Ken has been an Omega Industries strategic and technical consultant since 2014. He has been involved in the road and bridge construction and maintenance industry since 1981 and has been instrumental in the development of a number of new to Australia processes.
Ken’s experience and intimate knowledge of the requirements of the
road safety industry has seen him involved in the introduction of a number of specialty road safety products. This has included the introduction of profiled line marking, coloured surfacing (for example bus lanes) and cold applied anti-skid surfacing.
For many years Ken worked in the civil engineering construction and maintenance industry as part of the Freyssinet organisation. In particular he has been involved with the strengthening and upgrading of bridges in the ACT for higher loads. Ken has been involved with rectification and construction works to many bridges including Kings Ave, Commonwealth Ave, Lake Ginninderra Bridges, Cahill Expressway, Monash Motorway bridges and Brisbane Inner City Bypass bridges. In addition he has been involved with pavement rehabilitation on projects such as the M2, M4 and M5 Motorways in Sydney and the Pacific Highway at Ulmarra
Ken has also been involved in the preparation of maintenance costs for large projects such as the Gateway Motorway and Airport Link in Queensland as well as a detailed report on the expansion joints on the existing West Gate Freeway in Melbourne. He has also been involved with the rectification of various flood damaged bridges in Queensland seeking innovative and cost effective ways of restoring the structures to full use.