Dr Mark Gardner Managing Director PhD BEng (Hons) FIEAust CPEng

Dr Mark Gardner

Managing Director

PhD BEng (Hons) FIEAust CPEng

Mark has been involved in the building and construction industry for over 25 years and is a founding member of Aldanmark. He has extensive knowledge and experience in precast and tensioned concrete structures, and steel frame design.

Mark enjoys overcoming the challenges faced in the design and project management of large scale government, corporate and private developments in the sectors of education, health, and accommodation.

Simon Baxter Chief Executive Officer BEngTech GradTIEAust MBA

Simon Baxter

Chief Executive Officer

BEngTech GradTIEAust MBA

Simon started his employment with Aldanmark over 10 years ago as an Engineering Technician. Since then he has completed a Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree from the University of Tasmania and a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Australian Institute of Business.

Having worked in all areas of the business, Simon has practical, grass roots knowledge and experience of the organisation’s operations. It is Simon’s mission to provide the organisation with a strategy and structure that enables us to cope with challenges and opportunities we face now and into the future while aiming for sustainability and effectiveness through continuous improvement.

Daniel Gardner Structural Engineer BEng (Hons) MIEAust

Daniel Gardner

Structural Engineer

BEng (Hons) MIEAust

Daniel is a founding member of Aldanmark and has a solid understanding of building and construction having been a carpenter and builder in his early years. This practical experience allows him to provide buildable and cost efficient solutions and arms him with technical know-how that he loves to share with our clients.

Daniel has a passion for building and construction, enjoys seeing his designs come to life, and maintains inspiration in the fact the each day and each project is unique.

Alan Gardner Architect BArch

Alan Gardner

Architect

BArch

Alan was registered as an architect in 1966 and worked for the Victorian State government for 16 Years. Alan was head of Building and Architecture Studies at TAFE Tasmania for 25 years and boasts 40 year’s experience in the building industry as an architect, builder and teacher. He is accredited as a Certified Building Practitioner in the category of Architect.

Annie Gardner Accounts Manager MCom (Fin) BSc (Hons)

Annie Gardner

Accounts Manager

MCom (Fin) BSc (Hons)

Annie completed her Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Statistics in Bangkok, Thailand with a Master in Commerce from UNSW, Sydney. Annie now controls the financial side of Aldanmark managing accounts receivable and payable, payroll, superannuation, BAS and end of year financial reporting.

Daniel Frost Customer Relations Manager AdvDip BusMgt Dip MediaSales

Daniel Frost

Customer Relations Manager

AdvDip BusMgt Dip MediaSales

Daniel began his career with Aldanmark in 2004 managing the development of systems and processes to enable us to better meet our clients’ needs and expectations. Over a decade later Daniel is still working tirelessly with our valued clients to facilitate the smooth and timely delivery of their projects.

Daniel is constantly looking for opportunities to discuss new concepts, collaborations and ideas with our clients and welcomes the prospect of discussing how we can assist in ensuring the success of your next project.

Matthew Webster Structural / Civil Engineer BEng (Hons) MIEAust

Matthew Webster

Structural / Civil Engineer

BEng (Hons) MIEAust

Matthew has widespread knowledge of building materials and construction methodology which allows him to take a holistic approach right from the concept stage and which helps to ensure the overall success of the project. He is highly experienced in the areas of structural, civil and hydraulic design and is primarily focused on large architectural commercial and industrial buildings.

Matthew continuously challenges himself through his pursuit of learning new concepts, technologies and ideas. He enjoys transferring this knowledge to less experienced employees through mentoring and development activities.

Tim Watson Structural Engineer BEng (Hons) MIEAust CPEng NER

Tim Watson

Structural Engineer

BEng (Hons) MIEAust CPEng NER

Tim is motivated by the opportunities for problem solving and being able to provide solutions that complement architectural design and detail. Tim has successfully led multi-discipline national and international teams on various projects including private residential properties, educational and medical facilities, and large multistorey tower blocks.

Tim is keen on building interpersonal relationships and actively collaborates with the project team to provide construction methodologies that overcome challenges such as difficult site geology and procurement optimisation. Tim was the principle engineer on the 2016 Australian Engineering Excellence Award winning University of Tasmania (UTAS) Inveresk project.

Leigh Saltmarsh Structural Engineer BEng (Hons) MIEAust CPEng NER

Leigh Saltmarsh

Structural Engineer

BEng (Hons) MIEAust CPEng NER

Leigh has over 20 years of experience in consulting; working locally, interstate and overseas. He has extensive experience with domestic, commercial and industrial structures using concrete, steel and timber systems.

