Judges

Tarcisio Celestino

Tarcisio
Celestino
Brazil

Tarcisio Celestino

Brazil

526

Keith Bannerman

Keith
Bannerman
Australia

Keith Bannerman

Australia

Immediate Past Chair (ITAym), Senior Associate (Bamser)

Keith Bannerman is an enthusiastic tunneller who never misses an opportunity to get his boots dirty. During his day job, Keith is significantly involved in the planning, development and delivery of tunnelling mega projects across the Sydney area.

He has recently moved to the role of Immediate Past Chair of the ITAym at the ITA, after holding the Chair position through 2018-2020.

Keith is a passionate supporter of the next generation of tunnellers and enjoys encouraging students and other young engineers to consider careers in the dynamic and highly rewarding underground industry.

1389

Michael Belenkiy

Michael
Belenkiy
Russian Federation

Michael Belenkiy

Russian Federation

 

  • Tunneling  engineer from 1976
  • Construction business
  • Deputy General Director «Mosmetrostroy»
534

Nick Chittenden

Nick
Chittenden
United Arab Emirates

Nick Chittenden

United Arab Emirates

MSc, MBA, BEng

Nick is a mining engineer with 30 years’ experience in the global underground construction industry. He qualified as a Mining Engineer from Cardiff University before taking an MBA with the Open University and then an MSc in Tunnelling at the Polytechnico Torino.He is a specialist in the rock support technologies of sprayed concrete, injection and waterproofing.
He is the current chair of the International Tunnelling Association’s (ITA) ITATech committee and an EFNARC Sprayed Concrete Nozzleman Trainer and Assessor.

For the past 12 years Nick has been employed by Master Builders Construction Chemicals Group in Dubai as Regional Manager for Underground Construction, Middle East and Africa.

1235

Hangseok Choi

Hangseok
Choi
South Korea

Hangseok Choi

South Korea

1390

Arnold Dix

Arnold
Dix
Australia

Arnold Dix

Australia

1064

Soren Eskesen

Soren
Eskesen
Denmark

Soren Eskesen

Denmark

516

Brian Fulcher

Brian
Fulcher
United States of America

Brian Fulcher

United States of America

1238

Robert Goodfellow

Robert
Goodfellow
United States of America

Robert Goodfellow

United States of America

Robert Goodfellow is the President of Aldea Services Inc.

He has almost 30 years of experience in the tunneling industry and he currently serves as Chair of the Executive Committee for the American Underground Construction Association (UCA of SME).
Mr. Goodfellow is widely published, co-authoring books and industry guidelines on subjects as diverse as risk management and concrete lining design, in addition to a host of technical papers.

He writes a regular column as “The Insider” for North American Tunneling Journal.

1391

Zhu Hehua

Zhu
Hehua
China

Zhu Hehua

China

Prof. Hehua Zhu is now the Distinguished Professor in Geotechnical Engineering of Tongji University, China.
He is the chair of Joint Technical Committee 2 under FedIGS (2017-present) and vice president of Committee of Tunnel and Underground Engineering of CCES.
He created an International Journal “Underground Space”.
His research interests are in Rock Failure Mechanics and Numerical Methods in Geo-engineering, Infrastructure Smart Service System(iS3) Construction, Fire Disaster Prevention and Reduction for Underground Space.

He was awarded with Humboldt Research Prize in 2015 and the T.H.H. medal at ICCES’13 in 2013.

1240

Martin Knights

Martin
Knights
United Kingdom

Martin Knights

United Kingdom

532

Éric Leca

Éric
Leca
France

Éric Leca

France

1392

RIck Lovat

RIck
Lovat
Canada

RIck Lovat

Canada

1393

Jairo Pascoal

Jairo
Pascoal
Brazil

Jairo Pascoal

Brazil

1395

Suresh Sharma

Suresh
Sharma
India

Suresh Sharma

India

1394

Tris Thomas

Tris
Thomas
United Kingdom

Tris Thomas

United Kingdom

878

Maximilian Wietek

Maximilian
Wietek
Switzerland

Maximilian Wietek

Switzerland

1241

Jenny Yan

Jenny
Yan
China

Jenny Yan

China

523