Our Staff

Our company is lead by pro-active and committed professionals, who are highly respected for technical excellence in their respective areas of expertise.

The Senior Management of Traffix Group are:


The extensive experience of our senior management has been gained in private, state and local government sectors.

Our senior management has substantial experience and expertise in all facets of traffic engineering and transport planning, road safety planning and engineering, parking management and strategy development, and development impact assessment for land use development.

Senior staff regularly appear as expert witnesses at VCAT and Panel Hearings on various land use proposals.

Our directors,principal consultants and senior associates have diverse skills, expertise and interests which ensures our company is well equipped to tackle the wide variety of issues presented in transport and land use projects.


 
Henry Turnbull
RFD, JP, B.E.(Civil), M.I.E.Aust., M.I.T.E., F.V.P.E.L.A., CPEng
Principal Consultant


Henry commenced his career with the Country Roads Board of Victoria and worked both in traffic and road design as well as major construction. He brings this practical experience to his traffic engineering consulting.

Henry is the longest serving sessional member of Planning Panels Victoria having been first appointed in 1982. He is an inaugural member of the Priority Development Panel established by the Minister for Planning in September 2004.

He is a former President and Life Fellow of the Victorian Planning & Environmental Law Association and a past Chairman of Planning Victoria

Henry regularly appears as an expert witness at VCAT, Panel Hearings and other Courts.



 
Charmaine Dunstan
B.E.(Civil) Hons., Masters of Traffic, M.I.E.Aust., M.V.P.E.L.A.
Director


Charmaine has substantial consulting experience in transport and traffic engineering which has been gained across an extensive range of transport related projects for government and private clients. Within her consulting role, Charmaine has also completed a number of short-term appointments as a Transport Co-ordinator or Senior Traffic Engineer within local government.

Charmaine has specialist skills in LATM, parking management and strategy development and community consultation. She has also developed specialist expertise in road safety planning, research and engineering, including an understanding of behavioural, promotional and engineering issues in road safety planning.

Charmaine manages Traffix Placements which provides traffic engineers on short to medium-term contracts to Local and State Government authorities. She is also responsible for professional development and training of company staff.

Charmaine also leads our Traffix Survey team, which provides a complete range of data collection services to support traffic and transportation planning projects.

Notably, Charmaine was awarded the National Young Professional Engineer Award in 2002 by Engineers Australia in recognition of her high level of achievement and involvement in engineering.




 
Will de Waard
B.E.(Civil) Hons., M.I.E.Aust., M.V.P.E.L.A.
Director

Will commenced his career in local government and brings his substantial traffic engineering and design experience gained at various municipalities in metropolitan Melbourne.

As a traffic engineering consultant, Will has worked on an extensive range of transport related projects for government and private clients.

Will is a VicRoads accredited Senior Road Safety Auditor and regularly undertakes Road Safety Audits for private sector, Local Government and State Government clients.

Will leads our Traffix Design team and prides himself on developing innovative and practical solutions to traffic engineering problems.




 
Jason Walsh
B.E.(Civil), B.Sc., M.V.P.E.L.A.
Director

Jason has substantial traffic engineering and transport planning experience as a consultant and has specialist skills in the land use planning area.

Jason provides traffic advice and assessment of land uses and development proposals to planning authorities, government agencies, corporations and developers (including major residential, retail, food and drink, commercial, industrial, institutional and mixed use projects).

He regularly appears as an expert witness at VCAT and Panel Hearings.




 
Anthony Coyle
B.E.(Civil) Hons., Dip. Bus., M.A.I.T.P.M.
Director

Anthony commenced his career with VicRoads and has continued to develop his expertise in the transport project development area since joining Traffix Group in 2004.

Anthony leads our specialist project development team with key areas of expertise in worksite traffic management plans for infrastructure and building projects, road safety audits, large-scale transport surveys, road-based public transport priority projects (bus and tram) and road safety projects.

Anthony is an accredited lead/Senior Road Safety Auditor in Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland.




 
Nathan Woolcock
B.E. (Civil), M.I.E.Aust, M.V.P.E.L.A.
Director

Nathan has considerable consulting experience in traffic engineering and transport planning.

He specialises in all facets of land use and development proposals for both private clients and government agencies from planning to implementation.

Nathan has experience as an expert witness at the VCAT and Panel Hearings for various types of development and land use proposals including Development Plans and Precinct Structure Plans, retail, high and medium density housing, subdivisions (residential and industrial), restaurants and cafes, and mixed-use developments.




 
Don Robertson
B.E.(Civil), Grad Dip Min Eng, Masters Transport and Traffic, M.V.P.E.L.A.
Senior Consultant

Don has substantial traffic engineering and transport planning experience as a consultant and has specialist skills in the traffic planning for land use development.

Don commenced his career at the RTA followed by traffic engineering, design and infrastructure roles at local government authorities in Victoria and Queensland.

He regularly appears as an expert witness at VCAT and Panel Hearings on various land use proposals.