Water Technology welcomes new starters to the Brisbane and Melbourne Offices

Water Technology welcomes new starters to the Brisbane and Melbourne Offices

We would like to welcome two new starters to the Water Technology team.

Michael (Mick) Cheetham joins the Brisbane Office as a Project Scientist working in the Waterway Group. Mick is a geologist and fluvial geomorphologist with extensive experience in acid sulphate soils, landscape evaluation, sedimentology and floodplain processes. Mick has been involved in large-scale research and consultancy projects involving strategic design, planning, implementation and report writing tasks. Mick holds a BsC (Hons) from University of Wollongong, PhD and GCRM from Southern Cross University.

Fatemeh Rashetnia joins the Coasts & Environment team in Melbourne. Fatemeh trained  in Iran in hydraulics and hydrology and has experience in civil design using AutoCAD and Terramodel.

Welcome Mick and Fatemeh!

About The Author

Warwick Bishop
Warwick is a Director of Water Technology and has over 20 years of experience in surface water management. He has led a wide variety of projects covering areas such as flood risk management, water quality, sediment transport, coastal hazard, WSUD and environmental flows. Warwick has an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Melbourne and a Masters of Engineering Science Degree from Monash University, investigating the detailed hydraulics of stormwater treatment wetlands. Warwick has experience throughout Australia in both rural and urban contexts. Since 2011 he has provided specialist input to the Flood Intelligence Unit of SES during both catchment and coastal flood emergencies. He is actively involved in Engineers Australia and is the current chair of the Victorian Water Engineering Branch Committee. Warwick has also contributed to the revision of Australian Rainfall and Runoff, with a particular focus on the application of flood models in urban areas.

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