Engineering provides Leigh with an opportunity to contribute to his community and provides a creative outlet in which he can develop a concept into reality. Leigh’s interest in architecture helps him to provide a purposeful and considered approach to our client’s individual requirements.

Noe Escobar Structural / Civil Engineer BEng (Hons) MIEAust

Noe Escobar

Structural / Civil Engineer

BEng (Hons) MIEAust

Noe has over 11 years of experience in the design of structures incorporating a wide variety of materials and elements including steel, reinforced concrete, post-tensioned concrete, precast concrete, timber and masonry.

Noe’s hunger for knowledge in a vast array of applications has allowed him to successfully complete a broad range of projects including architecturally designed buildings and industrial structures, low and medium rise buildings, warehouses, temporary construction structures, and civil design of medium to large developments including stormwater, sewerage and water systems.

Sam Papworth Structural Engineer BEng (Hons) Cert III CarpJoin

Sam Papworth

Structural Engineer

BEng (Hons) Cert III CarpJoin

Sam joined Aldanmark in 2014 completing his summer internship while undertaking his degree in Bachelor of Engineering with honors at UTAS. After completing university in 2015 Sam has started a full time position with Aldanmark as a graduate engineer. Prior to undertaking his degree Sam has had 5 years’ experience in the residential construction industry and is a certified carpenter and joiner.

Rob Pascoe Structural / Civil Engineer BEng (Hons)

Rob Pascoe

Structural / Civil Engineer

BEng (Hons)

Graduated with Honours in 2012 and awarded the Don Hazell scholarship, Rob commenced his engineering career with four years of site experience as a construction engineer on a number structural, civil and demolition projects ranging in value from $50k to $25M.

Rob has joined the Aldanmark team in the role of Structural/Civil engineer where he is looking to apply his passion for construction in the civil and structural space.

Nathan Morey Civil Engineer BEng (Hons)

Nathan Morey

Civil Engineer

BEng (Hons)

Nathan commenced employment at Aldanmark in February 2014 after graduating from the University of Tasmania in 2012 – with a year of travel in between. Nathan has entered at an exciting time and will be involved in Civil and Hydraulic design on residential and commercial projects. He has a strong work ethic and is looking forward to kick starting his professional career with Aldanmark.

Alex Robinson Civil Engineer BEng DipEd

Alex Robinson

Civil Engineer

BEng DipEd

Alex completed his Engineering degree in Adelaide, prior to working as a Graduate Civil Engineer with the Huon Valley Council. Alex has experience in various civil works, including road re-construction and stormwater/flood modelling.

Morgan McGuire Civil Designer AdvDip CivEng AMIEAust

Morgan McGuire

Civil Designer

AdvDip CivEng AMIEAust

Morgan has been involved with civil engineering for over 15 years in which time he has gained detailed technical and specialist engineering knowledge in municipal, commercial and residential engineering. In 2015 Morgan was awarded the Engineers Australia Young Tasmanian Engineering Associate of the Year which recognised his contribution to the community and profession through his innovation, leadership, ingenuity and creativity.

Modelling projects in the 3D software environment and completing thorough design calculations is Morgan’s strong suit and he has a particular interest in water sensitive urban design. He prides himself on his depth of technical and product knowledge which he shares with his colleagues and our clients.

Neil Sculthorpe Structural / Civil Engineering Technician Dip CivEng

Neil Sculthorpe

Structural / Civil Engineering Technician

Dip CivEng

Neil has over 10 years of experience in the field of engineering and the disciplines of civil, structural and hydraulic design and documentation. Neil has worked on a vast array of projects from residential dwellings through to large aged care facilities and multistorey accommodation buildings.

Neil’s niche is detailed structural design and documentation and he is meticulous about buildability. He enjoys developing solutions to tight site constraints and aids engineers with steel connection design and concrete building design modelling. Neil was the lead technician on the 2016 Australian Engineering Excellence Award winning University of Tasmania (UTAS) Inveresk project.

Elio Ross Structural / Civil Engineering Technician AdvDip MechEng

Elio Ross

Structural / Civil Engineering Technician

AdvDip MechEng

Elio has an Advanced Diploma in Mechanical Engineering and been a member of the Aldanmark team since late 2009. With his background in Mechanical Engineering he now works in close conjunction with the engineers and the technical design team at Aldanmark doing technical drafting on structural and hydraulic designs for a range of residential and commercial projects around the state.

