MSc/MArch, Dipl.-Ing. (Diplom Ingenieur)
I'm currently chartered as an architect in NRW, Germany.
In NSW Australia, I have a current DFT waterproofing licence 298282C.
When I stopped my renovation business, I gave up my own builders licence here.
I started my career more than 30 years ago as construction engineer managing waterproofing, corrosion protection and
general construction maintenance projects.
As a qualified Dipl.Ing. (Diplom-Ingenieur), Technical University Berlin, Germany
Im currently chartered as an Architect #103407 at the AKNW Germany.
Because I am providing expertise and advice for waterproofing,
I decided to underpin my consultancies's expertise
with a current NSW waterproofing licence #298282C,
in addition to the other formal qualifications.
I'm a currently member of the
ASAA Australian Stone Advisory Association #18281
and the AIW Australian Institute of Waterproofing.
When I worked in a team of specialist project engineers
at Lendlease for more than nine years, I specialised in
waterproofing and hard floor finishes, including most
major projects in Australia and the $7B Barangaroo
project in Sydney.
Barangaroo project from Start to Finish
I provided international timber research
for the first CLT timber high rise
residential building Australia.
Before my time as
Specialist Project Engineer, I was Project Manager
for the City of Sydney.
Earlier in my career, I lead
an Architectural Firm with 15 staff
and two offices in Berlin and in Brandenburg, Germany,
were we specialised in heritage restoration,
and the construction of new buildings
As chartered Dipl. Ing. Architect and principal
of the business I was responsible for all architectural
and many structural designs for approval by authorities.
It was part of my role as charted architect,
to provide QS services from preliminary estimates
to final cost calculations for competitive tenders
and during construction.
(clients included Hochtief,
Dykerhoff, Strabag, Walter Bau and Bilfinger Berger)
At the beginning of my career I was
construction manager and deputy department
manager for the general maintenance department
of Thyssen Krupp, Duisburg, Germany.
In this role, I managed the departments
of roof maintenance, waterproofing,
industrial corrosion protection,
road construction and general
industrial refurbishment works with
4 departments and 80 staff.