Karl is Chartered Engineer with over 30 years experience in Land development across Victoria. Our Clients see Karl as a trusted advisor who is respected by the Relevant Authorities and offers a commercial result driven approach to delivering their projects.
As a Director of LD Eng, Andrew oversees all aspects of our business operation, and leads our Land Development team to ensure we deliver the highest level of communication and service for our clients.
Andrew’s experience includes design, construction and project management of projects within the residential, commercial, healthcare, industrial, marine, and mining environments.
Brent is our Manager of Sports and Play division with over 15 years of experience in the Sports industry. Brent has expertise in the planning and development of sports and play facilities. These facilities include Netball/Basketball courts, Football Grounds (All Codes), Athletics Tracks, Hockey Fields Tennis Courts, Cricket Nets and Thoroughbred Racing Facilities.
Clients see Brent as a loyal and trusted advisor with solid relationships within the industry.Brent has a vested interest in Horse Racing being an active owner and breeder and can be found at the races most Saturday afternoons.
“A Racehorse is the only animal that can take hundreds of people for a ride at the same time.”
Brendan has 12 years’ experience in the planning, design and construction management of water and wastewater infrastructure of all sizes which has led to him being a facilitator for the MRWA Advanced Water Design Assurance Scheme (DAS) for the past 5 years. He also has extensive knowledge and experience in the management of all subsurface utilities including asset protection and relocation scoping and key stakeholder negotiation, which he applies to large scale infrastructure projects to ensure the most economical and time efficient outcome is achieved.
Michael manages the land development team with Nathan Miratana. His focus is on project inception & delivery in the design phase. When he’s not at his desk working, Michael loves spending time with his family (2 girls), and watching and participating in sport (AFL & cricket).
“If you aren’t willing to work for it, don’t complain about not having it.”
Nathan Manages the land development team with Michael Millier. His focus is on project delivery in the design phase with a team of graduates to senior designers and engineers.
His interests are family (4 boys who love sport), Rugby, Basketball and NFL.
“Vision without action is a dream – Action without vision is a nightmare.”
Kristy is tenacious, robust and loves a challenge. Multi-tasking, prioritizing and finding solutions is something she prides herself on. Contractually strong with a passion for streamlining processes to ensure projects are finishing within budget, timeframe and to the highest level of quality.
Benn has over 20 years’ experience in the urban development sector and is focused on helping clients achieve practical and commercially driven outcomes on a range of projects, particularly greenfield and infill communities.
“I enjoy the thought that we are actually creating a piece of the community where people will come to live, work and play. It is satisfying working and establishing lasting relationships with the different stakeholders in this field, while ensuring the best project outcome can be achieved for the client.”
Rohit is a Senior Civil Engineer with over 5 years of Construction and Project Management experience in Urban Land Development. He has worked on a variety of projects which include small subdivisions, large-scale communities as well as infrastructure projects. Rohit consults with clients to truly understand and service their needs, while building relations with stakeholders of projects to ensure they are completed as efficiently as possible.
“Key points to success include open communication, quality of work and strong technical skills.”
Chris is a Senior Engineer with 9 years’ experience in construction and project management. Chris’ primary role within LDEng is the delivery of greenfields and brownfields land development projects where he specialises in the approvals and delivery process and close management of client’s commercial outcomes. Chris rarely sleeps and his only hobby is delivering high-quality outcomes for his clients but he sometimes trains Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and watches the EPL, NBA, and UFC.
“Each project presents unique constraints and I view them as opportunities for us to innovate and showcase our abilities. The more unique the challenge, the more fun it is. If engineering was easy then we’d be called land surveyors.”
James’ expertise lies in urban stormwater management, including the preparation of stormwater and integrated water management plans, flood modelling, water sensitive urban design and stormwater harvesting. This diverse range of experience provides a sound basis for James to deliver efficient and effective projects for his clients from strategic requirements, through to detailed design.
James’ specialty lies in appreciating water authority requirements in order to achieve practical solutions for all stakeholders and maximise developable land for his clients.Outside of work James enjoys time with his friends, playing AFL football and watching live music.
“Water flows downhill”
Ahmed is a Charted Senior Civil Engineer with over 8 years’ experience in Australia. His project experience includes designing and managing land development projects and infrastructure works comprising upgrade of arterial roads and intersections from feasibility to construction. He has a strong technical background, combined with excellent communication skills, natural leadership, and a clear emphasis on project delivery and client focus.
Elsa has 8 years’ experience working in the civil design field. Beginning her career as a trainee draftsperson in Perth, Elsa has developed the skills required to design and deliver multi-stage residential developments, progressing to take on her most recent role as Design Team Lead. Elsa is also involved in ALDE (Association of Land Development Engineers) as chair of the Diversity and Inclusion sub-committee.
Dean is a dedicated Senior Civil Engineer and brings a decade of experience in the land development industry. He specializes in all design aspects of large multi-stage developments with a commitment to creating first-class environments and communities.
Jacob is a Civil Engineer with 3 years’ experience in Project Management throughout the Urban Land Development sector. He will ensure clients are getting the best service possible and is always enthusiastic to confront any challenges that are faced. He will be more than happy to convince you that Rugby is a superior sport to AFL.
