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Phillips, Brett C.

 Phillips, Brett C

Brett C. Phillips, PH.D., F.IEAUST., CPENG, M.ASCE

Region 10 Governor Official Nominee

Vision Statement 
Endorsement List  

Biographical Statement


  • B.E. (Civil) (1st Hons), University of Melbourne
  • M.Eng.Sc., University of Melbourne
  • Ph.D., University of Canterbury

Work Experience

  • 29 years of experience in managing and undertaking a wide range of hydro-environmental assessments, catchment management studies, flood studies, floodplain management studies, flood mitigation and stormwater quality investigations for Government and Industry clients in Australia and overseas
  • Author or co-author of 175 technical papers on sustainable development, WSUD, flooding, floodplain management and hydrology
  • Project Director / Manager, Team Leader or Senior Engineer on 29 projects that have received 38 Divisional and/or National engineering excellence awards in Australia since 1987
  • Cardno, Director of a number of subsidiary companies, 2001-present
  • Willing & Partners, Director, 1997- 2001; Associate Director and Principal,1991-1997; Associate,1988-1991; Senior Engineer, 1984-1988

ASCE Involvement  

  • President, ASCE Australia Section, 2013–2014
  • Vice-President, ASCE Australia Section, 2011-2012
  • Attended Presidents & Governors Forums at ASCE Headquarters, 2012 and 2013
  • Corresponding Member, Global Strategy Council Task Committee, 2014
  • ASCE member since 1979

Other Volunteer Activities

  • Fellow, Engineers Australia since joined 1978
  • Member, Engineers Australia National Committee on Water Engineering (NCWE), 1988-present
  • NCWE Chair, 1995-1997; Deputy Chair, 1993-1994
  • Editor, Australian Journal of Water Resources, 1998-2004 and 2008-present
  • IAHR member since 1979