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 involved in the constructon industry for the last 22 years.
During the last 20 years Oliver has focused and specialised in the facades
industry. He has been directly involved in various roles such as project
management, design and constructon of point fxed glass wall, unitzed
and stck curtain wall and bespoke façade systems. He has been involved
in various building types providing advice from system design up to
completon. He has consulted to many architects and developers such as
Norman Foster, Grimshaw, David Marks, Cesar Pelli, RTKL and WATG. His
key strength is in the coordinaton and management of varied and complex
issues in commercial, educatonal, health and residental projects in
Australia and overseas.
In his role as Director/Practce Manager Oliver has been in charge of major projects that require delivery within budget, tme and cost restraints. Being hands on, he is actvely involved in the design, fabricaton and installaton process. Oliver has an insight into ideas and technologies that are current internatonally and has presented at several global conferences such as GPD in Finland.
Oliver is a company Director and Practce manager whose emphasis is in bringing together the best team with the skills and expertse required for each individual project, being the design, fabricaton and installaton of unitzed curtain walls, stck walls, high performance doors and windows and aluminium cladding.
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.