Our People

WISE was established in 2012 to service the water utility, mining, industrial and agricultural sectors. In addition to permanent staff, WISE employs contract staff for larger projects and as project programs demand through the financial year.

Our People

Learn a little more about our team members below

Giselle Degebrodt

Giselle Degebrodt

Director, Principal Engineer

Giselle is a technical and regulatory compliance specialist in water and wastewater infrastructure design, including scheme network design, integrated water schemes, recycled water including sewer mining, and remote wastewater treatment plant.

Tony Barton

Tony Barton

Senior Project Manager

Tony’s career spans over 40 years with expertise in design, project and construction management in infrastructure projects, including extensive works in remote communities. Tony’s core expertise includes designs of water and wastewater equipment, designs of roads and buildings, logistics of remote operations, asset condition assessments and capital works planning.

Geoff Hughes

Geoff Hughes

Principal Planning Engineer

Geoff’s career spans over 30 years with extensive experience in water, wastewater and drainage infrastructure. His expertise includes utility management, infrastructure planning and design, water source planning, and network modelling for water, wastewater and drainage.

Trevor Thomson

Trevor Thomson

Lead Mechanical Engineer

Trevor is a mechanical engineer with broad experience in project engineering and project implementation in brownfields operating environments. His expertise includes diagnosis of root cause problems in mining and water systems, engineering design and project management of long-term solutions.

Ronald Ncube

Ronald Ncube

Experienced Civil Engineer

Ronald is a Civil and Water Engineer with four years’ engineering experience in detailed design, construction and documentation for roads, earthworks, stormwater drainage, sewer and water reticulation and water and WWTP rehabilitation works. He is completing a Master of Engineering, Water Treatment and Desalination.

Michael Solomons

Michael Solomons

Lead Design Drafter, Mechanical

Michael has over 20 years’ experience in piping and mechanical design and drafting for small and large scale projects, as well as 14 years’ project management and commissioning experience, and over 10 years’ experience as a mechanical fitter. Core skills include 2D / 3D CAD design and drafting, piping layout & valve arrangements, treatment plant P&ID, and reticulation plans for wastewater and potable water.

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