Backed by a team of highly skilled and experienced engineers and technicians, Shawmac strives to deliver smart, innovative and sustainable solutions for our clients. From planning through to construction, our goal is to provide collaborative, responsive, and quality-driven services.

Tony Shaw

Managing Director

BSc., Grad Dip Bus., Dip Eng Surv, MIPWEA MITE, RABQSA

Tony has more than 30 years’ experience in civil and infrastructure engineering, traffic engineering, transportation planning, road safety, crash analysis, environmental auditing and risk management. Tony holds a Bachelor of Science, Graduate Diploma of Business and a Diploma in Engineering Surveying.  He is an Accredited Lead Environmental Auditor, Accredited Senior Road Safety Auditor and an Accredited Roadworks Traffic Manager. He is a member of the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia, Institute of Transportation Engineers and RABQSA.

Two of Tony’s recent achievements include the role of the Phase 1 Study Leader on the Ramu Highway upgrade project in PNG, and the Project Team Leader on the Ranford Road Reservation Study.

Brian Hartley

Principal Engineer, Business Manager

BEng (Civil), Grad Cert Engineering (Rail), MIEAust, CPEng

With 28 years’ experience in the transportation, mining and civil infrastructure industry, Brian has been responsible for the planning, design and construction of major highways, freeways, haul roads, rail, public transport, civil infrastructure and community development projects in Western Australia, Africa, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.

One of Brian’s recent achievements includes the role of Team Leader on the Ramu Highway upgrade project in PNG, working with Australian High Commission to develop a long term investment plan for this National Highway and then design and document the first five years of the recommended works program. Brian was also Principal Engineer on the Simandou and the Oakajee Port and Rail project where he was responsible for the preliminary and detailed design of the rail from port to mine.

Ryan Needham

Civil Manager

BEng (Civil and Construction)

Civil Engineer Ryan has more than 9 years’ experience, and holds a Bachelor of Engineering – Civil and Construction (Honours) from Curtin University. His areas of experience include pavement design, drainage catchment analysis, geometric design and construction of road and drainage projects, infrastructure design for commercial and residential projects, feasibility studies for residential projects and project and contract management for civil and land development contracts.

Two of Ryan’s recent achievements includes the delivery of the feasibility study designs for 215km of public and private road upgrades for Northern Mineral’s Browns Range Project and 60km of public and private road upgrades for Atlas Iron’s Mt Webber Project. Ryan has also recently gained invaluable experience as Design Manager for Phase 1 of the Ramu Gateway Joint Venture project in Papua New Guinea.

Richard Jois

Traffic & Road Safety Manager

HNC Civil Engineering,
Diploma of Project Management, MIPWEA, REAAA

Richard has over 30 years’ experience in the road safety and traffic management fields in the infrastructure, oil and gas and resource sectors within Australia, Middle East, Asia, China, Canada, Kazakhstan and UK. He has held positions within Client and Consultant organisations and over the past 30 years has been actively involved in road safety and traffic management within the road sector. Richard’s underlying passion is in road safety engineering and his expertise has led him to develop road safety management systems, and developing and implementing training programs both in Australia and internationally.

Richard can engage and involve people from all levels of the organisation. He is highly motivated, quality-focused and goal-oriented, and thrives on change.  He is a strategic and creative thinker and enjoys articulating innovative approaches to road safety coupled with a strong focus on, client/supplier relationship management and the development of networks.

James Bridge

Senior Civil Engineer

B Eng (Civil and Construction) (Hons)

James is a Senior Civil Engineer with experience in the road transportation, resource and civil infrastructure industry and has been responsible for the planning, design and construction of major rural and urban roads, mine access roads and civil infrastructure projects within Western Australia and the Northern Territory.

Since joining Shawmac James has been involved in numerous road and intersection design projects for rural and urban areas to Local Government and MRWA standards and specifications.

James’ specialisations include the design of pavements, earthworks, road geometry, drainage and roadside infrastructure within urban and rural/remote areas as well as traffic engineering, civil construction and project management.

Leigh Dawson

Senior Traffic Engineer

BAppSc (BiodivEnvPkMgmt) B Eng (Hons)(Civ)

Leigh is the Senior Traffic Engineer at Shawmac with over 12 years’ experience working on traffic and civil engineering projects for government and private clients. Leigh’s key areas of expertise is in complex transport infrastructure projects within both the urban and rural environment. Leigh’s specialisations include concept planning, traffic assessments, road and intersection design, road safety auditing, traffic modelling, pedestrian and cycle infrastructure, and heavy vehicles. He has extensive experience in the impacts and design of transportation networks for the movement of people and goods for all transportation modes.

Bill Carmody

Bill has enjoyed a unique, varied and rewarding 22 year career in a senior management capacity in the property development industry.

This was preceded by his gaining an Engineering Surveying qualification and a 14-year career in diverse disciplines of local government engineering.

Bill’s involvement in varied roles including the coordination of multiple landowners, liaison with government agencies, development of consultant teams, and a hands on approach to the management of projects provides the means to arrange and/or manage consultant and contractor teams to achieve the completion of successful and profitable ventures.

Bill’s involvement in a diverse mix of land development projects has seen exposure to extensive, if not all, aspects of the subdivision process, from site identification, research of site servicing and constraints, acquisition, rezoning, planning and construction to marketing and selling.

Dr Neville Binning

Principal Consultant

PhD, University Western Australia 2004
Graduate Certificate (Facilitation of Value Management Studies), University of Canberra 1993
MBA, University Western Australia 1991
Associateship in Civil Engineering, Western Australian Institute of Technology (now Curtin University) 1974

Memberships
PhD, Grad Cert Facilitation of Value Management, MBA, Assoc. Civil Eng, MIEAust, CPEng, FCILT, MAICP

Neville Binning is a Civil Engineer with 40 years experience predominantly in transport infrastructure.  His experience is underpinned by an MBA and a PhD in strategic asset management.  He has the capability to integrate all of the various disciplines necessary to solve the more complex challenges relating to infrastructure.  Neville mostly works with multi-disciplinary teams.

In regard to transport related infrastructure, his understanding has been considerably strengthened through his 25 years of active involvement with the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT).  Neville is an International Vice President of CILT and National Chairperson of CILT in Australia.

His experience includes all aspects of infrastructure management – from strategy, policy and business cases through to operations.  His particular interest and expertise is to enable key stakeholders to make well-informed infrastructure investment decisions.