OUR PEOPLE


Personnel (IN ORDER OF LENGTH OF SERVICE)


Darron Nutt

BE Civil, RPEQ
Established GANDEN November 2007

WATER AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT

KEY PROJECTS

  • Adelaide Desalination Project (Commissioning Manager, Independent Verifier)
  • Dublin Bay Project (1.7M EP), Ireland (Ringsend Plant Manager)
  • Mangere STP, Auckland (1.7M EP), New Zealand (Mangere Plant Manager and Wastewater Planner)
  • Ravenshoe SBR Upgrade (Design and Commissioning Manager)
  • Luggage Point Dewatering Upgrade (Project Director)
  • Awonga Point MBR Upgrade (Design and Commissioning Manager)
  • Palm Island SBR Upgrade (Design and Commissioning Manager)
  • Mackay Mirani Inlet Works and Odour Control Upgrade (Design Manager)
  • Sydney Desalination Storm Recovery (Technical Specialist)
  • Pimpama Maintenance of UF Membranes (Technical Specialist)

Geraldine Nutt

Dip (Bus Management)
Established GANDEN November 2007

OPERATIONS MANAGER

KEY PROJECTS

  • GANDEN Financial Controller
  • GANDEN Human Resources
  • GANDEN Integrated Management System
  • Marketing Manager, ASB Corporate, NZ
  • Manager, Strategic Development, AIB, Ireland
  • Assistant Manager, Business and Rural, AIB, Ireland
  • Project Manager, Sponsorship and Marketing, AIB, Ireland

Trevor Nel

BE Civil, RPEQ
Joined GANDEN February 2014

SEWAGE NETWORKS AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT

KEY PROJECTS

  • Luggage Point Dewatering Upgrade (Design and Commissioning Manager)
  • Childers and Gin Gin STP Upgrades (Design Manager)
  • Mackay Mirani Stage 1 Upgrade (Project Manager)
  • Mackay Mirani Stage 2 Upgrade (Design Manager)
  • Weipa Pump Station Upgrades (Design and Commissioning Manager)
  • Sydney Desalination Storm Recovery (Technical Specialist)
  • Torres Strait Islands Water and Sewage Infrastructure Reviews (Project Manager)
  • Gold Coast Water Emergency Storages (Design Manager)
  • Toowoomba Sewer Network Enabling Project (Design Manager)
  • Queensland Urban Utilities Sewer Doors Project (Design Manager)
  • Pimpama Class A+ Network Modifications (Design Manager)
  • Pimpama Coomera Waterfutures Alliance (Project Manager)

Jasper Hennekens

BE Environmental, BSc Environmental Chemistry
Joined GANDEN March 2014

WATER TREATMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL

KEY PROJECTS

  • Adelaide Desalination Plant (Commissioning Lead – Water Quality, Environmental, Chemical Dosing)
  • Pimpama Maintenance of UF Membranes (Process Lead)
  • Mundaring Water Treatment Plant (Commissioning Lead)
  • Linkwater Quality Control (Water Quality Coordinator)
  • Southern Regional Water Pipeline (Commissioning Engineer)
  • Mudgeeraba Water Treatment Plant Sludge Upgrade (Design Manager)
  • Mackay Mirani Inlet Works and Odour Control Upgrade (Commissioning Lead)
  • Luggage Point Dewatering Upgrade (Commissioning Lead)
  • Gove Water Supply Chlorination Upgrade (Technical Lead)
  • Sydney Desalination Storm Recovery (Technical Specialist)
  • Palm Island Emergency Desalination Plant (Technical Lead)

Kelvin Borkowsky

BE Civil, RPEQ
Joined GANDEN February 2015 (Part Time)

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

KEY PROJECTS

  • Luggage Point Dewatering Upgrade (Structural Designer)
  • Mudgeeraba WTP Sludge Handling Upgrade (Structural Designer)
  • Mudgeeraba Clarifier Launder Refurbishment (Structural Designer)
  • Awonga Point MBR, Rio Tinto (Structural Designer)
  • Cobaki Creek Bridge (Structural Designer)
  • Lakelands Solar Farm Footings (Structural Designer)

