Key Staff


Richard Noonan

Richard Noonan

Position:

Senior Engineer / Company Director

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Hons), University of Technology, Sydney

Masters of Engineering, Deakin University, Victoria

Private Pilot’s Licence, NVFR, PIFR

Richard has over 25 years’ experience in engineering design, having worked in local government and consulting. Richard established Barnson in September 1992 and previously worked in various local councils within Central West NSW. He designs, documents, and supervises many structural, civil, and geotechnical engineering projects that Barnson works on.


Luke Morris

Luke Morris

Position:

Qualifications:

Principal Civil Engineer / Company Director

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), University of New South Wales

Luke is a Director and Principal Civil Engineer with Barnson. Luke is responsible for the quality assurance checking of all civil engineering design. Luke has extensive experience in hydraulic, stormwater, geotechnical, and pavement engineering design for residential, commercial, and government projects.


Jim Sarantzouklis

James Sarantzouklis

Position:

Qualifications:

Town Planner / Company Director

Bachelor of Arts, University of New England, Armidale

Graduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning, University of New England

Diploma in Environmental Health and Building Surveying, Sydney

Jim has experience in statutory and strategic planning, both as a planning consultant and in the local government sector. He has over 20 years’ experience in Town and Environmental Planning and is also a qualified Health and Building Surveyor. He is a senior Peer reviewer for Quality Assurance purposes.


Kirk Gleeson

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Position:

Qualifications:

Building Design Manager / Associate

Bachelor of Industrial Design (UNSW)

Accredited Mem. of BDA, Acc. No. 6289

Kirk has a wide range of knowledge of building, interior, and industrial design. Working within the hospitality, commercial and education sectors, Kirk has successfully delivered numerous award winning projects throughout NSW.


Richard boylan

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Position:

Qualifications:

Survey Manager / Associate

Bachelor of Spatial Science (Hons) (University of Southern Queensland)
Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Dundalk Institute of Technology)

Richard has over 15 years invaluable experience in the Surveying Industry. He has been involved in large engineering projects in Ireland and throughout the State of NSW including rail, mine, roads, tunnels and major engineering projects for residential, commercial and local government projects. Richard has first class analytical and problem-solving skills and is dedicated to maintaining high quality and safety standards.


Chris Bassingthwaighte

Chris Bassingthwaighte

Position:

Qualifications:

Structural Engineering Manager (Dubbo)

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), University of Wollongong

Chris has over 15 years’ experience working as a consulting Civil and Structural Engineer in Regional NSW and the United Kingdom. He has worked with Barnson on a variety of projects in Regional NSW and the Far West for private, commercial, local, and state government clients.


Karl matiszik

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Position:

Qualifications:

Principal Structural Engineer (Sydney)

BE(Hons) MIEAust CPENG NER RPEQ
Bachelor of Engineering (Civil, Honours) University of NSW

Karl has over 30 years management and design experience. He is a hands-on, highly technical structural engineer with broad knowledge for design of bridges, tunnels, temporary infrastructure works, multi-level buildings, commercial and industrial developments. Karl’s extensive engineering expertise has been sought by major construction firms, large companies and all levels of Government clients to effectively manage the civil/structural design, verification and review of many major projects.