Victorian Office

Andrew Urli

ANDREW URLI

Associate, Building Code Consulting

Andrew has been a Building Code and Fire Safety Consultant in the municipal and private sectors for more than 10 years. In that time, he has provided professional advice to the building industry on all aspects of building control, codes and regulations, for small and large commercial, industrial and residential projects.

As a Senior Building Surveyor, Andrew is responsible for processing building permit applications and inspecting building works. He also prepares audit reports for existing buildings.

Qualifications
Bachelor of Technology (Building Surveying), Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, 1995
Graduate Certificate in Performance Based Building and Fire Codes, Victoria University, Melbourne, 2008

Memberships and registrations
Member of the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors
Registered Building Practitioner, Building Surveyor, Victoria
Registered Building Practitioner, Building Inspector, Victoria

0414 671 045
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 Nick Snart
NICK SNART

Associate, Building Code Consulting

Nick is responsible for providing various building code consulting services, from processing building permit applications to inspecting building works.

Nick works across commercial, industrial and residential developments. His experience includes projects such as the Melbourne Exhibition Centre, the Royal Melbourne Hospital redevelopment, the Eureka commercial car park and Travelodge Hotel.

Qualifications
Bachelor of Technology, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, 1996
Graduate Certificate in Performance Based Building and Fire Codes, Victoria University, Melbourne, 2004

Memberships and registrations
Member of the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors
Registered Building Practitioner, Building Surveyor, Victoria and ACT
Registered Building Practitioner, Building Inspector, Victoria and ACT
National Accreditation – Building Surveyor, Australian Institute of Building Surveyors
Department of Human Services Accreditation – Building Surveyor and Auditor

0411 557 708
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 Kate Kmita
KATE KMITA

Associate, Building Code Consulting

Kate has practised as a Building Code and Fire Safety Consultant in the municipal and private sectors for more than 16 years, consulting to the building industry in all aspects of building control, codes and regulations.

Kate is involved in processing building permit applications and inspecting building works and her experience includes commercial, industrial, healthcare and residential developments.

Qualifications
Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, 1996
Bachelor of Technology, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, 1998
Graduate Certificate of Engineering (Performance and Building Surveying), Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, 2000

Memberships and registrations
Member of the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors
Registered Building Practitioner, Building Surveyor, Victoria and ACT
Registered Building Practitioner, Building Inspector, Victoria and ACT
National Accreditation – Building Surveyor, Australian Institute of Building Surveyors

0403 835 987
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Queensland Office

Willie Tait
WILLIE TAIT

Associate, Building Code Consulting

Willie brings nearly 30 years of experience in the field of building surveying, the last 16 in the private sector. As a Building Certifier, Willie is responsible for the administration of the building certification process, which includes assessment of all building classifications.

Willie consults to clients from project conception through to issue of building approval and issue of certificates of classification. Willie works across commercial, industrial and residential developments. His experience includes projects such as the International Terminal Buildings at the Brisbane and Gold Coast Airports, the Qantas Hangar 3 at Brisbane Airport and major Defence facilities at RAAF Bases at Williamtown, Amberley and Tindal.

Qualifications

  • Higher National Diploma (Building), Napier University, Edinburgh, UK, 1979
  • Supplement to Higher National Diploma in Building Regulation Law and Administration, Napier University, Edinburgh, UK, 1980
  • Graduate Certificate in Building Fire Safety, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, 2000

Memberships and registrations

  • Professional Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors
  • Building Certifier Level 1 – Endorsed, Queensland

0417 757 695
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New South Wales Office

Frank De Pasquale

FRANK DE PASQUALE

Associate, Building Code Consulting

Key professional experience

Frank has been involved in building surveying for more than 20 years.

As an Associate and Grade A2 Accredited Certifier, his experience ranges from assessing major building applications, issuing construction and complying development certificates and inspecting buildings to ensure Building Code of Australia compliance, and undertaking building code compliance audits.

