Our Advisory Groups

Here at the School of Natural and Built Environments, we are proud to showcase our strong links with industry and encourage students and industry professionals to contact us to find out more about participating in our advisory groups.

Our advisorygroups include:

Industry Advisory Groups Terms of Reference

Contact the School to find out more.

Civil Engineering Advisory Group

Group Members:

Mr Joe LaSpina- Chair
Principal Stormwater Engineer
Wallbridge and Gilbert Consulting Engineers

Mr Andrew Craig 
Strategic Assets Manager
City of Tea Tree Gully

Mr Monish Bhindi
Director 
Greenhill Engineers 

Mr Mario Russo
Project Manager 
McDonnell Dowell Constructors Pty Ltd

Mr Leigh Dalwood
Manager: Programs & Concept
Planning, Transport Policy section
Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

Mr Andrew Excell
Manager, Traffic Operations
Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

Mr Ralph Belperio
Technical Director/Buildings
Aurecon

Dr Matthew Duthy
Technical Director, Ground Engineering
AURECON

Mr Marc Doyle
Senior Project Manager
York Civil Pty Ltd

Mr Adrian Spencer
Senior Structural Engineer
GHD

Dr Nima Gorjian Jolfaei
Manager Workshops (Asset Operations and Delivery)
SA Water

 

University of South Australia Staff:

Ms. Liz Smith
Program Director - Undergraduate
School of Natural and Built Environments  

Dr. Faisal Ahammed
Program Director - Postgraduate
School of Natural and Built Environments

 
 

    Construction Management, Quantity Surveying and Building Surveying Advisory Group

    Group Members:

    Vacant - Chair 
     

    Mr Andrew Marshall 
    Director
    Marshall Brougham Constructions

    Mr Jeremy Whitehead
    Director
    WTM Constructions

    Mr Andrew Knowles
    Director
    Rider Levett Bucknall

    Mr Bernie Steer
    Adelaide City Council

    Mr TonyTravaglione
    Development Officer - Building
    City of Charles Sturt

    Mr Gavin Tonkin
    Managing Director
    Tonkin Schulz Design Build

    Mr Mark Rosenboom
    Manager SA
    Hansen Yuncken

    Mr Mason Robb
    Director
    Robb Project Consulting

    University of South Australia staff:

    Mr John Gelder
    Discipline Head
    School of Natural and Built Environments

    Dr Tony Ma
    Program Director (External Affairs)
    School of Natural and Built Environments

    Ms Debbie Frisby
    Lecturer
    School of Natural and Built Environments



    Environmental and Geospatial Sciences Advisory Group

    Group Members:

    Vacant - Chair

    Mrs Pru Freeman
    Deputy Director
    Department for State Development

    Mr Joe D'Aloia
    Chair/Survey Manager
    Surveyors Board of SA / Fyfe Pty Ltd

    Mr Franco Rea
    Chair SSSI & Director & Senior
    Alexander Symonds

    Ms Maria Pedicini
    President of EIANZ SA Division and Director / Principle Environment Scientist
    Environmental Projects

    Dr Graham Green
    Principal Hydrogeologist
    DEWNR, Science, Monitoring and Knowledge Branch

    Mr Andrew Pruszinski
    Manager Site Contamination
    EPA SA

    Dr Anthony Reid
    Senior Principal Geoscientist
    Geological Survey of SA, Dept of the Premier and Cabinet

    Ms Michaela Heinson
    Manager, Land, Marine and Biodiversity
    DEWNR, Natural Resources Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges

    University of South Australia staff: 

    Dr Tom Raimondo
    Program Director - Undergraduate
    School of Natural and Built Environments

    Dr Justin Payne
    Program Director, Environmental Science Post Grad
    School of Natural and Built Environments

    Dr Paul Corcoran
    Program Director, Surveying Post Grad
    School of Natural and Built Environments

     


    Project Management Advisory Group

    Group Members:

    Mr David Farwell - Chair
    Proment Project Management

    Ms Teri Whiting 
    Managing Director
    Giant4 Pty Ltd

    Mr Steve Pirie 
    Cobham Aviation

    Ms Elena Zagorenko
    SA Chapter Vice President
    AIPM, BHP

    Mr Paul Hester
    Project Manager: Service Improvement
    Central Adelaide, Local Health Network

    Ms Alison Boag
    Assistant Manager, Facilities Planning and Management
    Womens and Childrens Health Network

     

    Mr Harold Carn
    Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

    Ms Nicole Nader 
    ASC Ship Building / AUD

    University of South Australia staff: 

    Dr Nicholas Chileshe
    Program Director
    School of Natural and Built Environments

    Ms Jacqueline Jepson
    Program Director
    School of Natural and Built Environments

     

     


    Natural and Built Environments Research Centre (NBERC) Advisory Group

    Group Members

    Mr Mike Burch- Chair
    Director
    Australis Water Consulting Pty Ltd

    Mr John Slade
    Principal Geotechnical Engineer
    CMW Geosciences (East Coast) Pty Ltd

    Dr Bradley Page
    Principal Biosecurity Officer, Pest Animals Biosecurity SA
    Primary Industries and Regions SA - PIRSA

    Mr Andrew Marshall
    Managing Director
    Marshall & Brougham Constructions Pty Ltd

    Mr Darren Starr
    Director & Registered Planner (RPIA)
    Leading Edge Town Planners Pty Ltd

    Ms Lisien Loan
    Manager Parks and Sustainable Landscapes,
    Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges

    University of South Australia staff:

    Prof Julie Mills
    Head of School - NBE
    School of Natural and Built Environments

    Prof Peter Teasdale
    Associate Head of Research and Director NBERC
    School of Natural and Built Environments

    Prof Emily Hilder
    Director - Future Industries Institute
    University of South Australia

    Prof Christopher Saint
    Dean Research and Innovation
    Division of ITEE, University of South Australia

    Mr Simon Firth
    Commercial Manager - UniSA Ventures
    University of South Australia

     

    Areas of study and research

    + Click to minimise