Ramon is a Chartered Professional Engineer with 30 years of experience in civil engineering, primarily in the areas of river engineering/ flood management and geotechnical engineering. That’s mainly been in Aotearoa but includes working in Australia, Indonesia and the UK. He is a member of Engineering New Zealand and the Rivers Group and is a member of the NZ Society on Large Dams (NZSOLD) management committee.
His experience encompasses both broader management approaches/ strategy development for river systems as well as the technical and practical/ operational aspects. That encompasses modelling (physical scale and computational) and gravel / sediment transport to the design and construction of stopbanks, training structures, weirs/ drop structures and spillways. Ramon is also an experienced assessor of irrigation and detention dams.