The Team

The Directors

Tony Dunnings

Director

Tony, a founding member of Dunnings Consulting Engineers, has over 24 years of industry experience across engineering and project management in Australia, the UK and Germany and acquired his skills at top tier consultancies such as Arup, Diagnostech, TTW, Robert Bird Group, and Ardill Payne & Partners.

Tony prides himself on his ability to effectively deliver high quality design solutions, maintain focus on meeting project deadlines and understanding client needs.

Tony has specialist experience in high rise construction, commercial, heritage and building remediation.

Don Le-Huu

Technical Director

Don is a Technical Director at Dunnings Consulting Engineers and is an experienced structural engineer with more than 30 years in consulting practices, including 15 years as a Senior Associate or Principal.

Don has been responsible for a number of significant projects in a wide range of buildings including commercial, high-rise residential, prestige residences, hotels, institutional, schools, retail, parking complexes and industrial projects. He has been responsible for design projects including large-scale developments valued in excess of $150 million, many with demanding technical requirements.

Don has proven experience in developing all projects from conception to completion, ensuring the efficient and systematic running of design projects by control of the design team of Engineers, Draftsmen, supporting staff and external consultants.

Kyle Catt

Associate Director

With over ten years industry experience, Kyle has been involved in the structural design, construction phase services and project management for major projects in New South Wales including retail, health, education and residential projects of steel, concrete, masonry and timber construction.

Through his growth from a graduate to a highly respected Design Engineer at Robert Bird Group, he has developed exceptional technical skills and gained specialist knowledge in niche fields such as vibration analysis and moment-resisting sway frames. Since joining Dunnings Consulting Engineer as a Senior Engineer in 2014, he has continued to develop project management skills with a strong focus on client relationships and meeting their expectations and deliverables.

Volkan Guner

Associate Director

Volkan has been involved in the structural design and construction of minor and major projects across Australia within the education, health, aged-care, retail, industrial and residential sectors. Volkan enjoys producing highly efficient structures using complex Finite Element Analysis, whilst ensuring that client expectations are exceeded. Volkan has specialist experience in education, high end residential and retail.

Since joining Dunnings Consulting Engineers in 2014 Volkan has continued to develop his exception technical skills while always striving to grow his knowledge and share that knowledge with his peers. 

The Team

We have created a true team culture that has been hugely rewarding both internally and externally. Experiences are shared, problems are solved, and success is celebrated together. Our clients are just as important to our culture as our staff, and we invest time in getting to know each other.

Exciting and unusual projects are actively sought after to challenge and engage our team. Younger staff are also mentored by Senior staff and empowered to take responsibility, which in turn allows us to strengthen and give back to the profession.

We push the boundaries with technology and have an internal task force of enthusiasts who actively seek out the latest advances on the IT frontier.