Recognising Technical Leadership

With our clients at the heart of everything we do, providing technical excellence and innovation forms part of what makes us tick. By supporting the development of our people, we are driving our success by helping our clients realise their goals. 

In reflecting the technical and professional development, experience and corresponding industry and peer recognition of our people, we are pleased to the appointment six new Technical Fellows – the highest level of accreditation at WSP – through the firms Technical Leadership Program (TLP).


Please join us in congratulating:


Dr. Eric Lam, Dr. David Och, Bronte Nixon, Dr. Li-Ang Yang, Andy Noble and Scott Benjamin 


WSP’s TLP is designed to recognise and advance the careers of those who wish to further their areas of specialisation through their contributions to professional publications or journals as well as participation in professional societies. The program offers three levels of recognition: Technical Principal, Senior Technical Principal and Technical Fellow. 


We are also excited to announce that a further five of our people have been recognised as Senior Technical Principals and another five have attained Technical Principal status. 


For a full list of those recognised, please see below.


Senior Technical Principal

Technical Principal

Henry Zhang – Geotechnical

Simon Barlow – Highways

Dr Visvalingam Suthagaran (Sutha) – Geotechnical

Troy Kernaghan – Highways

Dr Kevin Sahba – Building Specialists

David Knott – Geotechnical (Mine Subsidence)

Eric Lalaurie – Building Specialists

Masoud Moghaddas – Mining

Nic McCaffrey – Environment

John Trieu – Development & Planning Services


Complementing the official Chartership accreditation received through Engineers Australia, collectively, our people’s expertise helps us deliver on our purpose and brand promise of creating societies that thrive.


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