Coastal Environment Pty Ltd
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consulting coastal, estuarine and port engineers

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DOUGLAS BRUCE LORD B.E., M.Eng.Sc., M.I.E. Aust., CPEng (Civil)

Text Box:           Contact Details:

PO Box 353
Newcastle NSW 2300
Ph: +612 4957 3372
Mobile: +614 1962 8158

Date of Birth: 

29th December 1951

Current Position:

  • Director and Principal
    Coastal Environment Pty Ltd


  • B.E (Civil) University of New South Wales, 1974.

  • M.Eng.Sc.(Coastal) University of New South Wales, 1984.

  • MBA (Technology Mgmt.) Deakin University, 2005

 Professional Affiliations:

  • Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Coastal Management, Griffith University

  •  Member Institution of Engineers Australia (I.E. Aust)

  •  Member College of Civil Engineers of  I.E. Aust

  •  Member Society for Sustainability and Environmental Engineering of I.E. Aust

  • NSW representative (immediate past Chair) of the National Committee on Coastal and Ocean Engineering of  I.E. Aust (NCCOE)

  • Representative on the Sydney Division, NSW Maritime Panel  of  I.E. Aust

  • Member Australian Coastal Society

 Employment History:

1971 to 1974     Engineering trainee NSW Public Works and full- time student University of  N.S.W. studying
                           for Civil Engineering Degree

1975 to 1987     Professional Engineer employed with NSW Department of Public Works.

1987 to 1994     Director and Principal of Geomarine Pty. Ltd.

1994 to 1996     Senior Engineer and Associate of Willing and Partners with responsibility for the
                          operation of WP Geomarine.

1996 to 2000     Senior Engineering Consultant to Manly Hydraulics Laboratory

1996 to 2001     Director and Principal, Coastal Environment Pty. Ltd.

1996 to 2000     Part time lecturer in undergraduate and post graduate Coastal Engineering and Coastal
                          Resource Management at the University of Technology Sydney

2000 to 2010     Manager Coastal, NSW Department of Environment,  Climate Change and Water

2010 to present  Director and Principal, Coastal Environment Pty. Ltd.


Author or co-author of approximately 50 technical papers on coastal zone management, climate change  and coastal and estuarine projects. Presentations to local and international conferences.



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PO Box 353
Newcastle NSW 2300
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