Principals

Dr Sharmil Markar

Dr Sharmil Markar

BSc(Eng) (Hons) PhD FIEAust CPEng RPEQ

Managing Director / Senior Principal Engineer

With over 30 years in water resource management, Sharmil has worked on projects across all market sectors in all Australian states and territories, as well as several countries overseas. This includes a number of years in China undertaking major flood management, flood forecasting and water resource allocation and management projects.

He has been commissioned to peer review hydrologic and hydraulic modelling of several major water infrastructure projects in Queensland.

Dr David Newton

Dr David Newton

BE(Hons) MEngSt PhD MIEAust CPEng RPEQ

Director / Senior Principal Engineer

David is a highly experienced numerical modeller with specialist expertise in flooding and drainage, stormwater management and water sensitive urban design. He has more than 25 years’ experience providing specialist advice on water quality and quantity management and infrastructure design.

He is skilled in finding collaborative, strategic solutions to complex water and environmental problems.

Greg Roads

BE(Civil)(Hons) MIEAust RPEQ

Director / Senior Principal Engineer

Greg’s extensive knowledge of two-dimensional hydraulic modelling and extreme flood hydrology, together with his background in hydraulics and fluvial geomorphology, give him enormous expertise in floodplain management, designing stream diversions and riverine erosion control techniques.

Greg has played an important role in the flood and environmental flow impact assessment of many of Queensland’s major water infrastructure projects.
He also has vast experience helping local communities to develop flood management strategies.

Michael Batchelor

BE (Hons) MEngSt MIEAust RPEQ

Director / Senior Principal Engineer

Michael’s primary areas of practice include flood protection, stormwater management, mine site water management and water supply planning. His experience in water resources management and environmental impact assessment for major infrastructure projects spans more than 20 years.

He has worked with clients across a diverse range of industries and hydrological conditions to deliver efficient project solutions which fulfil environmental protection requirements.