Our People

MPN has a flat flexible structure which allows for decisions to be made in a timely manner.

We ensure that every member of our team develops the MPN set of values by living and working with the MPN four pillars of success. This support and encouragement is the reason we have such a committed team and why most of our staff have remained with us since they first started in the industry.

George Perl
Bsc, BE(Hons), MEngSc, MIEAust, CPEng, NER(Struct)

George has over 30 years experience in the design and construction industry.  He has worked on projects throughout Australia and internationally including New Zealand, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, North Africa, the Middle East and The Netherlands.

George is hands on and active on all his projects and enjoys involvement in the design stage from concept through to construction documentation as well as in the construction planning and site works. Alternatively he is just as content advising clients or staff and assessing the viability of projects or construction detail.

This broad experience in various construction sectors and markets has formed the basis of successfully assisting clients achieve the best outcomes for their projects.

Viktor Mateffy
BE(Hons), MEngSc, MIE(Aust), CPEng, NER

Viktor has over 29 years experience in the building design and construction industry as a structural civil engineer at MPN Group.

Responsible for the co-management of the company, and is otherwise full-time active in structural designs of new and old structures, ranging from preliminary alternative schemes right through to detail construction documentation, for commercial and residential properties.

Viktor’s greatest interest in buildings focuses on renovation, renewal and re-purposing existing and heritage buildings for new uses and / or loading conditions, including related repairs and strengthening works for such re-cycling of valuable infrastructure.

In addition he oversees maintenance of office design and documentation standards, and professional contact with organisations such as Consult Australia, ACSE (NSW), and Civil Engineering Foundation (Sydney University).

Michael Sara
BE(Hons), MIEAust, CPEng, NER

Michael has over 27 years experience in the design and construction industry. His responsibilities include management of major projects and preparing concept and detail design documentation of a diverse project portfolio. Michael’s expertise is in prestress concrete design, structural steel design and finding solutions to structurally complex and challenging projects.

Catherine Taylor        
BE(Hons), MIEAust

Catherine is a structural engineering specialist with over 20 years of experience in the profession. She has worked in most Australian states, Britain and New Zealand, ensuring her designs conform to the local standards.   She has an extensive background in large projects, including substantial onsite experience, to inform her conceptual and detailed solutions for structures to meet the projects’ challenges and achieve the client’s desired outcomes.

Michael Hill

Michael has over 23 years experience in the design and construction industry. Michael’s responsibilities include managing major projects and preparing concept and detail design documentation of a diverse project portfolio. His extensive site construction experience has assisted clients maximise their projects’ buildability and speed of construction.

Paul Bezkorovainy
BE(Hons), MIEAust

Paul has over 15 years experience in the design and construction industry, managing projects and preparing detail design documentation of a diverse project portfolio.  Paul is very client focussed and enjoys working on large projects together with diverse teams to devise the best solution for the project.

Philip Jones

Philip has quickly established himself within the construction industry, achieving early goals in a prospering career. In five years at MPN he has become an integral part of the company liaising with clients and managing projects. Philip specialises in designing commercial steel and post-tensioned concrete structures, along with conducting inspections. Philip’s projects have taken him to the ACT, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia.

Adrian Brunker

Adrian has delivered detailed design documentation and undertaken a significant amount of site inspections; with experience in the retail, commercial, industrial and residential sectors.  Adrian has an appreciation and understanding for the issues encountered by architects, builders and contractors during construction that allows him to identify potential construction issues early in the design, helping to optimise buildability, increase the speed of construction and mitigate hidden costs for the client

Nick Ni
BEng(Structural), MEng(Structural), MIEAust

Nick has both Chinese and Australian engineering qualifications, with more than 10 years experience in the design and construction industry. He specialises in structural dynamic analysis, reinforced concrete, and post-tensioned concrete and structural steel detail design. His responsibilities include preparing concept and detail design documentation of a diverse project portfolio.