Nick has several years of experience in civil engineering, over this time he has gained experience on a range of projects in brown fields, land development and sports. Following many of these projects through from inception to construction.Nick is passionate about playing sports, and this translates into his design of sports projects where his knowledge of local facilities comes into play.
Nick also enjoys PC gaming. Using an acquired understanding of computers he has worked with our development team to bring added functionality in 12d to our sports projects. This has allowed the sports team to be dynamic when design changes arise.
“Everything is practice.”
Rajeet has over 3 years’ experience in the Civil Engineering Land Development industry, with a wealth of technical skills in the field of design. Having completed his Master of Civil Engineering, Rajeet joined LD Eng as a graduate engineer and has since worked on a vast variety of residential development projects. With a passion for generating client-oriented outcomes, Rajeet continues to lead the delivery of practical and efficient designs.
“One can accomplish anything with truth and justice on their side!” – “If you hit the target every time it’s too near or too big.”
Tina is a Civil engineer with over 17 years’ experience, primarily in Civil and structural design for residential projects. Since 2016, her experience is in Land development comprises mainly in the design of Roadworks, Drainage, Sewer & water. Always keen to learn new things and share experiences, be it either new design techniques or software packages, she has always been a firm believer of – TEAM – Together everyone achieves more.
Interests – She has great affinity towards cardio activities. Without a 90min walk or a 5k run, her day is not complete.
Daniel is a civil engineer with over 5 years experience in land development working both in the private and public sectors. This includes experience in large greenfield developments and medium density projects.
Rachel has over 16 years experience in a Retail and Business environment, as well as her bubbly personality she provides our entire team with administrative services.
“Positive thoughts yields positive results”
Sam is a qualified Civil Engineer with over 5 years’ experience as a Civil Designer, and 20 years as a Draftsman.
He has undertaken Designer / Drafting roles in the Greenfields and Brownfields sectors of Land Development on several Residential and Industrial subdivisions ranging from 10 to 1000 lots, with a wide range of experience in Melbourne and Rural Victoria.
Currently his role includes Quality assurance and auditing of the drafting within the company and Sewer Design using 12d. He produces engineering calculations, development of conceptual designs, preparation of master plans and the preparation of detailed designs and documentation for Land Development project implementation.
His passion is in drafting and getting the job done right the first time. He believes the most important thing that represents an Engineering Company is its quality of Drafting / Design Documentation.
Fiona is an Administration Officer with over 11 years of experience in the industry making her a great team player. She plans, directs, and coordinates all of our administrative services. Fiona is inspired by her daughter and in her free times, loves to do activities like reading books, baking, playing games, or playing princess with her little pot of sunshine.
“You become what you believe, so believe in yourself.”
Omar’s an Engineer with experience in water balance modelling, hydro-logic modelling, hydraulic modelling, flood mapping in GIS, water quality modelling and drainage assessment.
He uses technical information to deal with constraints posed by surface water runoff to provide practical and efficient solutions involving stormwater management to the satisfaction of our clients and residents in urban environments.His passionate about delivering outcomes that satisfy environmental needs and sustainable functional design that service the needs of a rapidly growing urban environment.
‘”The development of environmentally friendly spaces can help bring people together to build healthy long lasting communities.”
Thomas is one of the undergraduate students within the company studying the final year of his double degree of Engineering (Civil) and Commerce (Finance) at Monash University. Currently enhancing his technical knowledge through AutoCAD and 12d drafting in sewer and drainage design, Thomas is looking forward to the challenge of construction and project management.
Enjoys robust discussion surrounding any topic sport related, party shirt Fridays and can sleep with his eyes open. But don’t let this fool you, Tom is also determined and driven to achieve the best outcome for the client.
Dabin is a civil engineer with 5 years of industry experience in Land Development, he has been working mostly on Functional Layout Plan and Water Design with a bit of everything else at LDeng. His interests are distance running, from 5km to Marathons.
“Either you run the day or the day runs you.”
Sabbir has over 5 years experience in the land development industry. Sabbir’s project experience includes detail design of multi-stage greenfield site, brownfield site, medium densities and Melbourne Water waterways. Beyond the workplace Sabbir loves to go fishing, 4WD driving and camping.
Oscar is an undergraduate in his final year of Engineering (Civil) at Swinburne University. Oscar is keen to soak up as much as possible and looks forward to the opportunities available within design, construction and project management.
Away from work rugby, water-skiing, camping and most things outdoors takes the reins.
“It does not do well to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” – AD
Trent is currently undertaking his 4th year of his double degree of Engineering (Civil) and Business (Economics) at Swinburne University. Trent is a recent addition to the company and has always had a keen interest in earthworks, construction, and the land. Trent is excited to be a part of Australia’s infrastructure development, knowing that he can make an impact, creating sustainable and innovative developments as a Civil engineer. Trent cannot tell you how to develop land just yet but can give you hot tips on stocks.
Tell me and I forget; teach me and I may remember; involve me and I will learn” – Benjamin Franklin.
Nathan is an undergraduate student in the final year of his Bachelor of Civil Engineering at Swinburne University and a recent addition to the team. Nathan prides himself on continually enhancing his knowledge, skillset, and embracing challenges thrown his way. Currently working in the design space, he looks forward to progressing through several avenues of the land development process.
Outside of work, Nathan enjoys playing football, cricket and golf, as well as getting back to the farm in rural Victoria when possible.