BRETT TWYCROSS

DIRECTOR | PRINCIPAL HYDROLOGIST & FLOOD RISK ENGINEER

Brett is Neilly Group Engineering’s Principal Hydrologist & Flood Risk Engineer, specialising in the management of surface water and the identification and mitigation of flood risk.  Brett has undertaken over 100 studies for clients across Australia for Natural Resource Management groups including Terrain NRM, Reef Catchments, Catchment Solutions, NQ Dry Tropics, Greening Australia, Fitzroy Basin Association and SEQ Catchments and resource companies including Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Glencore, Incitec Pivot and Peabody Energy.

Brett’s experience and skillset includes: determining design requirements for waterway diversions, culverts, levees, fishways and rock chutes; assessment of existing flood mitigation structures to determine fitness for purpose; management of operational risks to mines; management of surface water runoff; mine closure planning, particularly final void management; geomorphic assessments of waterways for pile field design; and dam failure assessment.