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Adrian WHITE                                Curriculum Vitae


Address:                             Darwin, NT Australia

Current position:                 Project Manager / Senior Engineer

DOB:                                   29th June, 1967

Citizenship:                         Australian



Adrian is a highly experienced Civil Engineer with a background in the design and delivery of both urban & remote infrastructure in the Northern Territory, Western Australia, New South Wales and Queensland. Adrian has 25+ years experience in the industry.


In his previous roles Adrian has led various engineering businesses, being personally responsible for development of consulting practices across Australia including Sydney, Newcastle, Darwin, Alice Springs and Adelaide.  Throughout his career Adrian has been a Manager and Strategic Leader in small, medium and multi-national Consulting Practices – respected as a person who “thinks laterally and challenges the norm”.


In this role, Adrian is responsible for the development and oversight of new business development with direct involvement on project delivery. This being a small boutique business, Adrian brings the best of the small and large consulting philosophies – the common successful key being service.


Adrian holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), University of NSW, 1991.


Adrian’s key achievements include:

  • Partner - Opus International Consultants

  • Outstanding Commitment Award Opus International – SIHIP Project

  • Design Manager - New Future Alliance (SIHIP)

  • NT/SA Manager - Opus International Consultants

  • NT/SA Manager - QANTEC McWilliam

  • Director - QANTEC Pty Ltd

  • Director - QANTEC McWilliam

  • Associate / Branch Manager - Opus QANTEC McWilliam – Darwin, Alice Springs and Kununurra

  • Training and Professional Development of young Professional Engineers

General Skills and Expertise

  • Design and Project Management for Roads Infrastructure such as haul roads, major roads, urban and significant experience in what works for sealed and unsealed rural roads

  • Design and Project Management for Infrastructure projects such as sewerage schemes, bore fields, water supply and treatment, airstrips and mine related supporting infrastructure

  • Hydrological Studies and associated modelling

  • Design Management and Project Management of commercial, industrial and residential subdivisions

  • Design and Project Management of commercial, industrial and residential developments

  • Infrastructure and major project feasibility assessment and studies, business case analysis and multifaceted cost benefit analysis

  • Road Safety auditing and assessment

  • Infrastructure Master Planning, specifically for essential services, storm water drainage and traffic


Recent Project involvement:

  • Detailed Manthapthe Road Upgrade (5.5km) - Access Road Upgrade

  • Flood Damage Investigation all roads. Application for National Disaster Funding  Shire of Wyndham,

  • Bootu Creek Access Haul Road (50Km) - Design Review, Damage Assessment and Defects Report Bootu Creek

  • McMinn Street Darwin Stage 1 – Planning & Design for dual carriageway and headworks to waterfront

  • McMinn Street Darwin Stage 2 – Design & Planning for headworks infrastructure

  • Road Design, Daley River NT (3.5km) Department of Infrastructure, Planning & Environment

  • Webber Plain Road Kununurra (1.8km) – Detailed Design Shire of Wyndham, East Kimberley

  • Coolibah Road Upgrade (2km) – Detailed Design Shire of Wyndham, East Kimberley

  • Drimmie Head Ganyangara (3.9km) - Design & Planning Department of Infrastructure and Planning

  • Tanami Road Upgrade (55km) –Detailed Design Department of Infrastructure, Planning & Environment

  • Tanami Road Upgrade (26km) – Detailed Design Department of Infrastructure, Planning & Environment

  • Francis Creek Mine (13km Haul Road) - Upgrade Detailed Design Francis Creek Mine

  • Haul Road Decmil Alternative (107km) - Design VPM Assessment Decmil, WA

  • Crater Road Upgrade (9.5km) - Widening Design Coomallie Government Council

  • Melville Road Nhulunbuy (13.5km) - Road Upgrade Design Department of Infrastructure

  • Preparation of Standard Rural Roads Specification and Standard Drawings Shire of Wyndham, East Kimberley

  • Road Audit Stuart Highway – Threeways to Alice Springs (505km)

  • Road Audit Jabiru Highway – (220km)

  • Road Audit Barkley Highway – (207km)

  • Road Audit Various Road Safety Audits – Coomallie Government Council

  • Road Audit Various Stage3 andStage5 Design Audits - NT Government

Recent Employment History: 


Consone Pty Ltd 

BG Group NT Pty Ltd

Opus International Consultants / Qantec McWilliam 

BLH Consulting

Project Manager / Civil Engineer

Engineering Manager Business Development

Managing Director

Partner / Director / Manager 

Senior Civil Engineer Civil Manager

2019 - Present

2018 - 2019

2015 - 2018

2000 - 2015

1992 - 2000

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