BEng(Civ and Eng)(Hons), MIE Aust CPEng, NER Ross has over 10 years’ experience working as a professional Engineer in both the public and private sectors. He has managed a range of projects for both local and state governments, and also for developers. This has included working on all phases of infrastructure projects from feasibility studies, through to detailed design and construction. As a Development Assessment Engineer at Eurobodalla Shire Council, Ross worked with the planning team on assessment of development applications and preparation of development control plans and strategies. Significant projects that Ross worked on during his time at Eurobodalla Shire include; application of detailed environmental constraint mapping to assessment of development applications; Rainwater Tank Guidelines; and providing engineering advice to the Strategic Planning Unit in development of the Eurobodalla Settlement Strategy, Commercial and Industrial Development Control Plan, and Narooma Structure Plan. In consulting Ross has worked as a Civil Designer, Contract Administrator, and Project Manager at Cardno and Connell Wagner. He has highly developed technical skills in road, drainage, and bulk earthworks design. Having managed projects from design through to completion and asset handover Ross has a very practical understanding of civil construction which he applies to developing cost effective engineering solutions.