Rhys provides technical direction in the fields of infrastructure and natural hazards and resilience. He has a unique combined skill set across both engineering and economics, which provides him with an unusual insight into projects. He has undertaken projects in both Australia and internationally for a range of government, donor and private sector clients.
Rhys’ economic skills include both environmental, social and public infrastructure. He has undertaken economic viability assessments for clients such as Transport for NSW and Asian Development Bank. Drawing on his combined economic and engineering experience, Rhys provides infrastructure advisory services in the scoping and feasibility of infrastructure projects.
Rhys’ engineering skills cover water quality, water resources, environmental economics and environmental design projects. He has undertaken numerous catchment management studies, as well as the concept and detailed design of measures to limit the impact of development of receiving water bodies. He frequently combines both skill sets in economics and water resources, providing advice on flood damages, specialist monte carlo assessments and climate change adaptation.
Rhys has provided project management services on numerous infrastructure projects, for private, public and international donor clients. His focus is on developing strong relationships with our clients, including strong communication and clear expectation management, which assists in the in the smooth delivery of a project.
Rhys has been extensively involved in the engineering industry, including Chair of the Sydney Water Panel (Engineers Australia), author & researcher for the current update of Australian Rainfall and Runoff, the key guideline for Australia for water resources. Rhys has published and presented numerous papers at conferences locally and internationally, he is also a peer reviewer for Australian Journal of Water Resources, as well as numerous conferences.