About Us

The founding directors together have in excess of 50 years’ experience undertaking investigations, analysis and design on a broad range of projects ranging from small residential jobs up to the largest infrastructure projects in Australia.  They have experience throughout Australia and also overseas in the pacific region.


Martin Schult  heads the company in Tasmania and  is a Geotechnical Engineer with experience in investigations but also analysis of foundations and design of footings.  Martin has extensive experience in rock mechanics/pressure meter testing and the design of geotechnical structures including bored piles (Rock socket & CFA), retaining walls, rock anchors, stiffened rafts and underpinning of buildings. He has undertaken many geotechnical investigations and foundation analyses in Melbourne prior to moving to Tasmania in 2005.


Director: Martin Schult, 

BEng., MEngSc., Grad. Dip.GeoSc., M.I.E.(Aust)., CPEng., NER

Laboratory Manager: Sam Jaywardena


Consultant: Derek Pennington,

BEng., MSc, MPhil., PhD., M.I.C.E., (M.I.E.(Aust)., CPEng.     

Geotechnical Engineers:

Murtaza Kachwalla, BEng., MSc.

Sophie Ci, BSc., BEng.,

Geologists: Joe Waters-Sims,

BSc. CertSc., Grad DipSc.. .