Paul McKillop

Dip Construction Technology and Architecture
Joined GANDEN February 2015

CIVIL AND MECHANICAL DESIGN

KEY PROJECTS

  • Mudgeeraba Water Treatment Plant Sludge Upgrade (Lead Designer)
  • Mackay Mirani Inlet Works and Odour Control Upgrade (Lead Designer)
  • Luggage Point Dewatering Upgrade (Lead Civil Designer)
  • South Lismore STP Upgrade (Lead Civil Designer)
  • Awonga Point Nutrient Removal Upgrade (Lead Designer)
  • Palm Island SBR Upgrade (Lead Designer)
  • Queensland Urban Utilities Sewer Doors Project (Design Manager)
  • Coombabah Inlet Works Upgrade (Lead Civil Designer)
  • Ravenshoe STP Upgrade (Lead Civil Designer)
  • Kenya Water Treatment Plant (Civil Designer)

Aaron Bull

BE Civil
Joined GANDEN March 2015

TREATMENT PLANTS AND NETWORKS

KEY PROJECTS

  • QUU Sewer Doors (Design Lead)
  • Mackay Mirani Inlet Works and Odour Control (Project Engineer)
  • Pimpama Class A+ Network Modifications (Project Engineer)
  • Awonga Point MBR Upgrade (Design & Commissioning Engineer)
  • Gold Coast Emergency Storages (Project Engineer)
  • Pimpama Maintenance of UF Membranes (Project Engineer)
  • South Lismore STP Upgrade (Project Engineer)
  • Ravenshoe STP Upgrade (Project Engineer)
  • Palm Island STP (Project Engineer)
  • GANDEN Integrated Management System (Project Manager)

Amosa Ale

Dip Eng, Mech Drafting Trade Cert III
Joined GANDEN February 2016

MECHANICAL AND CIVIL DESIGN

KEY PROJECTS

  • Oxley Creek Inlet Works (Lead Designer)
  • South Lismore STP Upgrade (Mechanical Designer)
  • Luggage Point Dewatering Upgrade (Mechanical Designer)
  • Ravenshoe SBR Upgrade (Lead Designer)
  • Pump Station Upgrades, Rio Tinto (Lead Designer)
  • Queensland Urban Utilities Sewer Doors Project (Mechanical Design)
  • Legacy Way Project (Pipeline Designer)
  • Mineral Technologies – Various Mineral Separation Plants (Mechanical Designer)

Nick Steer

ME Mechanical, RPEQ
Joined GANDEN February 2016

WATER AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT, PUMPING SYSTEMS AND MECHANICAL

KEY PROJECTS

  • South Lismore STP Upgrade (Design Manager)
  • Molendinar WTP Major Upgrade (Design Lead)
  • Mirani WRF Stage II Upgrade (Lead Mechanical Engineer)
  • Yarwun Refinery Stormwater Project (Design Manager)
  • Gold Coast Water Emergency Storages (Design Lead)
  • QCG Regional Ponds Pump Stations (Design Manager)
  • Kenya WTP (Design Lead)
  • TasWater STP Inlet Works (Lead Mechanical Engineer)
  • Thames Water Projects (Embedded Engineer)
  • Karratha Effluent Reuse Scheme (Project Manager)
  • Prospect Water Filtration Plant pH Buffering (Mechanical Engineer)

Phil Hudson

BE Civil, RPEQ
Joined GANDEN March 2016

HYDRAULICS, NETWORKS, TREATMENT PLANTS

KEY PROJECTS

  • Oxley Creek Inlet Works Upgrade (Design Manager)
  • South Lismore STP Upgrade (Senior Hydraulic Design Engineer)
  • Weipa Pump Station Upgrades (Project Manager)
  • Whitsunday Regional Council Water and Sewer Networks (Hydraulic Modeler)
  • Landers Shute Ozone Generator (Design Manager)
  • TasWater STP Inlet Works (Lead Civil Engineer)
  • Karratha Effluent Reuse Scheme (Design Manager)
  • City of Gold Coast Long-Term Recycled Water Release (Hydraulic Modeler)
  • Coombabah STP Stage 5 Upgrade (Hydraulics Lead)
  • Pimpama STP Design (Project Engineer)
  • Rathdowney WTP Upgrade (Lead Engineer)

