LONG SERVING MEMBERS

At GBA Consulting Engineers, we pride ourselves on offering a challenging, social and balanced career opportunity for our team. We know our work would not be possible without our dedicated, professional and collaborative staff.


This month, we're introducing you to eight members who have been with us for over a decade. We thank you all for your commitment to GBA Consulting Engineers, and all the communities we serve.


Noel Mansfield, Administration (Barcaldine)


Year joined GBA

January 1991

What you enjoy most about your role or time with GBA?

Being able to perform a number of roles from finance, costing, administration. Involved with aviation fuel systems & refuelling, the GBA motor vehicle fleet maintenance, quotes & housing.

A favourite GBA memory

The people I have worked with and for.

Tanya Balderson, Administration (Barcaldine)


Year joined GBA

January 2006

What you enjoy most about your role or time with GBA?

I have worked in several roles since working at GBA and have enjoyed the experience of getting to know and work in different sections. It gives you an understanding of what is involved.

A favourite GBA memory

Too many to list, have worked with some fantastic people who I have still have contact with even after they have left GBA.

Jason Burger, Building Surveyor/ Consultant & Senior Associate (Barcaldine)


Year joined GBA

​May 2006

What you enjoy most about your role or time with GBA?

Regional lifestyle; challenging with remote locations & the people you meet.

A favourite GBA memory

All social events as we are one big happy family and have lots of laughs.

Deon Bronkhorst, Senior Designer & Associate (Barcaldine)


Year joined GBA

October 2006

What you enjoy most about your role or time with GBA?

The people. We have a great group that works well together.






Vicki Lawrence, Administration (Barcaldine)


Year joined GBA

January 2007

What you enjoy most about your role or time with GBA?

I am constantly learning something new and I work with really great people.

A favourite GBA memory

I was invited to GBA's End of Year breakup the month before I started.

Mike Donald, Partner (Emerald)


Year joined GBA

March 2005

What you enjoy most about your role or time with GBA?

​Being able to combine field work with office work and flying to far out places like the Gulf of Carpenteria.

A favourite GBA memory

​Landing at Mornington Island

Jason Ricks, Partner (Barcaldine)


Year joined GBA

January 2012










Stuart Bourne, Partner (Barcaldine)


Year joined GBA

January 2007










Thank you all for your continued dedication to improving the lives of those in rural and regional communities across outback Queensland.


If you'd like to find out more about joining our collaborative, passionate and diverse team of professionals, head to our Careers page.