Meet the Team

Working for BAAM

BAAM Consulting is committed to seeking out and retaining the finest talent to ensure top business growth and performance. We are committed to our company values and expect our team to adopt them in their work too. Excellence is our intention and we seek to achieve the best outcomes through outstanding performance. The dedication and commitment of our team allows us to strive for this.

BAAM Consulting employs a team of highly qualified industry experts. Our employees have a passion for the BAAM brand and business.

Grahame Vile - Director & CEO

 

Position: Director & CEO

Mobile:     0428 497 161
 
Grahame is the Director & CEO of BAAM Consulting, having first joined the team in November 2002.
 
Grahame is a pragmatic remedial consultant with expertise in concrete durability and condition assessment of structures and has over 15 years experience in residential strata buildings, condition assessment, specifications, tender and contract administration. 
He is also considered an Expert Witness in Home Building Act warranty claims.  Prior to joining BAAM, Grahame held the position of senior engineer for approximately 5 years at Strata Engineering Solutions.

Grahame earned his BE(Civil), from the University of Technology, Sydney and his Master of Engineering Studies, from the University of Sydney.  His final year paper was focused on Concrete durability deterioration causes, assessment and remediation.

He has been an invited speaker for various industry bodies including Concrete Institute of Australia, Australasian Corrosion Association, Australasian Concrete Repair Association, and Cement & Concrete Services, on various topics including concrete repair specifications, processes of concrete deterioration, and forensic investigations.

Additionally, Grahame also holds the current position of Treasurer, NSW Branch for Australasian Corrosion Association (ACA NSW), having served on the committee since 2005 including roles of President and Vice President, and is a current committee member of the Durability Task Group 1 for the Concrete Institute of Australia.

He has also judged for the commercial division of the Newcastle MBA Awards in 2012 and 2013, and for the ACRA bi-annual awards in 2014.

Anthony Duchatel - Senior Remedial Engineer

 

Position: Senior Remedial Engineer

Mobile:     0439 497 788
 
Anthony's experience is predominantly in water services and heritage structure asset management with Sydney Water. With over 30 years engineering experience, his areas of expertise include investigation and project initiation, reporting and scoping, litigation support in residential, commercial and infrastructure sectors, tender and contract administration and project execution.

Prior to joining BAAM, Anthony held various engineering and management positions at Sydney Water from 1984 to 2009.

Anthony earned his BE(Civil) from the University of NSW, and his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Deakin University.

Mark Dorrough - Building Consultant

 

Position: Building Consultant

Mobile:     0411 326 675
 
Mark has 30 years experience ranging from residential cottages to large residential projects with top tier contractors. He has extensive project management, business management and supervisory experience, as well as experience in liaising with sub-contractors, architects, Councils and private certifiers.

His years of hands on experience has made him a valuable member of the team with his eye for detail and knowledge of the construction phase complying with all relevant Building Codes and Australian Standards.

His ability to communicate with all levels of site staff and recognising the contractual relationships involved are an asset when providing periodic attendance and site investigation coordination services.

Prior to joining BAAM, Mark was a Director of his own building company for 10 years and was a self-employed subcontractor for 11 years prior to that.  More recently was employed as project manager for two high rise residential projects of 168 and 291 Units respectively, coordinating up to 150 personnel on site.

Mark has held his Builder’s License since 1999.

Dougal Kennedy - Building Consultant

 

Position: Building Consultant

Mobile:     0400 441 925
 
Dougal has had more than 30 years experience in the remedial building sector, commencing in 1981.  During this time he has experienced all facets of projects in this industry, from site application, to project management and estimating, to operations manager and consulting.
 
Dougal earned his Building Certificate from Ultimo Tafe in 1988, his Bachelor of Building from the UTS in 1993 and was awarded the Advanced Diploma of Management from University of New England in 2011.

Dougal’s training was under one of the figures of the industry, Theo Taylor, and as a result is very experienced in solving and designing waterproofing repairs in a practical and effective manner.  He began as a cadet with T.A. Taylor in 1981.

Dougal was a self-employed remedial consultant from 1994 for almost 8 years, before re-joining with Taylor’s Building Solutions until December 2012.

He joined the BAAM team in Jan 2013, and has continued to build on his excellent reputation as a remedial and waterproofing consultant to BAAM’s existing and new clients.

Dougal became an Associate Member of The Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia (IAMA) in 2013, and completed their Expert Witness shortcourse in the second half of the year.  He was awarded a Batchelor of Building from UTS in 1993, and an Advanced Diploma of Management from UNE in 2011.

Phil Duchatel - Remedial Engineer

 

Position: Remedial Engineer

Mobile:     0481 946 889
 
Phil’s experience is predominantly in construction, asset management and water and waste water infrastructure maintenance.

With over 25 years experience, his areas of expertise includes investigation, reporting, with Quality, OHS, Environmental management and Contract administration through to completion of the project.

Prior to joining BAAM, Phil held contract and construction management positions at Sydney Water and Australian Water Technologies from 1987 to 1999.

He then moved into contract delivery management positions for a number of corporations in their services and asset rehabilitation business units including Tyco, and Water Infrastructure Group.

Phil earned his BE(Civil) from the University of NSW.

Daniel Corbett - Remedial Project Manager

 

Position: Remedial Project Manager

Mobile:     0490 890 971
 

Dan’s experience since 2005 has been predominantly in remedial project management. Dan has extensive experience in the structural remedial industry through working with building facades and marine structures over the past 10 years. 

His skills include coordination of stakeholders within projects to cultivate productive working relationships and build strategic partnerships through focusing on quality service delivery. He also has experience in monitoring expenditure and the potential for scope creep on contracts, and knows when to seek expert advice when necessary to avoid budget overruns.

Prior to joining BAAM, Dan acquired a Diploma in Project Management, Certificate III in Concreting, Waterproofing and Surface Coal Mining Operations. 

He is currently undertaking a Certificate IV in Building and Construction while working with BAAM.