Qualifications
  • Associate Diploma in Applied Science, Health & Building Surveying, Sydney Institute of Technology, 1993
  • Certificate IV in Building Studies, Residential, Southern Sydney Institute of TAFE, 1999
  • Certification Short Course, UTS Centre for Location Government, Sydney TAFE, 2008
  • Graduate Certificate in Performance Based Building and Fire Codes, Victoria University, Melbourne, 2013
Memberships and registrations
  • Member of the Association of Accredited Certifiers
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors
  • Member of the Society of Fire Safety
  • Registered A2 Accredited Certifier and Principal Certifying Authority, New South Wales

0423 023 130
Frank.Depasquale@philipchun.com
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Rod Shepherd
ROD SHEPHERD

Associate, Building Code Consulting

Key professional experience

Rod has been involved in the construction industry for more than 30 years and has specialised in commercial building regulation consulting for the past 15 years.

In his role of Building Surveyor and Associate, Rod works across the areas of building code auditing, inspection, assessment of documentation and statutory approvals, advice on fire safety upgrade proposals and regulatory matters.

Qualifications
  • Certificate of Building Supervision (Distinction), TAFE, Sydney, 1991
  • Statement of Attainment (Building Inspectors Qualifying Subjects), TAFE, Sydney, 1992
  • Associate Diploma Applied Science, Building (Credit), TAFE, New South Wales, 1998
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Health) (Credit) , University of Western Sydney, 2000
  • Master’s Degree in Building Surveying (Distinction), University of Western Sydney, 2002
Memberships and registrations
  • Member of the Association of Accredited Certifiers, New South Wales
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors, New South Wales
  • Member of the Society of Fire Safety
  • A1 Accredited Certifier and Principle Certifying Authority, New South Wales.

0407 046 569
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Philip Smillie

PHILIP SMILLIE

Associate, Building Code Consulting

Key professional experience

Philip has been involved in building surveying for over 21 years, where he has advised clients in the public sector, including statutory authorities, government departments and other regulatory bodies.

Philip’s experience as a Senior Building Surveyor includes processing major building applications and construction certificates, inspecting buildings for Building Code of Australia compliance and undertaking building code compliance audits.

Qualifications
  • Associate Diploma in Applied Science (Resource Management), Southern Cross University, Lismore, 1986
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Health)/Building Attainment Course, University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury, 1996
  • Masters in Applied Science (Fire Safety Engineering), University of Western Sydney, Nirimba, 2001
Memberships and registrations
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors
  • Member of the Association of Accredited Certifiers
  • Registered A1 Accredited Certifier and Principal Certifying Authority, New South Wales

0409 654 974
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Western Australian Office

Andrew Harman
ANDREW HARMAN

State Manager, Western Australia – Associate

Andrew is experienced in the assessment and approval of complex, landmark commercial developments. These range from multi-storey office and residential buildings, to sports stadiums, power stations, hospital redevelopments, warehouses, government projects and industrial facilities.

Andrew’s expertise includes technical assessment of development applications for building works to ascertain compliance relevant to state legislation, negotiating the challenges of applying building code compliance to complex designs together with assessments of fire engineered solutions.

He advises clients from design stage to project completion, actively inspecting building work for all classes of buildings.

Andrew also provides building code compliance and fire safety advice to government and private building owners of existing buildings and facilities. This includes inspection and reporting on existing level of compliance/fire safety and providing comprehensive risk assessment of compliance aspects and providing feasible recommendations for upgrades or improvements.

Qualifications
Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management), Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, 2005
Graduate Diploma in Building (Fire Safety and Risk Engineering), Victoria University, Melbourne, 2009

Memberships and registrations
Member Australian Institute of Building Surveyors
Registered Building Practitioner, Building Surveyor, Western Australia and Northern Territory
Licensed Building Certifier Class A, Queensland

0407 110 962
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