Meet the team.

The Topo team have been working together for the past 7 years. We have grown and developed our skills together and continue to deliver all of our projects as a team. Combined, we have an exceptional level of practical and technical skills that our clients find invaluable.

 

 
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Kyle Robson
Managing Director

BEng (Civil) (Hons), EMBA, RPEQ, CPESC

Steven Chamberlain
Principal Engineer | Director

BEng (Env.) (Hons), RPEQ, CPESC

Terry Clark
Principal Engineer | Director

BEng (Env.) (Hons), RPEQ, CPESC, CPSS, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110)

Tom Bailey
Senior Engineer | Director

BEng (Env.), CPESC

 

 

Kyle Robson

Managing Director
BEng (Civil) (Hons), EMBA, RPEQ, CPESC

 
 

Kyle is recognised as a specialist and thought leader in the field of erosion and sediment control and has been involved in some of the largest projects in Australia, as well as policy and industry guideline preparation. Kyle is a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ), Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) and Director of the Australasian Sector of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA). Kyle also has significant experience in water quality and hydrologic and hydraulic modelling, Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) and civil construction.

Kyle has experience in a wide range of sectors including urban development, infrastructure, mining, and gas and is experienced in the planning and design phase as well as the construction and operational phases. Kyle has performed contractor, consultant, client and regulatory roles and has extensive knowledge of regulatory requirements and policy as well as a broad understanding of the constructability and efficiency of engineered stormwater solutions. Kyle has also been heavily involved in the update to the to Best Practice Erosion and Sediment Control document (IECA) to include contemporary sediment basin design.

Kyle is an experienced project manager and technical specialist who brings extensive knowledge to projects. Kyle provides his clients with exceptional time management, knowledge and team work abilities, whilst providing cost-effective and practical solutions.

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Steven Chamberlain

Principal Engineer | Director
BEng (Env.) (Hons), RPEQ, CPESC

 
 

Steven’s key skills focus on drainage design. He is a principal environmental engineer with 14 years experience in the environmental consultancy industry, and as a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) and Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ), provides clients with high quality designs and reports.

Steven is experienced in developing Erosion and Sediment Control Plans and has worked on several linear infrastructure and high profile projects. His experience extends from the development of plans, to undertaking site audits, providing field advice and acting as an Expert Witness in relation to erosion and sediment control.

Steven has significant experience in water quality and hydrologic/hydraulic modelling, and is experienced in Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) for commercial, industrial and residential developments. Steven has considerable experience and an interest in the design and implementation of stormwater management systems for landfill sites.

Throughout his career, Steven has also undertaken flood studies and hydraulic impact assessments ranging in size from small overland flows to regional catchment assessments. Steven has undertaken the design of detention basins to alleviate flooding, and assessed flood mitigation options.

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Terry Clark

Principal Engineer | Director
BEng (Env.) (Hons), RPEQ, CPESC, CPSS, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110)

 
 

Terry is recognised as a specialist in the field of soil and water management, specifically erosion and sediment control (ESC). Prior roles have seen Terry appointed to undertake the planning, design, supervision and/or auditing roles for ESC on some of Australia’s largest infrastructure projects.

Terry holds the internationally recognised qualifications of Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) and Certified Professional Soil Scientist (CPSS). In addition, Terry is a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) allowing certification of design drawings and prescribed engineering services.

Over his career, Terry has developed a broad background of experience within the environmental field having previously worked within both private industry and Government. Experience gained within these roles have provided him with a comprehensive understanding of the entire project delivery process from the initial project conception, design and construction phases and subsequent final delivery.

Terry regularly presents a range of ESC training courses in accordance with best practice standards including IECA (2008) and the Blue Book (2004). He has trained over 1,500 people in QLD, NSW, VIC, NT and TAS. He has been invited by Griffith University to sessional lecture Engineering Design and has previously presented ESC training at Sydney TAFE.

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Tom Bailey

Senior Engineer | Director
BEng (Env.), CPESC

 

Tom is a senior engineer and Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) with a history of project experience gained through a range of secondments on large scale construction projects. Tom’s strengths lie in his construction experience supported by technical expertise, allowing him to develop practical and effective solutions to site based soil and water problems.

Tom is a hardy, enthusiastic engineer with a strong work ethic and a commitment to getting the job done. He has completed a number of stormwater treatment projects as the Construction Superintendent for local government and private parties. Tom has provided specialist ESC support to numerous clients on a range of projects, ranging from small-scale residential developments projects to some of the largest infrastructure projects in Queensland, such as the Cooroy To Curra Bruce Highway Upgrade, Toowoomba Second Range Crossing and Curtis Island LNG projects.

Across a variety of roles, Tom has supported both clients and contractors and understands the intricacies of contract management from both perspectives. Through his technical expertise and experience Tom has also been requested to provide Expert Witness support.

Tom is proficient in his adaptability to site work and a wide range of roles, while maintaining a combination of technical and practical skills.

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