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ATS QLD Chapter Young Members will host a networking event with a Q&A session featuring Matt Lennon (Tunnel Construction Director), Ulrike Pelz (TSD Project Design Director), and Adrian Smith (PSM Design Director)

Throughout this interactive session you’ll find out about their careers, achievements and how they got to where they are professionally.

This will be a forum for you to also meet other incredible engineers from Brisbane and to fully understand who they are and what it is they do that is inspiring.

Ticket purchase includes food and drinks at the event.

Attendance to this event is by registration only.

Event program is as follows:

5.30pm | Arrival and registration
6-7pm | Question and answer session
7-8pm | Networking

Matt Lennon – Tunnel Construction Director, CBGUJV Cross River Rail Tunnels and Stations Development Project

Matt Lennon is a mining engineering graduate from University of Queensland and has significant underground construction experience having worked for 20 years on major tunnelling and mining projects in Australia.

Recent projects that Matt has been involved in include major recent infrastructure projects in Australia such as Lane Cove Tunnel, Gold Coast Desalination Plant, Airport Link Brisbane, and Westonnex M4 East.

Ulrike Pelz MIEAust CPEng NER APEC Engineer IntPE(Aus) | TSD Project Design Director, CBGU JV – Cross River Rail Project

Ulrike brings a wealth of engineering experience, having gained over 25 years of first-hand experience as a civil engineer on major tunnelling and infrastructure projects in Europe, Asia and Australia.

Ulrike’s experience covers all aspects of project delivery, including design, design management, claim and contracts management and construction management.

Ulrike has been involved in some of the major recent infrastructure projects in Australia including Epping to Chatswood Rail Link, Lane Cover Tunnel, Airport Link Brisbane, Northwest Rail Link, WestConnex Stage 2, NorthConnex, and currently Cross River Rail.

Adrian Smith, BE(Civil) MEngsc (Geotechnical) RPEQ (Civil) RPEQ Mining (Geotechnical) | PSM Design Director, Cross River Rail Project

Adrian joined PSM as intern in 2001 and has since worked across civil tunnelling design and construction, underground and open cut mining and civil infrastructure.

He has worked on the CRR project from EOI through tender design development to detailed design and construction.

Other related projects including Airport Link and Clem7, North-west Rail – part of Sydney Metro and various mining projects in Australia, Africa and South-East Asia.


Registration Costs:

  • Member Rate: $15
  • Society Member Rate: $15
  • Student Member Rate: $15
  • Non-Member Rate: $45