David is a Director of Lehr Consultants International Australia Pty Ltd. He has very broad experience derived from working in worldwide consultancy environments. He is a degree qualified Chartered Mechanical Engineer with over twenty-seven (27) years’ experience in the Building Industry, which has been gained working on a variety of projects in England, Australia and Asia.
He is able to represent companies at contractor, consultant and client levels. His technical expertise includes feasibility studies, project management, economic appraisals, contract evaluations, contract administration, facilities and asset maintenance, client presentation, quality control and project management of medium to large commercial projects, major refurbishment’s, hotels, institutions, shopping complexes and close control environmental systems for computer installations. David is accustomed to working closely with clients to prepare design briefs tailored to their specific requirements. Described as a lateral thinker, David looks beyond the normal boundaries of practical solutions to difficult problems. Passionate about the environment, he has specialist expertise in low energy environmentally friendly solutions which are customised to a particular purpose. He has been instrumental in extending into new enterprises including asset and property management; ecological sustainable developments; passive engineering and fire engineered solutions with CFD analysis.
Having an excellent technical base in HVAC design, documentation and delivery, David often provides the concept designs for complex systems. Considerable experience has also been gained in innovative, energy efficient designs with a working knowledge of the Australian Building Greenhouse Rating and the Green Star Rating Schemes
David’s key specialist skills include;
- Feasibility Studies
- Project Management
- Economic Appraisals
- Contract Evaluation
- Contract Administration
- Facilities and asset management
- Preparation of technical brief
- Value engineering
- Independent assessment of engineering services design
Batchelor of Mechanical Engineering Honours