Technical Team

Alan O'Brien
Project Director

Alan O'Brien

Alan O'Brien has over 30 years' experience in the planning and management of capital works projects in the NSW, ACT and QLD. He has managed successful outcomes for government and related sector clients, in areas including Education, The Arts, Commercial, Industrial, Sporting, Correctional/Institutional/Justice, Health, Medical & Research, Housing, Public Infrastructure and Maritime. He has extensive experience in managing all phases of the project life cycle and management of consultants and contractors. He has strong competencies in the administration of construction contracts, and associated project risk management

Alain Marie Tabet
Project Director

Alain Marie Tabet

Alain has 33 years' experience in multi-disciplinary design and construction. He currently manages the UAE Government account at blueVisions and has strong Design Managerial and Engineering skills. Prior to this, he was head of the Technical Department at Fibrex Construction Group, Design and Build Contractor for large scaled projects in the UAE, Designer and Site Consultant Representative at Syntax Group and Owner of Cabinet d'Architecture Alain Tabet for in south of France.

Howard Morris
Design Director

Howard Morris

Howard has over 35 years' experience in project and design management of capital projects, to public and private sector clients in Australia, Asia and the Middle East. His key expertise is in the strategic and design phases of projects, in the development of project specific strategies for design and delivery. He has skills in the development of project briefs to establish the project baseline and maintain its requirements through change management processes. He has led design teams, has strength in determining technical services and external resources required for the projects, and managing the timely delivery of design and construction documentation. In addition to his technical role, Howard also drives and maintains strong relationships with some of blueVisions' biggest clients in Australia. His track record in the middle East has also enabled blueVisions close in on several very high-profile projects.

Roland Marshall
Project Director

Roland MarshallRoland has more than 20 years of broad experience in Executive Management, Development, Project Management, Programme and Project Delivery. Tertiary qualified in Construction Management and Business Management (MBA), PMI certified in Project Management (PMP), He is experienced in leading and handling large scale complex Projects and Developments including: obtaining authority approvals, configuring delivery, establishing organisational structures, implementation, control and risk minimisation for civil infrastructure; building and construction; property and real estate development; assets and facilities (strategies, management, procurement, disposal).

John Salfinger
Senior Project Manager - Indonesia

John Salfinger

John has more than 30 years career successfully delivering highly technical complex projects across a broad range of industries such as construction project management for Solar Power Station in the Solomon Islands, Strategic Consulting and advice to the BOD of the Indonesian Electricity Authority's 35,000 MW programme to name a few. John has worked in several countries including United Kingdom, Canada, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Bolivia, Brazil, Thailand, Nauru and Turkey. His industry experience besides Power Station Construction projects including Phosphate mining to Pharmaceutical & Brewery projects, to troubleshooting Aircraft Manufacturing and Defense, Petro-Chemical plant, Chemical plant, Materials Handling, Distilleries, Rotary Kilns, Minerals Processing, Soap Manufacturing, Wastewater Treatment, and Paper Mills.

Ian Downes
Senior Project Manager

Ian Downes

Ian has 36 years' experience in the Australian construction industry, in roles ranging from architect to ICT business analyst, senior design manager and senior project manager. Passionate about innovation and sustainability, Ian's experience spans residential, health, education, commercial, retail and mixed-use buildings. Having spent much of his career working for top tier integrated property companies, Ian has a track record of successfully delivering large, complex and high-profile projects.

Maroon Jumaa
Project Manager

Maroon Jumaa

Maroon is a qualified civil engineer with over 20 years of civil engineering experience. Maroon has worked in different countries in the Middle East, Africa, Papua New Guinea and Australia. Maroon has owned his own consultancy firm since 1996 and provided services to department of public works, city councils and top tier contractors. The services provided include project management, quality control, quality assurance, project planning, procurement, design management, estimation, D&C tenders, road pavement maintenance design, pavement structure design, site investigation for bulk earthwork and pavement materials availability.

