Michael Cahalane

Michael Cahalane

Michael Cahalane, Director of Civil & Water Engineering, Warren Smith & Partners

Warren Smith & Partners has been established in Sydney, Australia for 38 years with a staff of 55 people. They provide industry leading engineering design solutions in Hydraulic, Fire, Water and Civil Services. The company’s mission is to meet our client’s high expectations in quality, time and budget. The firm has worked on some of Australia’s largest projects including Sydney Metro, Barangaroo, NSW Health Projects, Northconnex 9km Road Tunnel, Kapooka and Singleton Army Bases, Sydney Airport and the University of Sydney.

Michael graduated as a Structural Engineer from Cork Institute of Technology in 2002 and spent three years in Cork working for Niall Fitzsimons on a wide range of Munster-based projects, including Mahon Point Shopping Centre. He migrated to Australia in 2006 and secured employment at Warren Smith & Partners, an Engineering Consultancy firm where he is now a Director.

Michael manages a team of 15 Engineers who deliver design solutions on complex civil and water projects. He has been fortunate enough to have been involved in some of the largest projects in Australia. This includes managing the design delivery of the €150m Barangaroo Reserve, a 6 Ha parkland on Sydney Harbour which was transformed from a container terminal to an iconic headland park with 80,000 plants, a new cove and an underground cultural centre and car park.

He was also responsible for the upgrade to a number of defence bases including the delivery of a new sewage treatment plant for a 3,000 person military base in Western NSW which included new reservoirs and 10km of pipelines. Most recently, Michael has been involved in the €10bn Sydney Metro rail project where he is responsible for the design of a 17m wide stormwater culvert system and a 7,500 Litre/sec pumping station.

Web: www.warrensmith.com.au