Tom Hazi Engineering Technician Dip CivEng Cert IV BldgDes Bushfire Assessor BFP-P

Tom Hazi

Engineering Technician

Dip CivEng Cert IV BldgDes Bushfire Assessor BFP-P

Tom has been involved in the building and construction industry for over 15 years with previous experience in architectural design and documentation. Tom has mastered the art of 3D modelling including Building Information Modelling (BIM) and has a keen focus on structures. He has previously taught computer aided drafting at TasTAFE and provides mentoring and support to his technical colleagues.

Tom uses his knowledge of building design, architecture and 3D modelling to enhance the engineering service that he provides to our clients.

Michael Morris Structural Engineering Technician

Michael Morris

Structural Engineering Technician

Michael has been working in the building design & construction industry for 40 odd years where he has work on a diverse range of projects. Michael now calls Aldanmark home where he can show case his skills as an experienced Engineering Technician.

Adam Foxton Building Designer/ Engineering Technician Cert IV BldgDes

Adam Foxton

Building Designer/ Engineering Technician

Cert IV BldgDes

Adam Foxton joined Aldanmark in 2009 after working for the previous nine years as a residential building designer. He is familiar with all aspects of building design and documentation, from basic constructions to complex architectural designs. Adam is fully acquainted with all BCA and Australian Standards for both engineering and building design, and is in the final stage of building his own architecturally designed home.

Wade Bissett Structural Engineering Technician Cert IV in ResDraft

Wade Bissett

Structural Engineering Technician

Cert IV in ResDraft

Wade joined Aldanmark in 2016 after 11 years working in the hospitality industry. He has previously completed the Certificate IV in Residential Drafting and is currently completing a Diploma in Building Design.

Chris Fysh Engineering Technician Cert IV EngDraft

Chris Fysh

Engineering Technician

Cert IV EngDraft

Chris joins Aldanmark from a background in technical and customer services with Fuji Zerox and Ricoh. Chris has completed his Cert IV in Engineering Drafting and gained valuable experience with 3D modelling in Revit.

Robert Booth Structural Engineering Technician Dip BlgsDes Dip StrEng

Robert Booth

Structural Engineering Technician

Dip BlgsDes Dip StrEng

Rob commenced employment at Aldanmark in mid 2011 having worked as a building designer for the past five years. He has a strong technical background and has worked very closely with Aldanmark for a number of years on some quite complex residential designs. Rob brings extensive BIM experience and 3D modelling adding to the BIM capabilities of Aldanmark.

Sam Walters Geotechnician BAgricSc

Sam Walters

Geotechnician

BAgricSc

Sam has a degree in Agricultural Science, majoring in Soil Science. Working with the Department of Primary Industries post graduation, Sam then made the move to Aldanmark in 2003. His role is to investigate sites and compile reports addressing soil testing requirements in accordance with AS2870 as well as waste water management reports, for residential and commercial projects.

Mark Downie Geotechnician BAgricSc

Mark Downie

Geotechnician

BAgricSc

Mark has a degree in Agricultural Science, majoring in Soil Science. He has toured internationally in punk bands, and can juggle five balls. Mark has worked with soil for various engineers, scientists and research groups for the past ten years. Mark is a committee member of the Tasmanian branch of Soil Science Australia, has co-authored scientific papers, and has presented findings at national soil science conferences. Mark has demonstrated soil profile description and classification to students at the University of Tasmania.

Nicola Michajlow Administration Assistant Certificate III Business

Nicola Michajlow

Administration Assistant

Certificate III Business

Nicola joined Aldanmark in 2015 after the last 7 years working in the hospitality and pharmaceutical industries. She has previously completed the Certificate III in Hospitality and is now undertaking a Certificate III in Business through a traineeship in Administration with Aldanmark. Nicola provides valuable administrative support to the entire staff at Aldanmark.

Aimee Hart Administration Assistant

Aimee Hart

Administration Assistant

Aimee comes to us with over 4 years’ experience in the hospitality and retail industries and is a bubbly, friendly young lady with a genuine desire to help wherever she can. Aimee will offer administration assistance to our valued clients and talented technical team and will be undertaking a certificate III in Business by way of a traineeship with Aldanmark.

Margaret Harrison Administration Support

Margaret Harrison

Administration Support

Margaret has been employed at Aldanmark for over eight years and provides essential administrative support and assists with general duties. Margaret also ensures that the Aldanmark office is kept presentable and that all office supplies are well stocked.