Matt Rhuben
Project Manager

Matt Rhuben

Over 23 years' experience in the building industry, designing and delivering retail, commercial, infrastructure and educational projects in Sydney and Queensland. Specialist skills include design and value management, sustainable development, planning and construction programming, performance monitoring and project finalisation. More recently involved in the project conversion, design and bid management on several government, university and retail projects. Passionate about innovation by challenging industry norms and providing sustainable solutions that leave a positive legacy for all development stakeholders.

Shay Bergin
Senior Project Manager

Shay Bergin

Shay has 21 years of industry experience and hold as BSc Construction Management. He has extensive experience across the residential, commercial, industrial, health, education sectors. His project management skillset covers problem solving, lateral thinking, detailed planning, programming, client relations, project delivery, leadership & conflict resolution, resilience, detailed construction knowledge.

Mariam Moubarak
Senior Project Manager

Mariam Moubarak

Mariam is a Project Manager with ten years' experience in a wide range of sectors. These range from a mid-sized family owned building services company to project managing significant residential, commercial and educational projects on behalf of Local, State, Territory and Federal Government Agencies. Her strengths include excellent stakeholder management, contract knowledge, a unique ability to manage projects and contracts proactively and thoroughly, and an enviable record for dispute avoidance and minimisation. Participating in overseas Community Development tours in Mainland Asia and the Asia-Pacific region, have enhanced her ability to embrace and implement alternative project management and construction techniques.

Dr Tahir Hanif
Project Controls Manager

Tahir

Dr Tahir Hanif has had 30 years' experience working in the UK and the Middle East in Contracting, Facilities management, Aviation, Civil Service, Management Consultancy, Utilities and Engineering sectors. He has expertise in project management implementation, project controls, planning, reporting, process design and general management consultancy and holds a Phd in Project Management (Kingston University London) and MSc in Construction Management (London South Bank University).

Rupert Venter
Project Manager

Rupert Venter

Ten years after graduating from his architectural studies in South Africa and working on a number of signature projects around the country, Rupert made the move to the UAE where he has been working since the end of 2008. Having worked on a varied portfolio of projects in the UAE, Oman, India and KSA, Rupert brings extensive Design and Delivery experience to Bluevisions, with the focus on large scale Healthcare, Hospitality and Commercial projects.

Humam Alzaaim
Project Manager (MEP) - Middle East

Humam AlzaaimHumam has an extensive 16 years of experience in MEP Projects (Design and Construction Supervision) for various projects within the private and public sectors in the UAE and Australia. Projects he has been involved in include high rise Residential and Commercial buildings such as Hotels, Serviced Apartments, Retail space, Shopping Malls, Healthcare Facilities (Hospitals / Clinics), Correctional Facilities, Airports, Government offices, Industrial Warehouses and Luxury Villas. Having completed his engineering and trades hands-on installation supervisory studies in Australia, he always seeks perfection in all projects he works on and continues to exceed client's requirements and expectations.

Kanagabalan Ganesan
Senior Quantity Surveyor

Kanagabalan Ganesan

Kanagabalan is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with nearly 16 years' experience gained in India, UAE and Qatar in the construction industry as a specialist in cost control and contract administration. He has vast knowledge in international contracts such as Fidic, JCT '98, Qatar Conditions of Contract and NEC3 form of Contract. He has significant experience in buildings, hotels, mixed-use developments, defence projects, schools, housing projects, nuclear and hydropower projects. He has a strong record of experience across all the stages of project life cycle from the project feasibility study to award of contracts through design and procurement and post contract administration.

Anuradha Sunkaranam
Sr. Quantity Surveyor - Middle East

Anuradha Sunkaranam

Anuradha has over 20 years' experience in the field of Quantity Surveying & Contracts Administration at Site & Offices with Major PMC, Consultant, Contractors & Governments across Middle East & India. Anuradha has worked to delivering large scale projects across retail & mixed use, residential, and tourism for Iconic Buildings. She has been firmly established & placed in the UAE for the past 12 years. Anuradha is an excellent member of the team with good inter-personal skills and methodical approach of working to achieve accurate results.

