Derek has 20 years’ experience as a design manager and structural engineer across a wide range of project types and sizes throughout Australia, Canada and the Middle East.
Since joining BG&E, Derek has taken key lead roles in a number of transport infrastructure, institutional, retail and health projects including the Perth Stadium Station, Perth Busport, Midland and Fiona Stanley Hospitals, and numerous university campus buildings. Derek’s passion for engineering has been proven time and again, consistently delivering high-quality projects in high-pressure environments.
Derek relocated to Melbourne in 2015 to take up the role as Director of Victoria with a focus on growing market presence across all our core disciplines. Derek’s strong leadership and communication skills have seen high levels of office growth and a strong portfolio of projects both in the building and transport infrastructure space.
Oliver has been with BG&E Facades since 2007 and has over 20 years' experience in the construction industry, working with world-renowned architects, developers and leading construction companies.
As a Director of BG&E Facades, he continues to be hands-on and fully involved in projects from the concept design through to construction and completion. His expertise extends to a wide range of building projects including major hospitals, high-rise office and residential builings.
Oliver’s role is to develop the Facades group capabilities and to grow the local and international markets. He also brings international experience from Asia and the Middle East. His main focus is to deliver projects at the highest quality, on time and within budget.
Associate-Lead Civil and Transport
Soumendra is a Civil Engineer with 18 years of overseas and Australian experience in planning and feasibility studies, concept and detailed design of Motorways, Highway and Expressways, innovative Interchange designs, managed freeways, Urban and Rural roads, and roundabouts and at grade intersections, safe system solutions, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Light Rail Transit (LRT) systems, precinct developments, internal roads and township roads. His experience spectrum covers aerodrome design, geometric, drainage design and review of runway, taxiway, helipad, apron and strips in accordance with Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Annex-14 standards. He has been actively involved in Projects with VicRoads, DPTI (SA), MRWA, PTA, Brookfield Rail, PAPL, State and Local Government authorities.
Soumendra’s key strength is to provide technically sound, innovative and cost effective engineering solutions, technical advice for tender bids, project delivery, traffic Engineering and design management, business development and maintaining strong relations with client and co-workers. He has excellent skills in team building, mentoring and guiding young professionals.
Soumendra has moved to Melbourne to lead and grow BG&E’s Transportation team and business in Victoria.