MGP

About MGP

Located on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, MGP was established in 2002 by Managing Director, Marc Gaudry.

With many years of experience as a plumber Marc moved into the field of design, firstly working for a number of leading hydraulic design engineers before starting MGP.

 

Our experienced team has been designing for over 30 years, providing clients’ with expertise in hydraulic and fire design services. 

We are one of a few hydraulic consultants that also hold a licence as a Sydney Water Accredited Water Servicing Co-ordinator (WSC).  This means we are able to assist you with project management of design, certification, and approvals across a wide range of Sydney Water development and building requirements.

We employ talented professionals who are collaborative, creative, and dedicated. Our team is equipped with a comprehensive range of engineering design tools; the latest in 2D and 3D modelling and drafting software, along with excellent project and delivery management systems.

Our Team
Management
Marc Gaudry
Managing Director

The founder of MGP, Marc has over 30 years of experience in the building services and infrastructure design. 

Marc’s knowledge and experience in the industry is pivotal to the ongoing success and growth of MGP. Marc’s involvement in all key projects ensures his high standards are met and clients’ expectations are delivered upon. 

Having built an experienced team in the office, you’ll see Marc out and about with the MGP Inspect team – completing the Sydney Water asset locating, inspecting and certifying work.

When I’m not working you’ll find me: on Manly beach front, enjoying the sunshine, and walking Charlie.  

Alex Ross
Director

Alex has over 22 years’ experience in the industry and has been a part of the MGP team for over 15 years. 

His expertise spans across hydraulic design, fire design, and Sydney Water infrastructure design. 

As a co-Director of MGP, Alex brings his wealth of knowledge to the hydraulic team and heads up the Sydney Water team.

When I’m not working you’ll find me: out on my mountain bike, hanging out with my kids.

Hydraulic Team
Adam James
Adam James
Hydraulic Designer

Joining us from many years in the industry, Adam brings not only his wealth of knowledge as a hydraulic designer but an extensive understanding of the building industry. Having worked with Adam for many years, we are delighted to have Adam join the team at MGP.

When I’m not working you’ll find me: sipping caramel skinny latte’s and practicing my parkour skills… or under the bonnet of one of my cars! 

 

Fernando Pinto2
Fernando Pinto
Hydraulic Designer

Fernando recently joined the hydraulics team, bringing with him a wealth of experience in the building industry. His experience provides the team with immense knowledge of the whole design and building process, enabling a smooth and timely delivery along with excellent design skills.

When I’m not working you’ll find me: with my family, or around the beaches. In spare moments I punch above my weight on renovation projects around the home. 

 

Milan Durdevic
Hydraulic Designer

Milan has been working in the field of hydraulic design for the last 8 years. With a master’s degree in civil engineering his employment experience extends across hydraulics, drainage, water design engineering and spatial planning. Milan joined MGP in 2019 and is a highly valued member of the team.

When I’m not working you’ll find me: on holiday 🙂

Louise Zhang
Louise Zhang
Hydraulic Designer

Louise joined at the start of 2022. With over 15 years of experience as a hydraulic and fire drafter and Revit modeller. Prior to this Louise worked for many years in architectural design and drafting. She’s an asset to the team, and brings with her her enthusiasm and dedication.

When I’m not working you’ll find me: on sunny day’s swimming in a rock pool, camping with friends, gardening at home or looking for a bargain at the Mall!

Daniel Tan
Daniel Tan
Hydraulic Drafter / Designer

Daniel provides essential support to the hydraulics team. His experience covers a diverse range of projects including feasibility studies, liaison work with all utility and statutory authorities, design, and construction documentation of hydraulic services.

When I’m not working you’ll find me: enjoying a good drama series and relaxing.

Chapel
Chapel McAllan
Junior Hydraulic Designer

Chapel joined the team at the start of 2023, after completing his Certificate III and IV in Plumbing Services. He’s enjoying design under the guidance of team.

When I’m not working you’ll find me:  fishing or surfing.

Jack
Jack Wildash
Junior Hydraulic Designer

Jack joined the team at the start of 2023, after completing his Certificate III and IV Plumbing Services.  Jack is enjoying the challenges of Revit.

