Our Team

  • Marc Gaudry

    Managing Director

    Founder of mgp in 2002, 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.

    Qualifications: Plumbing License, Backflow Prevention Certificate, Diploma in Plumbing Services, Accredited Sydney Water Designer- S1, S2, W1, RW.

    Marc Gaudry
  • Alex Ross


    Alex has over 20 years experience in the industry and has been a part of the mgp team for over 12 years. His expertise spans across Hydraulic Design, Sydney Water Infrastructure Design and Water Service Coordinator. Alex is an experience senior member at mgp and brings his wealth of knowledge to the Sydney Water teams and design projects.

    Qualifications: AMIEAust, Associate Diploma of Mechanical Engineering, Diploma of Plumbing, FIFM Card – Asset Isolation and Flow Management, Confined Spaces Training, Accredited Sydney Water Designer – S1, S2, W1, W2, RW.


    Alex Ross
  • Martin Sines

    Senior Hydraulic Designer

    Martin has over 8 years experience in the industry including hydraulic design, building plan approvals and undertaking design projects of various sizes. Martin is highly skilled in Revit and AutoCAD. Martin is supported by an excellent design team including Santosh Acharya, Jiwan Shrestha and our BIM Manager Paul Luker.

    Qualifications: Certificate 4 in drafting, undertaking Certificate 4 in Plumbing and AEC Certificate in Revit and Revit families.


    Martin Sines
  • Santosh Acharya

    Senior Hydraulic Designer

    Santosh started with MGP in June 2016 as trainee Hydraulic Designer. As a skilled AutoCAD and REVIT draftsman Santosh accelerated in the trainee role, completing the Diploma of Hydraulic Services (Cert IV), and since 2017 has been working on multi-disciplined projects. He works across projects with Martin Sines, Jiwan Shrestha and our BIM Manager Paul Luker.

    Qualifications: Diploma of Hydraulic Services and Certificate IV, Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, Assistant Lecturer in Kathmandu, Nepal, Affiliate member of the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH). AutoCAD, REVIT.

    Santosh Acharya
  • Paul Luker

    BIM Manager & Hydraulic Designer

    Paul joined our team in April 2015. As an highly qualified Hydraulic Designer, Paul brings his experience and interest in structural and architectural drafting with a focus on sustainable technologies.

    In 2018 Paul took the pivotal role of BIM Manager. with his exceptional attention to detail and design knowledge Paul is responsible for the implementation of Building Information Modelling (BIM) and the procedures for the design, construction and handover stages of a project.

    Qualifications: Advance Diploma of Engineering Drafting (Structural).

    Paul Luker
  • Shaun Donovan

    Junior BIM Manager

    Shaun joined the team at the end of 2018. With an extensive knowledge of the construction sector, notably as an electrician and foreman on manly large scale projects, Shaun brings his years of experience to the BIM team. 

    Having worked for Stowe Australia CBD projects division, Downer Engineering and Rivercorp his skills support the busy team working on the hydraulic design for large projects, including Parramatta Square development.

    Qualifications: Certificate IV - Engineering Drafting, Certificate III Electrical Wiring, Electrician Licence.

    Shaun Donovan
  • Milan Durdevic

    Hydraulic Designer

    Milan has been working in the field of hydraulic design for the last 6 years in Bosnia and Herzegovina. With a Masters degree in Ciivl Engineering his employment experience extends across hydraulics, drainage, water design engineering and spatial planning. 

    Milan joined MGP in June 2019, and is a highly valued member of the team.

    Qualifications: Masters Degree of Civil Engineering

    Milan Durdevic
  • Christine Chang

    Hydraulic Designer

    Chris joined our team at the start of 2015 as a junior Hydraulic Designer. Chris has developed into a competent designer with excellent project management skills. Chris previously work as a graphic designer in Civil Engineering and Sustainability.

    Qualifications: Advance Diploma of Engineering Drafting (Structural), and holds a BA for Visual Communications (UTS). Currently studying the Diploma of Hydraulic Services Design and Certificate 4.

    Christine Chang
  • Lesley Nicol

    Sydney Water - WSC Designer

    Lesley joined the team at mgp in February 2016. With a wealth of experience from working in the UK, Dubai and Australia as a Civil Engineer.  Lesley successfully managed and grew the Sydney Water Building Plan Approval team, and in mid 2017 moved into the WSC Design and Project Management team for the Major and Minor Works and Sydney Water Section 73 certification.

    Qualifications: First Class BEng (Hons) Environmental Engineering with European Studies (German), Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE), Member of Engineers Australia (EA)

    Lesley Nicol
  • Pietro Torres

    Sydney Water - WSC Designer

    Pietro joined the Building Plan Approval team in October 2017, as a qualified Industrial Engineer and with a wealth of experience in Logistics.  Initially his role involved the review of plans and the production of the Service Protection Reports (in AutoCAD) and in 2018 he moved into the full management of Building Plan Approval projects. 

    In the last 12 months Pietro has moved into the WSC Design department to support and work along side Lesley and Alex Ross. Pietro is a competent designer with exceptional technical skills.

    Qualifications: Bachelor of Industrial Engineering

    Pietro Torres
  • Emma Chapel

    Sydney Water Building Plan Approval Manager

    Emma originally joined the Financial Administration team, assisting in the smooth running of mgp. Emma's experience of running her own small business and Personal Assistant (PA) work in London provided the Administration team with experienced financial support.

    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 18 months she has developed into a competent BPA manager, working with Tobin Bald and Alex Cogley.

    Emma Chapel
  • Tobin Bald

    Sydney Water Building Plan Approval Manager

    Tobin recently joined the Sydney Water Building Plan Approval team at MGP. With an extensive background in account management in the construction sector, having spent 10 years as a Branch Manager for Reece Plumbing, Tobin brings to the team his technical expertise, customer service and thorough understanding of running multiple projects across the residential and commercial sector.

    Tobin Bald
  • Daniel Sylvester

    Sydney Water - WSC Support

    Daniel recently joined the Sydney Water team at MGP.

    Daniel holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering. Working as a Product Engineer and a Process Engineer for a few years he has recently moved across into the field of Engineering Design work, to support our busy Sydney Water WSC Design team and completing the Service Protection Reports for the Building Plan Approval team. 

    Qualifications: Bachelor of Chemical Engineering Second Class Honours

    Daniel Sylvester
  • Alex Cogley

    Building Plan Approval Specialised Projects & Business Manager

    Alex joined MGP as our Business Manager in February 2015. Alex is an experienced Business Manager, with a background and expertise in marketing and managing small businesses. Alex is responsible for MGP's HR requirements, marketing and new business development opportunities. She also supports the Building Plan Approval (BPA) team and uses her 3 years of BPA experience to run specialised Sydney Water Out of Scope projects.

    Qualifications: Alex holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in History of Art and Anthropology (and teaches yoga on the Northern Beaches).

    Alex Cogley
  • Michelle Coates


    Michelle is an experienced bookkeeper who manages mgp’s payroll, invoicing, payments and debtors and financial reports. Michelle has over 12 years experience and is a registered BAS Agent with the Tax Practitioner Board and a member of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers.

    Qualifications: Certificate 4 Accounting and BAS Agent registration.

    Michelle Coates

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