Christopher Coxon

BE Mechanical
Joined GANDEN September 2016

TREATMENT PLANTS, PUMPING, MECHANICAL

KEY PROJECTS

  • Ravenshoe SBR Upgrade (Design Lead)
  • Palm Island SBR Upgrade (Design Lead)
  • Rio Tinto Alcan Pump Stations A and E Upgrades (Senior Mechanical Designer)
  • South Lismore STP Upgrade (Senior Mechanical Design Engineer)
  • Origin Energy Spring Gully Water Treatment Facility (Senior Mechanical Engineer)
  • Origin Energy and Santos Compression Facilities – various projects (Senior Mechanical Engineer)
  • Incitec Pivot Ltd, Various Phosphoric Acid Plant Upgrades (Site Mechanical Engineer)

Paul Chown

Certificate IV in Detail Drafting
Joined GANDEN October 2016

MECHANICAL DESIGN

KEY PROJECTS

  • Molendinar WTP
  • South Lismore STP
  • Maynilad Water, Putatan
  • APLNG Condabri Central and Reedy Creek WTF
  • Arrow Energy Tipton West 12MLD IMS Plant
  • Pimpama Watercycle Alliance 17MLD WWTP and 12mld RWTP
  • Korrumburra & Leongatha WTTP

Richard Needs

Higher National Certificate (Advanced Diploma) in Civil Engineering
Joined GANDEN January 2017

CIVIL, MECHANICAL AND STRUCTURAL DESIGN

KEY PROJECTS

  • Leanyer Sanderson Inlet Works and Odour Control (Design Lead)
  • South Lismore STP Upgrade (Mechanical and Civil Designer)
  • Beaudesert WTP Water Storages (Mechanical, Civil and Structural Designer)
  • Innisfail WWTP (Design Lead)
  • Kuramba WWTP (Design Lead)
  • Awonga Point MBR Upgrade (Design Lead)
  • Coomera Sports and Leisure Centre (Design Lead)
  • Gozo Wastewater Treatment (Design Lead)

Frederick Wecker

BE Civil
Joined GANDEN March 2017

PROJECT ENGINEERING AND TENDERING

KEY PROJECTS

  • Cairns Drying Beds Condition Assessments
  • Gold Coast Water and Wastes Bin Bays
  • Nightcap WTP Chemical Dosing Options Assessment
  • Gold Coast Water SPS A5 Emergency Storages Design
  • Cairns SPS Upgrades
  • GANDEN Integrated Management System (Project Manager)

John Amponin

BE Chemical
Joined GANDEN September 2017

PROJECT ENGINEERING, COMMISSIONING, O&M

KEY PROJECTS

  • Palm Island STP
  • Ravenshoe STP
  • Wujal Wujal MBR
  • Kalayaan STP in Subic Bay Freeport Zone,
    Philippines
  • CBD STP in Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines

Chris Peart

Dip Architectural Technology
Joined GANDEN May 2018

STRUCTURAL DESIGN

KEY PROJECTS

  • Childers WWTP Upgrade
  • Leanyer Sanderson Inlet Works and Odour Control
  • Molendinar WTP Upgrade
  • Proserpine Potable Water & Raw Water Project

Angus Munro

BE Civil
Joined GANDEN May 2018

PROJECT ENGINEERING

KEY PROJECTS

  • Palm Island Infrastructure Upgrades
  • Lowood STP Upgrade
  • Parkes Intermodal Terminal
  • Gold Coast Pressure Mains
  • Spice Apartments Deep Sewer Connection
  • West End Trunk Sewer Main Upgrade
  • Pioneer Cresent Pump Station Upgrade

Johnathon Grant

Commercial Drafter, AutoCAD 1, 2, 3
Joined GANDEN September 2018

MECHANICAL DESIGN

KEY PROJECTS

  • Mirani STP Upgrade
  • Childers STP Upgrade
  • Gin Gin STP Upgrade
  • Herberton Water Treatment Plant Upgrade
  • Wujal Wujal STP Upgrade
  • Extensive Mining and Heavy Industrial Piping Projects

Daniel Veness

B Arch
Dip Civil Construction Design
Cert 4 Building and Construction
Joined GANDEN January 2019

CIVIL AND ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

KEY PROJECTS

  • Centenary Highway Water Main Design
  • Gin Gin WWTP Upgrade
  • Howard STP Collection System
  • Mirani Water Recycling Facility Upgrade
  • Cannonvale Potable and Raw Water Project
  • Browse LNG development, Broome, WA
  • Wonthaggi Sewerage System Future Development Project
  • Pimpama Package D Recycled Water Relocations

