GHD reorganises its tunnels management team

22 November 2018

Australia – Consultant GHD has added to its tunnelling management team in Australia.

Mark Claassen has joined as Senior Technical Director – Tunnels, based in Brisbane. Claassen brings 25 years’ experience in the design and construction of underground structures, including more than 60 projects across North America, Asia and Africa. Prior to joining GHD, Mark served as Vice President – Operations (Tunnels) for COWI North America. He is a Registered Professional Geologist in the US, and a Project Management Professional.

Mark’s appointment follows Wolfgang Kreiner joining GHD as Technical Director earlier this year. Also based in Brisbane, Kreiner has 15 years’ of international experience, including metro projects in Melbourne, Riyadh and Caracas. He recently further boosted his skills with a Master in BIM Management, focused on the implementation of 3D modelling for civil structures.

Brendan Henry has been named Service Line Leader, Tunnels for Australia, to support further technical development and growth of the tunnels practice. Henry has 25 years’ experience around the globe and previously led the company’s tunnels team in Brisbane.