects, from the M7 Motorway (ALJV) to the Hume Highway Woomargama Alliance (Abigroup). My collaborative nature and innovative leadership in the paving aspects of the Woomargama project ensured the delivery of some of the company’s highest-quality paving and receipt of numerous “Outstanding” KPI scores. Jamie is a connoisseur of all things related to beer.
Mike Auty AECOM, Corporate Supporter
I am a Pavement / Civil Engineer with a varied background, having worked in a number of disciplines, such as water, highways, geotechnics and currently pavement.