Our People

Baden Turley

Baden Turley

Managing Director

Supporting the team, leasing, IT, financial oversight, thinking and planning for the future.

Phone: 06 867 3035
Bruce Walters

Bruce Walters

General Manager

Customer Support, Project Planning, Strategic Business Development, Team Leadership.

Phone: 06 867 3035
Georg Winkler

Georg Winkler

Senior Engineering Geologist - Geotechnical Engineer

Chartered Professional Engineer, member of IPENZ (MIPENZ) with more than 20 years of professional experience. Complex Geotechnical and Geological Investigations, technical Slope Stability and Liquefaction Investigations, Geological and Geotechnical Engineering in complex and often remote geological terrain.

Phone: 06 867 3035
Aaron Holland

Aaron Holland

Senior Civil Engineer

Aaron is a Chartered Professional Civil Engineer with an extensive background in civil, mechanical and geotechnical engineering and more than 25 years in the engineering field. Further specialisms include contract management, coastal engineering, and infrastructure design.

Phone: 09 425 0137
Dave Dravitzki

Dave Dravitzki

Senior Engineering Geologist-Geotechnical Engineer

Dave is a Chartered Senior Engineering Geologist based in our Napier office. Dave has expertise in complex geotechnical and geological hazards, slope stability of hillsides and complex landslides, earthworks construction supervision, contaminated site (NES) assessments and on-site wastewater design

Phone: 06 929 0720
Andrew Appleby

Andrew Appleby

Civil - Structural - Environmental Engineer

Senior Project Management, Civil Surveying and Engineering, Construction Engineering and Investigations. Earthwork Structural Drafting and Construction Site Supervision.

Phone: 06 867 3035
Joel Pollock

Joel Pollock

Engineering Geologist - Environmental Scientist - Geotechnical Engineer

Complex Geomorphological Investigations, challenging Geotechnical Investigations and Reporting, Geological Modelling areas affected by earthquakes.

Phone: 06 867 3035
Korbi Schallinger

Korbi Schallinger

Geotechnical - Civil - Structural Engineer

Civil and Geotechnical Engineering and Design, advanced Surveying and CAD Designs, Structural Engineering.

Phone: 06 867 3035
Ross Cumming

Ross Cumming

Senior Engineering Geologist - Geotechnical Engineer

Senior Project Management, Slope Stability Modelling and Foundation Engineering, Commercial Building Geotechnical Investigation and Reporting, Geological Reporting for Subdivisions.

Phone: 06 867 3035
Tamlyn Adams

Tamlyn Adams

Structural Engineer

Steel and concrete structures, retaining walls and foundations for major structures, CAD design, leadership of design teams.

Phone: 09 425 0137
Isabel Arbelaez

Isabel Arbelaez

Civil Engineer

Isabel is a Civil Engineer based in our Warkworth office. Her areas of work include design of Stormwater and On-Site Wastewater systems. She also has experience designing aqueduct and sewerage systems.

Phone: 06 867 3035
Blair Archer

Blair Archer

Geotechnician

CPT Drilling Operations, complex Soil Investigations, Lateral Spread Mapping and managing technically challenging drilling campaigns nationwide

Phone: 06 867 3035
Chip Babbott

Chip Babbott

Civil - Structural - Mechanical - Environmental Engineer

Chip is a Chartered civil engineer, with expertise in mechanical engineering, heavy steel structural design, on-site wastewater, storm water and residential foundation design as well as CAD drafting

Phone: 09 425 0137
Jorge Buelna

Jorge Buelna

Civil - Geotechnical Engineer

Civil and Geotechnical investigation and interpretation. Specializing in slope stability, failure remediation and highway design. CAD and civil designs including slip repair
and wastewater.

Phone: 06 867 3035
Greg Bush

Greg Bush

Geotechnical Engineer

Geotechnical and civil engineering.

Phone: 06 867 3035
JP Claasen

JP Claasen

Civil - Structural Engineer

JP is a structural and civil engineer, with expertise in structural design, CAD design and detailing of commercial, retail and industrial buildings.

Phone: 06 867 3035
Jeff Davenport

Jeff Davenport

Senior Environmental Scientist

Jeff is our Senior Scientist based in our Auckland Office. His expertise is in contaminated land site assessments and Environmental Science projects.

Phone: 06 867 3035
James Davidson

James Davidson

Engineering Geologist

James is an Engineering Geologist with significant experience in coordinating and undertaking geotechnical investigations, construction supervision, earthworks and land development testing.

