Andrew Burbridge

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BEng, CEng

Andrew Burbridge is a Chartered Engineer and a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (UK). He is registered with the Queensland Board of Professional Engineers (Australia).

During his career Andrew has worked on the design and construction supervision of infrastructure projects in the United Kingdom, southern Africa, Hong Kong, Bahrain and Australia.

He is currently Principal Engineer (Road Engineering Standards) with the Queensland Government Department of Transport and Main Roads, with a very strong emphasis in roadside hazard management and safety barriers.


“Developing a Methodology for Cost-Optimal Selection of Road Safety Barriers”


Professor Andry Rakotonirainy, Associate Supervisor

2006-present Department of Transport & Main Roads, Queensland – Principal Engineer
2005-2006 Brown Consulting, Queensland – Project Engineer
2004-2005 Caboolture Shire Council, Queensland – Development Engineer
2001-2004 GIBB, Bahrain – Senior Resident Engineer
2000-2001 Du-Van Developers, Swaziland – Projects Engineer
1998-2000 Black & Veatch, Africa – Infrastructure Engineer
1996-1997 Airport Authority, Hong Kong – Design Engineer
1995-1996 Black & Veatch, Hong Kong – Engineer
1994 Burrow-Binnie (Black & Veatch), Swaziland – Design Engineer
1990-1994 GIBB, Botswana & Swaziland – Infrastructure Engineer
1988-1990 Babtie Shaw & Morton, United Kingdom – Assistant Engineer


Registration with Board of Professional Engineers Queensland (RPEQ)

Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE)


Innovation Award winner at Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads Engineering Technology Forum, 2016, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Best Paper by a Road Safety Practitioner at Australasian Road Safety Research Policing Education Conference, 2010, Canberra, ACT, Australia