Aaron commenced his career at KLM Spatial in 2006. During his time at KLM Spatial Aaron has successfully expanded and managed the Town Planning Department and established and led the Building Design Department. In 2018 Aaron was elevated to the position of Executive Director. Aaron is a member of the Planning Institute of Australia and AICD and holds qualifications in Social Science and Law. As the Managing Director, Aaron’s pursuit of perfection for clients and the well being of staff is paramount importance. Aaron is a strong leader and has built deep relationships with a range of developers and stakeholders throughout his time at KLM Spatial. He remains actively involved in clients projects given his broad knowledge. Aaron is actively involved in the business community particularly in the south east of Melbourne.
Executive Director and Survey Manager
Damien has been working at KLM Spatial since 2005 and has been Director since 2018. Obtaining Registration as a Licensed Surveyor in 2008 and awarded J.G Gillespie Gold Medal, Damien has demonstrated academic excellence, Professional Achievement, Innovation, Leadership and Community Spirit. As a Licensed Surveyor, he has thorough working knowledge of all relevant legislation and governmental regulations and procedures acquired through his involvement in all facets of the subdivision process across a broad spectrum of projects. Having a passion for technology, Damien is actively involved in KLM Spatial vision of being a digital leader in Land Development.
Executive Director and Engineering Manager
Ryan has over 20 years’ experience in the co-ordination of design, approvals and construction phase of multi-disciplinary projects in the engineering and urban development industry. Ryan holds qualifications in Civil Engineering (BEng) and Business Administration (BBus). He is accredited with CPEng, is a member of AICD, and a contributor to the Association of Land Development Engineers (ALDE). Since joining KLMS in 2016, Ryan has taken on the roles of Engineering Manager and Director of KLM Spatial. He is responsible for overseeing a large and diverse team of civil designers, construction administration and project engineering professionals. Ryan remains hands-on in the delivery of projects and strategic advice to clients. His passion for collaboration and continual improvement is reflected in his leadership style and the organisational values of KLM Spatial.
Town Planning Manager
Nick joined KLM Spatial in 2019, and quickly stepped into the role as the Town Planning Manager. Nick has extensive expertise in the planning profession within Victoria both in the public and private sectors and brings a pragmatic, solutions-based approach to his projects. Nick’s strength is his ability to identify value add opportunities to projects. He is a team player; an important skill set within a multi-disciplinary firm. Nick believes in providing a holistic planning approach to all projects, from inception to completion, no matter the project scale.
Building Design Manager
Kirstin is the Manager of the Building Design team at KLM Spatial. Kirstin has over 30 years experience in the building sector and is a registered Building Practitioner. Kirstin has gained considerable knowledge of design, building regulation and construction methodology. Kirstin is highly regarded for her leadership skills and ability to problem solve in a clear and articulate manner. She is a strong collaborator who can bring together ideas, innovations and technical solutions to provide strong outcomes for her clients and stakeholders.
Gabriela (Gabbi) is a qualified accountant and Certified Public Accountant (Associate CPA). Gabbi has led the finance team at KLM Spatial since 2018 and brings with her over 15 years experience in the financial sector. Gabbi manages KLM Spatial’s day to day finances and is instrumental in the financial planning of KLM Spatial and a trusted advisor to the KLM Spatial Board.
Team Leader Civil Construction
Wayne has over 30 years construction and management experience within the land development, road construction and re-construction industry. Wayne has an excellent understanding of subdivisions construction through his leadership and management of road infrastructure and associated civils, major Melbourne Water wetland and drainage scheme construction. Wayne has past experience as a site foreman and works manager on Greenfields project as well as in Design/Construct contracts for VicRoads. He has considerable construction experience and is able to guide a project to ensure compliance with VicRoads, Melbourne Water, South East Water, Council and other Authority requirements. Wayne has also acquired skills in quality control to meet industry standards.
Team Leader Project Engineering
Roger brings over 30 years experience in his role as the Project Engineering Team Leader. Roger is a highly experienced engineer, having worked in land development for many years. Roger is experienced with all State and local authority requirements relating to civil infrastructure and has particular expertise in relation to industrial/commercial development. Roger has forged relationships with a number of key personnel in the industry which is invaluable to the approval and delivery phases of projects.
Yok Lan Wong
Team Leader Civil Design
Yok Lan (Yok) has over 45 years civil engineering design experience within the land development sector. Yok has an excellent understanding of design requirements and efficiencies to ensure not only compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements but also to ensure an efficient construction methodology. Yok is the leading design engineer at KLM Spatial oversees all significant design inputs particularly larger multi stage subdivisions which requires collaboration with other teams and departments with KLM Spatial.
Senior Project Consultant
Katelyn’s skill base is demonstrated by the diverse range of project experience include strategic planning, statutory planning, environmental effects statement, infrastructure development, appraisal of development options, property development feasibility and due diligence, planning advisory and stakeholder engagement. Katelyn’s strength is her ability to effectively and proactively manage projects with innovative solutions to problems. This is further strengthened by Katelyn’s knowledge of planning systems in all states and her ability to undertake projects on a national basis. Katelyn is particularly interested in partnering with clients to achieve their goals.
Senior Project Consultant
Louise has 20 years’ experience in the planning profession in urban and regional Victoria, with emphasis upon complex growth area developments. Louise excels in the coordination and delivery of significant land development projects. Louise has an extensive background in the project management of multi-disciplinary teams needed to deliver and negotiate complex project outcomes. Louise is also experienced in the preparation of Planning Schemes, Municipal Strategic Statements and Urban Design Frameworks. Louise has a particular interest in partnering with clients to realise their land use potential. Louise has a sound understanding of the delivery process and the complexities in land development.