Kristy Chandler


BEng (Hons), BCom

Kristy is an environmental engineer with a background in hydrology and hydraulic modelling. She has over thirteen years’ experience undertaking a range of broad-scale and highly detailed water studies, and liaising with stakeholders to prepare plans and strategies. Kristy started her career as a development officer with the Department of Agriculture Western Australia specialising in engineering options for rural water management. She has since spent a number of years working in the UK on a range of flood risk, environmental impact assessment and water management studies for both the government and private sector. She has specialist knowledge and expertise in urban and rural flood risk and drainage, hydrological assessment, 1D and 2D hydraulic modelling, flood emergency planning, water management plans, and dryland salinity management.

As well as her technical expertise, Kristy has extensive experience in establishing and managing contracts and leading multi-disciplinary teams to successfully deliver a range of projects. Her mix of technical and management expertise allows her to follow a pragmatic approach to problem solving and delivery. Kristy has demonstrated ability to tailor the delivery and management approach to suit the individual needs of a contract. Kristy is a member of the Institution of Engineers Australia.

Kristy can be contacted at