Phone: 06 867 3035
Helena Dubinko

Helena Dubinko

Civil - Structural Engineer

3D structural design of commercial and industrial buildings, site management, roadworks, highway and rail system design, stormwater and wastewater management, wastewater treatment plants, sustainability, energy efficiency and environmental engineering.  

 

Phone: 06 867 3035
Dominic Griffiths

Dominic Griffiths

Engineering Geologist

Dominic is an Engineering Geologist and Geotechnical Engineer. He specialises in site investigations and analysis and civil design.

Phone: 06 867 3035
Ben Harvey

Ben Harvey

Civil - Structural Engineer

Structural and civil engineering.

Phone: 09 425 0137
Natalie Hawes

Natalie Hawes

Office Administrator

Natalie is a Customer Service Professional with experience in Office Management and Administration Support.

Phone: 06 867 3035
Alex Mayhead

Alex Mayhead

Engineering Geologist

Alex works with the geotechnical and environmental teams of LDE and has recently completed a Professional Masters of Engineering Geology PMEG.

Phone: 06 867 3035
Raquel Miller

Raquel Miller

Senior Engineering Geologist / Geotechnical Engineer

Raquel is a senior engineer based in our North Shore office. Her particular area of expertise includes design and reporting for deep and shallow foundations, seismic analysis and design, project management, complex investigations for ground improvement, residential and commercial structures, earthworks and construction supervision

Phone: 06 867 3035
Jonathan Mukhtar

Jonathan Mukhtar

Engineering Geologist

Engineering geological and geotechnical engineering investigations and reporting. Detailed slope stability analysis, liquefaction assessments, geomorphology, fault mapping, on-site wastewater designs and construction supervision.

Phone: +64 6 9290720
Sarah Robinson

Sarah Robinson

Engineering Geologist- Environmental Scientist

Sarah is an earth scientist with experience in project management, geotechnical investigations for subdivision, and liquefaction analysis, as well as contamination assessments (PSI).

Phone: 06 867 3035
Hernan Sanchez

Hernan Sanchez

Civil Engineer

Hernan is a Civil Engineer, specializing in slope stability, slip repair, CAD design and Geotechnical investigation and interpretation.

Phone: 06 867 3035
Jamie Simson

Jamie Simson

Civil - Geotechnical Engineer

Jamie is a Civil and Geotechnical Engineer based in our Warkworth office. His particular area of expertise includes Geotechnical Investigation, Surveying and CAD designs.

Phone: 09 425 0137
Johnbir Singh

Johnbir Singh

Civil Engineer

Johnbir is a Civil Engineer based in our Warkworth Office. He provides support in Site Inspections, CAD Designs, Stormwater and Infrastructure projects.

Phone: 06 867 3035
Gina Vettoretti

Gina Vettoretti

Engineering Geologist – Environmental Scientist

Geotechnical site investigations and foundation assessments. Contaminated land site testing and assessments.

Phone: 06 929 0720
Finlay Wallen-Halliwell

Finlay Wallen-Halliwell

Engineering Geologist

Finlay is an Engineering Geologist based in our Whangarei office. His particular area of expertise includes soil and rock mechanics, geomorphology, hydrogeology and construction practises.

Phone: 09 425 0137
Ben Wellington

Ben Wellington

Engineering Geologist - Environmental Engineer

Ben is an engineering geologist and earth scientist with significant experience in geotechnical investigation and onsite wastewater assessment and design within ground in the Waikato, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Far North regions.

Phone: 06 867 3035
Trevor Wilson

Trevor Wilson

Civil Engineer

Trevor is a Chartered Civil Engineer, member of IPENZ (MIPENZ) based in our Whanganui and Napier offices. He has an extensive background in general Civil Engineering fields which includes Stormwater & Sanitary Sewer Design & Local Road Design for Land Development/Buildings & Infrastructure Projects encompassing Design & Construction Supervision through to Asset Maintenance of State Highway Bridges/Roads & Local Authority Roads.

Phone: 06 867 3035
Chelsea Young

Chelsea Young

Administration Manager

Chelsea is a quality focused administration professional with a high level of experience in both administration and human resources.

Phone: 06 867 3035
Anastasia Zaleta

Anastasia Zaleta

Engineering Support – Environmental Scientist

Joining LDE from university Anastasia has recently qualified as an Environmental Scientist with experience in soil contamination and sustainable development, and is providing both administrational and engineering support to the business where required. This gives her first hand understanding of all the aspects of an engineering consultancy business.

Phone: 06 867 3035