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About Us

We are a multi-disciplinary engineering, advisory and project delivery firm with over 40 years of history delivering dynamic projects.

OVERVIEW

We partner with our clients to provide turnkey, design-led solutions for projects that require a unique approach.

iEDM support Governments and large organisations across Australia with an integrated service offering across all phases of the project. We specialise in projects that are important and dynamic - fast paced, complex stakeholder groups and executed within the public realm.

With our skilled multi-disciplinary team, we work across sectors including sports, tourism, major events, entertainment, hotels and urban infrastructure.

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OUR PEOPLE

Our team consists of engineers, project managers, designers, operations managers, construction managers, quantity surveyors, sustainability experts, risk and safety professionals and site personnel.

iEDM people are technically excellent, adaptable, creative and resilient. We all share a passion to deliver exceptional outcomes for each and every experience.

With proven experience, skills and resources, iEDM provide clients with targeted advice and valuable, holistic management services.

Our approach is “integrated by design”.

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CULTURE

We aim to create value for our partners – our Clients, our Contractors, our People and their Families.

iEDM has a reputation for driving complex projects, through design, development and delivery. We are proud of our history of transforming our clients’ visions into reality.

Our success in managing these fast-paced and dynamic projects, is underpinned by a belief that developing long term, mutual-value producing relationships makes our projects more rewarding and delivers greater outcomes.

Our People deliver projects with energy, enthusiasm, creativity, professionalism, respect, resilience and adaptability. As a team, they are encouraging, supportive and driven by a common desire for success whilst embracing constant innovation and improvement.

We foster a culture of delivery, achieved alongside our core values of collaboration, sustainability, innovation, transparency and shared experiences. Our people thrive in dynamic environments and they share a passion to deliver exceptional outcomes.

LEADERSHIP TEAM

John Howe

Founding Partner

iEDM was founded by John Howe, an engineering professional with history of delivering outcomes for clients across a range of sectors, from large high-rise buildings to entertainment precincts, major events and tourism products.

John Howe

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Founding Partner

iEDM was founded by John Howe, an engineering professional with history of delivering outcomes for clients across a range of sectors, from large high-rise buildings to entertainment precincts, major events and tourism products.

Projects such as Expo ’88 Brisbane, Gold Coast Convention Centre, Hualien Ocean Park, Gold Coast Indy and Circle on Cavil.

John’s previous business of approximately 100 engineers and designers, Weathered Howe, was involved in projects across South East Queensland and Asia. John is a leading expert in motorsport circuit engineering design in Australia and mentors our technical engineering team.  

John also sits on the Board of ASX listed Axiom Properties and the Advisory Board of Education Gold Coast and Griffith University.

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Mark Skaife

Director of Motorsport

Mark is a six-time Bathurst 1000 winner and a five-time V8 Supercar Champion.

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Director of Motorsport

Mark is a six-time Bathurst 1000 winner and a five-time V8 Supercar Champion.

Since retirement in 2008, Mark has acted as iEDM’s lead circuit designer on various projects such as the Sydney Olympic Park street circuit, Newcastle Street Circuit, Pukekohe Park Raceway and the Brisbane Auto Mall test facility.

Mark also plays a key leadership group in the executive team of iEDM and is the Chairman of the Motorsport Australia Track Safety Committee.

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Liam Howe

Managing Director

Liam has 20 year’s experience in a range of varying projects across sports, events and infrastructure.

Liam Howe

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Managing Director

Liam has 20 year’s experience in a range of varying projects across sports, events and infrastructure.

He holds expertise across scheduling, estimating, design management, contract management and construction management as well as providing clients with strategic project advisory.

Liam was the architect of iEDM’s project quality and safety systems. He also designed our bespoke in-house project management and risk management software.

Liam is involved in the ideation phase of projects, he understands how to translate this phase into clearly defined project outcomes and then create the frameworks and milestones to achieve these outcomes.

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Tom Prest

Director

Tom is a versatile professional engineer driven to lead high-performing teams to deliver major projects.

Tom Prest

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Director

Tom is a versatile professional engineer driven to lead high-performing teams to deliver major projects.

With experience across transport, urban infrastructure, sports infrastructure and major event overlay projects, Tom is an inspiring project leader. His technical strengths are in design management, motorsport engineering, procurement, financial control and Government reporting.

Tom has been iEDM’s Project Director for iconic projects such as the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and the Albert Park FORMULA 1 ™ Circuit Modifications.

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Josh Ryan

Risk & Sustainability Manager

Josh leads iEDM’s Risk and Sustainability advisory services.

Josh Ryan

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Risk & Sustainability Manager

Josh leads iEDM’s Risk and Sustainability advisory services.

With broad professional experience across multiple sectors and extensive formal qualifications in environmental management, engineering, disaster risk and sustainable development, Josh brings a unique skillset to the Company and Clients. Through detailed assessment of Client position and values, Josh has the ability to strategically optimise performance in line with organisational objectives by adopting a risk-based approach.

Josh has contributed as a project manager for many of iEDM’s projects, such as the Sydney 500, Gold Coast 600 and acting as the Lead Project Manager for the $40M Newcastle CBD Renewal project in 2017. He also plays important roles in key strategic projects such as Supercars Australia's Return to Racing Covid-19 Response and the development of iEDM's SafeEvent Risk Management platform.

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Michael Gardner

Engineering & Construction Manager

Michael has over 15 years experience in the design and construction management of various civil and overlay projects.

Michael Gardner

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Engineering & Construction Manager

Michael has over 15 years experience in the design and construction management of various civil and overlay projects.

Michael provides technical leadership to our teams in projects across the country. He has built invaluable expertise in the design and construction of specialised pavements for racetracks and he is an expert at delivering construction projects within live environments and in the public realm.

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VALUES

collaboration

innovation

shared experiences

sustainability

transparency

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The team at iEDM are the best in the events engineering business. They are easy, enjoyable to work with and the ultimate professionals. When it comes to event execution, iEDM are methodical and precise across every element and when delivering world class events like the AUS-X Open Melbourne at Marvel Stadium, we only work with and trust the very best

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Are you a driven professional who enjoys fast paced, dynamic projects?

If so, we would love to hear from you. Send us a note with your experience and CV and let’s see where it takes us!

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