Mandy Compton is a Cadastral Surveyor at the Department of Natural Resources and Mines (DNRM). Mandy thinks that surveyors have always been leading with technologies that are used in the field, and believes there is still more way to go with incorporating technology into some of the traditional methods.
Mark Scanlon is a Surveyor in Hamilton in Newcastle, NSW and runs a company called Parker Scanlon. Due to an injection on funds from the Government in the area to revitalise the Newcastle city, and there has been a boom in projects including the light rail and an influx of apartments.
Megan Dillon is the Assistant Survey Coordinator at Mackay Regional Council, where she grew up. With their knowledge background, Megan believes that spatial professionals will take on more of a data management role into the future.
Ben Moritz is a Registered Surveyor at Land Solution in Brisbane, QLD. Ben has worked on a large range of projects in Queensland and London, and more recently, an interesting project to do with the Commonwealth Games.
Robin McDowell is a licensed surveyor at Reeds Consulting in Melbourne, who considers surveyors as the tomb raiders of land. Having also been a hydrographic surveyor, Robin has had many exciting experiences of finding historical artefacts that are significant to the states development.
Luke Kasperczyk is a surveyor at Taylors in Melbourne, and his career as a surveyor began when he was a child reading the Melways over breakfast. Luke shares about how surveying, in Australia specifically, is a pillar of our economy.
Kellie Dean works at Spiire in Melbourne, and was the 7th female surveyor to get her surveyors license in Victoria. She is involved in the Women in Surveying sub committee with the Institution of Surveyors Victoria, advocating for women in the surveying profession and creating role models for them.
Peter Sippell is part of Veris Group, which employs over 400 surveyors and planners across Australia. Peter shares about the many opportunities that there are in surveying, especially through embracing technology and the digital environment.
Jemma Picco is a Principal Surveyor at the Department of Natural Resources and Mines in Cairns, North Queensland. Working often in remote areas, Jemma shares stories from the field, from mechanical failures to magical scenery and being followed by a family of emus.
Adam Criddle lives in Victoria and works for TGM Group in Ballarat. Adam finds surveying a rewarding career with many opportunities to run a business, or become a manager, and it’s flexibility means it can take around Australia and even overseas.