Mabel Chew
Project Manager

Mabel Chew

Having worked on a wide range of projects in change management and capital infrastructure, Mabel has a diverse project, stakeholder and change management skillset. She has a proven track record in delivering project outcomes across the private and public sector, and thrives on developing bespoke solutions to complex challenges. Mabel is a highly motivated and adaptable individual who enjoys working in a team environment to deliver the best possible result for clients and projects.

Dimitri Loukas
Systems Integration Manager

Dimitri Loukas

Dimitri has 18 years' experience in Project Management, Construction Management and ICT sectors. He is a chartered Electrical and Computer Engineer with a Master of Business Administration in General Management. He holds PMP and LEED certifications. His project and program experience in Europe and Middle East includes multibillion mixed use developments, high rise buildings, data centres, defence and infrastructure. He specialises in planning, contract management, compliance assurance and project delivery.

Behrouz Latifi
Senior Consultant

Behrouz Latifi

Behrouz is a qualified civil engineer holding a Master of Business Administration with over 12 years of experience in the project planning, scheduling and controlling field. He has experience across Rail Infrastructure, Commercial Building and Oil and Gas industries. He is specialised in developing master construction plans and targeted tools to improve communication with clients and external stakeholders. Behrouz has well proven track of resource based programming, cash flow forecasting, risk, EVM and EOT Claims analysis.

Qasim Alvi
Senior Planning Engineer

Qasim Alvi

Qasim is a highly skilled and experienced Senior Planning Engineer with a proven track record of success on projects in Australia and overseas (Middle East and South Asia). As a result of his capacity to combine his outstanding engineering and project planning and control skills with extremely well developed interpersonal and people management skills, Qasim has had exposure to several large and complex engineering and construction projects. Qasim's success in his work is his commitment to continuously maintain and expand his technical skill set. He is an expert user of Oracle Primavera and Microsoft Project, as well as being adept in other Microsoft software.

Helmi Tarazi
Project Manager

Helmi Tarazi

Helmi Tarazi is a Project Manager who brings with him a broad and diversified experience in a variety of engineering and construction disciplines within the Mining, Oil & Gas, Commercial and Residential sectors. He has experience in major civil/structural construction projects ranging from $5 Million to $300 Million. He has worked on a variety of projects including Civil and Roads construction on the iconic Gorgon Project (Barrow Island) and most recently led the NSW Building Contract Review Program as a service provider managing all contractual and technical aspects of the program.

Stefan Cionca
Senior Planning Engineer

Stefan CioncaA civil engineer with over seven years' experience within the civil construction industry. As a Civil Engineer, he brings extensive experience in highway construction and planning obtained while working for Bechtel in Europe. This includes bridge design and construction, roadwork expansions, earth drainage techniques, road sewers and signalling works. Stefan has also been involved in change management, providing support to the project teams in integrating change management activities into project plans to drive faster adoption, greater utilisation and higher proficiency within the projects.

Joseph Ballouz
Assistant Project Manager

Joseph Ballouz

Joseph is a highly-motivated Project Manager with experience in residential, commercial and government projects. This experience has allowed him to develop a broad understanding of Project Management requirements for various stakeholders within the construction and project management sectors. He has highly developed problem solving, and analytical skills developed through his experience on complex projects. He has extensive software proficiency covering wide variety of applications.

Joelle Jello
Project Manager

Joelle Jelloe

Joelle is a highly motivated Project Manager who in the past two years has gained project management experience with her role on projects with the Department of Education, Department of Justice and the University of Newcastle. With the varying challenges faced with design and the areas being occupied during the construction phases, she has developed problem solving and leadership skills. She has highly recognised computer skills, with an attention to detail, and a unique ability to engage with stakeholders of varying skills and capabilities.

Teguh Heru Pribadi
Senior Consultant - Indonesia

Teguh Heru Pribadi

Teguh Heru Pribadi has had a career of 26 years in the field of construction especially in road and bridge works, high rise buildings, construction of processing plants and airports in Indonesia. Teguh has high commitment to the project time schedule, maintaining the quality and suitability of costs in each project for which he is responsible for. He is an excellent communicator especially with the community around the project site so that it contributes positively to the completion of the project.

