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BEC Office

Built Environment Collective (BEC) is comprised of diligent passionate consultants who utilise their professional expertise to facilitate optimal Client outcomes. BEC maintains a rigorous approach to Continual Professional Development (CPD). In addition to the commitment required by the relevant institutes and councils, CPD targets are mandated as part each staff member’s employment contract.

We challenge mediocrity and strive towards Client relationships and project team associations where a collective approach is championed in recognition of enhanced outcomes.

John Tuxworth
Managing Director

John is an energetic ‘hands-on’ design and project management professional who looks for and identifies solutions. He has more than 23-years of international experience and understands how to provide quality construction solutions, and how to lead projects to successful conclusion. An RPEQ engineer, and licenced Project Manager, John contributes across all service offerings. John’s tertiary education started at QUT’s School of Civil Engineering. Following graduation from QUT’s school of Civil Engineering, John spent several years abroad working for Maunsell (AECOM) in Indonesia, Waterman Partnership in London, and Michael Punch and Partners in Dublin. John’s interest in becoming a multi-discipline building professional saw him undertake architectural studies at the University of Westminster in London, and he has also undertaken MBA studies through Latrobe University. John is one of the few structural/civil specialists to be accredited as a Green Star Professional.

Rhys Kilpatrick
Practice Associate

Rhys is a strong project engineer boasting a degree from QUT’s School of Civil Engineering, over 9 years’ experience, & the ability to work across the disciplines of structures, civil and hydraulics. He works closely with our junior staff, mentoring them in design and assisting them with document preparation. Rhys appreciates the importance of communication in delivering a successful project and actively promotes strong relationships between clients and colleagues. Rhys has been with BEC since inception, and his strong design, coordination, and technical problem-solving skills have seen him take on the lead project engineer role on multiple international and award-winning projects.

Sean Quilty
Practice Associate

Sean is a driven and organised senior civil designer at BEC. He is highly efficient in his work, with strong interpersonal skills particularly in teamwork, communication and leadership. Sean holds a Bachelor of Engineering Technology from Griffith University and is currently completing his Master of Engineering Practice at the University of Southern Queensland. He is also an excellent mentor to our junior staff. Sean’s expertise has resulted in the successful delivery of multiple projects in Australia and overseas.

Chandler Tuxworth
Practice Associate

Chandler completed his Bachelor of Business & Journalism at QUT, and now provides business management, tendering, and contract administration support to BEC. With strong communication, as well as team and project management skills, Chandler has supported and led numerous BEC projects and project teams. Chandler values stakeholder management, and champions a ‘no surprise’ culture when leading a team or project - ensuring works are delivered on time, & to the brief.

Daniel Adler
Design Manager

Dan is a dynamic and motivated professional with a proven record of building relationships and managing projects from concept to completion. He is skilled in building cross-functional teams, demonstrating exceptional communication skills, and making critical decisions during challenges. Dan is also an adaptable leader with an ability to work independently, creating effective presentations and developing opportunities that further establish organisational goals. He has worked on diverse & complex projects and continues to demonstrate his skills and talents at BEC to help the team achieve the best results in terms of project outcomes & client relationships.

Xavier Delattre
State Manager VIC/SA/TAS

Xavier is BEC’s State Manager in VIC, SA & TAS. Based in Melbourne, Xavier, leads our multi-disciplined engineering & project management consultancy services in the southern states of Australia. Xavier is an NPER registered senior structural engineer, with principal experience in bridge structures & Fibre Reinforced Concrete (FRC). Xavier also has USA experience, aligning with BEC’s market entry over there, & has an exemplary record as a senior manager & strategic thinker.

Ellis Wilson
Senior Engineer - Electrical

Ellis is a highly experienced Project Manager and multi-discipline building services engineer, currently Discipline Lead in Electrical, IT Security and Auxiliary Services Engineering. Ellis has a proven track record of hands on design and management experience in the Australia, Europe, Africa, Middle and Far East, and Asia Pacific. His experience covers a range of sectors including education, healthcare, commercial, historical, railway, street lighting, highways and tunnels services. His involvement in projects spans feasibility studies, design and specifications, design audits and technical reviews, right through to installation. Ellis’ specialist knowledge includes data centres and switch sites, and all areas of standby power systems, resilience, parallel redundancy, single points of failure, and standby generation.

Zac Lemon
Civil Engineer

Zac is an enthusiastic, driven and proactive civil engineer with a proven track record in delivering civil projects with autonomy. He possesses leadership skills and finds innovative and practical solutions to challenging situations. Zac also has exceptional communication skills with the ability to establish effective & meaningful rapport with Clients. Zac is continuously dedicated to developing a clear understanding of clients’ goals and always looks for opportunities to further develop our operations.