When I’m not working you’ll find me: on the golf course or at Brookie Oval cheering on the mighty Sea Eagles.

Sydney Water Team
Lesley Nicol
Sydney Water / Senior WSC Designer

Lesley joined the team in 2016, and as a Chartered Professional Engineer, Member of Institute of Engineers Australia, has a wealth of experience working in the UK, Dubai and Australia as a Civil Engineer.  Lesley competently managed and grew the Building Plan Approval team, and in 2017 moved into the WSC Design team for the Major and Minor Works and Sydney Water Section 73 certification. She runs the successful team with our Director Alex Ross.

When I’m not working (or running around after my 3 kids at various sporting events) you’ll find me: walking my beautiful dog along various stunning coastal walks.

Tobin Bald
Sydney Water Building Plan Approval Manager

Having worked extensively in customer service and the construction industry, Tobin brings a service industry ethos to run the Sydney Water Building Plan Approvals team. Tobin ensures a high level of communication throughout the process, to ensure stakeholders at all levels have an understanding of what’s required to get their project up and running as effectively as possible.  Specialising in the Out of Scope assessment space, Tobin works collaboratively with all the required construction disciples to navigate this complex approval process.

When I’m not working you’ll find me: hitting the trails on my mountain bike or cooking up a storm!

Emma Chapel
Sydney Water Building Plan Approval Manager

Emma’s experience of running her own small business and Personal Assistant (PA) work in London meant she initially joined our Financial Admin team. In early 2019 Emma completed an AutoCAD training to assist the Building Plan Approval (BPA) team with the production of the Service Protection Reports. Over the last 3+ years has been managing BPA projects, producing Service Protection Reports and is an essential and experienced member of the team.

When I’m not working you’ll find me: studying ceramics at TAFE.

Daniel Sylvester
Sydney Water Designer

Daniel holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering. Working as a Product Engineer and a Process Engineer for a few years he moved across into the field of Engineering Design work to work within the busy Sydney Water WSC Design team.

When I’m not working you’ll find me: working out and eating lots of pizza!

Yogeswara Boddapati
Yogeswara Boddapati
Sydney Water Designer / Stormwater Engineer

Yogeswara joined our team in 2021. With a strong background in Civil Engineering he brings his technical knowledge to the design of Sydney Water infrastructure and processing Section 73. His stormwater experience provides the hydraulic team with additional support when sizing gutters and completing calculations.

When I’m not working you’ll find me: doing various sporting activities; at the moment badminton and cricket.

Victoria
Victoria Stoddart
Sydney Water Building Plan approval Manager & Drafter

Victoria joined at the start of 2022. With a background in design and project management she join the Sydney Water team to provide an essential support. Victoria has evolved into a competent drafter, and completes the Service Protection Reports along with managing Building Plan Approval projects.

When I’m not working (or running around after my teenage kids) you’ll find me: on the golf course.

MGP Inspect team
Harry, Charlie & Marc
MGP Inspect

Our experienced MGP Inspect team, out and about, include and as featured left to right; Harry, Charlie and Marc Gaudry.

Marc,  MGP’s MD, is on site with the team to provide a reliable service and provide a wealth of advice.

Harry has been with the team for over 2 years. With a background in plumbing and having completed courses in confined space, working with Sydney Water assets, and Flow Isolation Flow Management Certification, he’s a great asset to the team.

Charlie (featured in the centre with four legs) has been with the team for over 5 years. She’s enthusiastic and fond of treats!

Admin Team
Alex Cogley
Business Manager

Alex joined MGP as our Business Manager in 2015. With a background and expertise in marketing, and managing small businesses she came on board to support and help grow MGP. Alex is responsible for MGP’s HR requirements, marketing, tenders, new business development opportunities and supporting the Directors. 

When I’m not working (or running around after my 3 kids): bush walking with my 2 dogs, teaching and practicing yoga or enjoying a good dance.

Michelle Coates
Accounts

Michelle is a highly experienced bookkeeper who has been managing the financial side of MGP for over 14 years.