Slamet Riyadi
Senior Airport Telecommunication and Navigation Engineer - Indonesia

Slamet Riyadi

Slamet Riyadi has more than 30 years of experience as Airport Telecommunication and Navigation Engineer. His experience working for the Indonesian Ministry of Transportation and Directorate General of Civil Aviation has given him solid understanding in airport regulation. He has also worked as an airport planning consultant which enabled him to become an expert in the planning of new airport telecommunication and navigation equipment as well as to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of those equipment from procurement point of few.

Arief Affianto
Senior Architect - Indonesia

Arief Affianto

Arief has more than 19 years' experience in architecture under his belt; having taken the role of engineering expert to team leader and planning, review, and supervisions both in design and construction phase. He had been appointed as an expert for the Indonesian Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing and involved in large scale projects including building construction to mixed-use development such as hotels, office buildings, urban planning, public library and international airport.

Teby Suripto
Project Manager - Indonesia

Teby Suripto

Teby has more than 23 years experience in Project & Construction Management. He has experience both in the field and behind the desk. He has worked for some well-known Real Estate companies and Developers, both Local and MNC, in Indonesia where he dedicated himself to gain knowledge and experience. His educational background in Architecture engineering and Post Graduate in Management enable Teby to lead Highrise Buildings, Mix-used and Infrastructure projects. His end-to-end involvement in large-scale projects include starting process to handover of the project. He has strong networks with main contractors, consultants, suppliers and stakeholders in Indonesia.

Sadaf Sahrikian
Planning Engineer - Australia

Sadaf Sahrikian

Sadaf has over 10 years of work experience in planning and controlling of construction projects with very solid background in design of structures. Her experience includes management and monitoring of construction projects including high rises, housing schemes and multi-storey commercial and residential buildings.

Paul Thabet
Project Controls Engineer - Australia

Paul Thabet

Paul is a civil engineer with around 7 years' experience in both contractor and client sides. Paul started his career as a contractor-side project engineer, then he obtained different certifications in project management and started working as a project controls engineer for tier 1 contractors in Dubai where he was part of greater teams in charge of tracking, monitoring and controlling projects budgeting and schedules. Paul is also experienced in forensic delay analysis and claims; he is currently undertaking a master's degree in construction law and arbitration. Paul has been working for blueVisions management for almost two years assisting different project managers in projects delivery. Paul's experience extends through different sectors including high rise and low rise residential, schools, commercial, industrial, and mixed-use buildings.

Testimonials

"..your quiet determination and purposeful approach added significantly to our end result. Please accept my sincere thanks for your contribution."

Austin R Bryan Director 3G Products & Services Hutchison Telecommunications

"blueVisions' leadership inspired confidence across the team and their approach to 2nd round tenders saved Qantas one month on the project and significant cost."

Joy Fuller Qantas

"blueVisions provided consistent leadership and direction. Their attention to detail was most noticeable. All activities were well thought out and well executed; they were always two steps ahead"

Robert Long Qantas Development Manager

"blueVisions consultant's vast knowledge of project management, variations, EOT`s and extras have been a big help especially to me. Her role between Cercol Construction and the Education Training Department is also very impressive, by actively chasing information and require explanations for all Variations. This makes my role easy!"

Mark Bennett ETD/SCW

"Management has been easy to get along with and has always had the interest of the client at heart."

Aldo Cantori Project Director of Leighton Contractors

"I had the pleasure of listening to Dominic Siow's presentation on the topic of Emotional Intelligence at the recent Risk Leadership in Complex Project Management Convention in Sydney. This presentation, delivered at the end of the conference was, I felt, the 'icing on the cake'. Dominic's dynamic and engaging style held the audience captive; his message of Emotional Intelligence being key to one's success is a powerful one which all should heed."

Ed Blow Managing Director of Nielsen - Wurster Asia Pacific Pty Ltd

"Across the services I have been extremely pleased with the performance of blueVisions. Their professionalism and dedication has been above and beyond the expectations of Hutchison. Through organisational, project specific reviews and specific project management training provided by blueVisions, improvement to overall project management practices has been achieved and follow on project improvements have been realised."

Malcolm McKenzie Manager of Project Delivery Hutchison Telecoms

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