Danielle Carnes

Associate Bachelor of Business
(HR Management)
Certificate III in Business
Joined GANDEN April 2019

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

KEY PROJECTS

  • Staff Intranet
  • Tenders
  • Integrated Management System

Matthew Sant

BE Chemical (Hons), RPEQ
Joined GANDEN June 2019

PROCESS ENGINEERING

KEY PROJECTS

  • Kawana STP Commissioning Assistance
  • Unity Water STPs’ Energy Review
  • Goodna STP Primary & Secondary Screens Performance Projection
  • Karana Downs, Bundamba and Gatton STP Disinfection Review
  • Karana Downs STP Recycled Water Storage Sizing
  • Narangba Tannery Upgrade Technology Review
  • Byron Bay Hospital Waste Biodigestion Concept Design
  • Sarina Water Recycling Facility Commissioning
  • Marian WTP 
  • Incitec Pivot Ltd Mt Isa Acid Plant Operations
  • Incitec Pivot Ammonia and Urea Process Development

 

Ty Buckmaster

BE Mechanical
Joined GANDEN March 2020

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

KEY PROJECTS

  • Mt Pleasant CHPP Project, Muswellbrook
  • Kawana STP Upgrade Project, Unitywater
  • Cement Import Terminal Project, Port of Brisbane
  • Ravenshoe STP Upgrade Project
  • Daly River Solar and Storage Project
  • Lakeland Solar and Storage Project

Karl Goulding

Dip Eng Mechanical
Joined GANDEN May 2020

MECHANICAL and CIVIL DESIGN

KEY PROJECTS

  • Ballarat South Sludge Upgrade
  • Gibson Island 100MLD RWTP
  • Kenilworth WTP Chemical Upgrades
  • APLNG Condabri Central and Reedy Creek WTF
  • Murrumba Downs WTP Upgrade
  • Western Corridor Alliance 100MLD AWTP for SEQ Water

Philip Buchhorn

BE Mechanical, RPEQ
Joined GANDEN June 2020

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

KEY PROJECTS

  • Mt Mulgine Tungsten Mining NL, Western Australia
  • Ravensworth Flotation Upgrade Project, Glencore, Hunter Valley
  • Port Pirie Transformation Project, Nyrstar, Port Pirie
  • Escondida Water Recovery Project, Minera Escondida Limitada, Chile

Anthony Paul

Adv Cert Eng
Joined GANDEN June 2020

MECHANICAL DESIGN

KEY PROJECTS

  • Jilalan Treatment Plant
  • Mascot OCU
  • Mt Gordon Copper Mine Tailings Dam Water Treatment Pump System Upgrade
  • BHP Billiton (Kalgoorlie Nickel Smelter) – Acid Plant Upgrade
  • Pinnacle Quarry – Turnkey Crushing & Screening Plant

Philippe Ader

Msc: Env Engineering and Resource Management
Joined GANDEN July 2020

PROCESS ENGINEERING

KEY PROJECTS

  • West Camden Tender Design
  • Mirani STP Commissioning

 


Cameron Hopcraft

BE Civil, CPENG, MBA
Joined GANDEN July 2020

CIVIL ENGINEERING

KEY PROJECTS

  • Palm Island Water Storage and Distribution
  • Yarwun Trade Waste Assets Condition Assessment
  • Hunter Water Emergency Desalination Feasibility Study
  • SWGA South Western Front Package – Trunk Wastewater
  • Puckapunyal Water Treatment Upgrade
  • Mildura to Merbein Salt Interceptor Scheme
  • Snowy Hydro Dry Dam Alternative Water Supply

Taylor James

AD Eng Major Civil
Joined GANDEN July 2020

CIVIL DESIGN

KEY PROJECTS

  • Noosa WTP Access
  • Maroochydore STP Sludge Thickening Upgrade
  • Railway Street Cloncurry Water Main Design

Matthew Trawanksi

BE Mechanical
Joined GANDEN August 2020

PROCESS ENGINEERING

KEY PROJECTS

  • West Camden Tender Design
  • Sydney Science Park STP Tender Design

David McLearie

BE Civil
Joined GANDEN August 2020

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

KEY PROJECTS

  • Maroochydore STP Sludge Thickening Upgrade
  • Port Hinchinbrook STP Design