Our Team

MPC is a professional services business whose team is made up of engineering, drafting and business services professionals.

Our team are all dedicated individuals who aren’t afraid of hard work and do enjoy a challenge!

Some key features of our team are;

  • Peter March has over 30 years’ experience and currently specialises in residential medium density housing
  • Derek has over 25 years’ experience and currently specialises in schools, healthcare, clubs and large residential and commercial multi-storey developments
  • Ben has over 20 years’ experience and along with being our Technical Director and Engineering Manager, specialises in heritage, equine studs, expert witness, engineering services to Newcastle Council, and technical challenges!
  • Matt and Matt have 12 years’ experience each and their current specialisations are aged care, high end apartments, providing engineering services to Councils, residential and commercial projects
  • Gary has over 15 years’ experience, has worked with MPC since his Diploma and oversees over 30% of MPC’s workload
  • Richard has significant drafting experience and part of the first team in Australia to do a bridge project in Revit … in which he built his own parametric elements. MPC is very proud to have Richard on our team and we thank him for sitting with us for 4 years till our market was ready to use Revit on their projects
  • Christine has over 30 years’ experience in drafting and design and brings her breadth of experience to our team
  • Maryanne has over 30 years’ experience in business and strategy and uses these to streamline internal processes, enhance customer service and implement and manage ISO 9001 Certification
  • Chris has been with MPC for 10 years’ since finishing TAFE and turns up to work as a change from playing in techno punk rock bands!

Added to our exceptional coffee machine and well stocked kitchen, providing breakfasts, lunches and snacks, MPC now also has a staff lunch room complete with pool, table tennis, some breakout spaces containing lounges and stand up desks and a BBQ for our team to enjoy being right on Foreshore Park and inside the supercars race track!

All to encourage and help our staff be mindful of work life balance.

Finally, MPC are a family friendly workplace where the office is usually empty by 5.30pm and staff are provided the necessary equipment and IT connections to work from home, if required, after family evening routines.

Our pics below are ordered from our directors and management through to our engineering,
drafting and business services professionals.

Derek Prentice

Derek Prentice

Managing Director, Senior Structural and Civil Engineer

Peter March

Peter March

Director, Senior Structural and Civil Engineer

Ben Curran

Ben Curran

Director, Senior Structural and Civil Engineer

Matthew Snelson

Matthew Snelson

Director, Senior Structural and Civil Engineer

Gary Benson

Gary Benson

Director, Drafting Manager

Matthew Gay

Matthew Gay

Director, Senior Structural and Civil Engineer

Maryanne Cantwell

Maryanne Cantwell

General Manager

Geoff Shaw

Geoff Shaw

Engineer

Rajeev Batuwitage

Rajeev Batuwitage

Structural/Civil Engineer

Sundar Shrestha

Sundar Shrestha

Structural/Civil Engineer

Liam Pikett

Liam Pikett

Undergraduate Civil/Structural Engineer

Richard Guterres

Richard Guterres

Draftsperson BIM Lead, Senior Revit Modeller

Chris Hoole

Chris Hoole

Senior Draftsperson

Christine Webber

Christine Webber

Draftsperson

Joel Lowrey

Joel Lowrey

Draftsperson

Lee Cooper

Lee Cooper

Draftsperson

Jarrod Lacey

Jarrod Lacey

Senior Draftsperson, Revit Modeller

Steven Szabath

Steven Szabath

Senior Draftsperson, Revit Modeller

Zak Blanch

Zak Blanch

Apprentice Draftsperson, Revit Modeller

Leanne Pleash

Leanne Pleash

Operations and Quality Co-ordinator

Debbie McMillan

Debbie McMillan

Accounts & HR Co-ordinator

Let’s Design Safe, Stable & Strong Solutions Together!

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