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Karl Rogers

State Director, Victoria | Engineering & Design

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Professional Summary

Karl is a Chartered Practicing Engineer with more than 30 years of experience across a broad range of residential, commercial, and industrial subdivisions and civil infrastructure projects. His strength is in the planning, design and project management and delivery of large-scale subdivisions as well as preparing and verifying development costing and feasibilities.

Clients see Karl as a trusted advisor with significant experience and solid working relationships with the relevant approval authorities. They also benefit from his results-driven approach and desire to seek innovative and sustainable solutions. His recent projects have included:

•    The Gardens (– 800 lot residential subdivision. First development in catchment and required innovative stormwater infiltration to protect DEWLP grasslands without a free drainage outfall, sewer pumpstation and significant main road works. 
•    Sinclair Heights (Sekhon) – 250 lot residential subdivision. First development in catchment and required innovative stormwater pump system to protect DEWLP grasslands, sewer pumpstation and significant shared road works costs managed via Escrow accounts. 
•    Beveridge Central (Beveridge Landowner Group) - Coordination servicing strategy for 8 landowner groups comprising over 2000 lots including $15m of external road upgrades, main drainage works, branch sewer works and trunk watermain works. 
•    Rockdale Estate, (Horizon Group) – 200 lot residential subdivision. Paynes Rd Rockbank, (Sector Advantage) – Prepared due diligence advice for acquisition and development of 600 lots. 
•    Maples Estate Greenvale, (Pask Group) – Initial feasibility and servicing advice for acquisition of 500 lot residential site over multiple properties. 
•    Woodlands Edge Wallan, (Metro Properties) – Feasibility, costing and permit negotiations for a 560-lot residential subdivision

•    Santuary Lakes, (Links Group) – Project Engineer responsible for 2500 lot residential development including 65Ha lake system and Championship Golf Course.  Included design of Austarlia's largest vacuum sewer system and over 1 million  m3 of earthworks.

Company Experience 

•    2021 – present: State Director, Victoria | Colliers Engineering & Design 
•    2015 – 2021: Managing Director, LD Eng
•    2011 – 2015: Manager Business Development, Calibre Consulting
•    1999 – 2011: Manager & Director Urban Development, Brown Consulting
•    1994 – 1999: Executive Engineer, Spiire
•    1993 – 1994: Training Coordinator, Geocomp Systems
•    1989 – 1993: Design Engineer, WBCM Group


2012 Melbourne Water UDIA Consultant of the Year for Stormwater Management 



Memberships & Involvements

•    Member of the Institution of Engineers Australia (MIEAust)
•    Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) 
•    National Engineering Register (NER)
•    Registered Building Practitioner APEC Engineer Register
•    Property Council  Victoria - Resdiential Development Commitee Member


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Engineering and Design

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