With a career spanning over 30 years in the industry, Mal brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Northrop team. Mal’s work in environmental engineering has covered a range of projects for both government and private sectors, across metropolitan and regional NSW as well as the Top End.
Since bringing his expertise to Northrop in 2014, Mal has taken on a senior role in managing client relationships and matching client needs with engineering team delivery. He is committed to ensuring that clients receive the best solutions for their project – with the right team in place to deliver responsive, proactive and reliable engineering services. Mal’s extensive background has incorporated an early career as a ‘trailblazer’ for new programs – including water quality and aquatic ecology monitoring, landfill management/rehabilitation, and recycling. He has been a prolific author of technical papers, as well as being a guest lecturer at various colleges.
Mal joined Northrop in 2014 building on a distinguished career in the fields of environmental management and engineering. Today he is a senior environmental engineer/scientist with 30 years’ experience. The past 21 years of Mal’s career has been devoted primarily to the water industry. During that time, Mal led teams of civil/environmental engineers who pioneered much of the technology and contemporary approaches to stormwater management. He has contributed to the evolution of best practice and the maturing of the industry.
In all his work, Mal is a practical and pragmatic operator. He functions proactively in an inter-disciplinary team environment being able to elucidate both engineering and environmental concepts. He is always looking to solve problems for clients, and to move work, projects or programs along.