SLR provides environmental, scientific and engineering design services to government and private clients across the transportation, water and waste management, and government/public work sectors. 

We support assessment and operational phases, develop conceptual and detailed designs and bid documents, and provide construction inspection for infrastructure projects involving:

  • Highways, Bridges and Culverts
  • Multi-Modal Corridors & Signal Systems
  • Busways
  • Railways and Transit Systems
  • Shipping and Ports
  • Waste Management and Recycling
  • Water and Sewerage Facilities
  • Energy Generation and Transmission
  • Communications Networks
  • Healthcare Facilities, Universities, and Civic Buildings
  • Defence Facilities
  • Airports

SLR’s expertise and capabilities assist clients in relation to:

  • Design monitoring and management
  • Environmental assessment
  • Resiliency studies and asset protection
  • Planning and regulatory approvals
  • Site optimization and route selection
  • Final design and bid documents
  • Utility coordination and design
  • Right-of-Way coordination
  • Stakeholder engagement and public outreach
  • Construction phase engineering and inspection

A selection of clients across SLR’s global Infrastructure business sector includes:

  • BAM Construction
  • Eskom
  • National Grid (UK)
  • State Departments of Transportation
  • Transit agencies
  • SITA Suez
  • Veolia Environmental Services
  • Public Works Government Services Canada
  • Oregon Department of Transport
  • Sydney Airport Corporation Limited
  • Qantas
  • BC Ministry of Transportation
  • TransLink
  • Municipalities
  • Redevelopment agencies
  • Utilities

Infrastructure Design & Engineering

SLR’s industry experienced technical experts provide design and engineering support to infrastructure and environmental systems during process changes and capital improvement projects. Our services include:

  • Project Development Support: we work closely with our clients to design energy, waste and water projects that take into account a whole-of-life cycle approach. Maintenance and operational characteristics are optimised along with the capital costs.
  • Feasibility Studies: SLR works with clients to assure that considered process changes are feasible with respect to near term and long term environmental permitting requirements.
  • Wastewater Engineering: SLR provides support in the design, construct, and operation of process wastewater systems and system upgrades.
  • Civil Engineering, Pollution Control and Architecture Evaluation: SLR provides technical support in the physical expansion or decommissioning of facilities which includes review and selection of pollution control technologies and equipment.
  • Experienced team with diverse experience with a wide range of industries including petroleum refining, oil exploration, environmental contracting, energy, forest products, chemicals, processing contracting and general manufacturing as well as former environmental regulators.
  • Matching Project Objectives with Business Objectives: SLR assures that clients’ business drivers and objectives such as such as cash flow management and critical production times are integrated into the project strategy to minimize adverse impact to facility operations.
  • Full Life-Cycle Services: SLR provides support from initial planning of capital improvement projects through design and construct.
  • Transportation Engineering: SLR conducts planning and corridor studies; performs alternatives assessments; develops final design and bid documents; and provides construction inspection for highways, bridges, signal systems, multi-modal corridors and pedestrian facilities. Our team navigates state and federal requirements to deliver sustainable transportation solutions that are sensitive to each client’s needs and every community’s expectations.

Our team

  • Alban Forster Infrastructure Sector Leader - Europe
    Alban Forster

    Alban has 30 years professional experience in the field of commercial, technical and environmental due diligence, across the waste and energy sectors. His specialist areas include; business planning and market analysis, strategy development and policy review strategic plan development, procurement support and operational service reviews. He has worked on transactional due diligence studies for banks; assessing the feasibility of numerous infrastructure assets, biomass and waste to energy schemes, business viability and environmental risk.

  • Alex Campbell Infrastructure Sector Leader – Asia-Pacific
    Alex Campbell

    Alex's experience in the Infrastructure sector includes some of the largest projects underway in Australia, working for a range of government and private-sector clients. Alex has led multi-disciplinary projects and is the Project Director on many of SLR’s major Infrastructure projects in APAC, being ultimately responsible for delivery and client satisfaction. Alex is a Chartered Professional Engineer and an active member of Engineers Australia and the Australian Acoustic Society.

  • Briony Croft Infrastructure Sector Leader - Canada
    Briony Croft

    Dr. Croft has over fifteen years of experience encompassing design, project management, acoustic consulting and collaborative research with industry.  With a PhD in railway contact mechanics and rail corrugation development, she is an internationally recognized expert in rail acoustics. Other areas of interest include underwater noise impact assessment, prediction of underwater noise propagation and impacts of blasting and construction on marine fauna.

  • Anthony Ciriello Jr Infrastructure Sector Leader - US
    Anthony Ciriello Jr

    With more than 25 years of experience, Anthony effectively integrates planning, engineering and environmental science for repeated success on public transportation, utility and defense projects.  He draws upon niche strengths from across the firm’s technical disciplines to achieve constant growth in project type, size, and complexity, and for continued geographic expansion.  With SLR at the forefront of climate change and resiliency planning, he seeks to provide clients with sustainable and cost-effective design solutions communities will embrace.

  • Matthew Hemming Infrastructure Sector Leader - Africa
    Matthew Hemming

    Matthew is the Infrastructure Sector Lead in Africa and has over 14 years’ experience as an Environmental Assessment Practitioner. He is well versed in the permitting and compliance requirements of southern African environmental legislation and has managed assessments and licensing applications, including environmental authorisation, water use, waste management and air quality licenses, for a wide range of projects. His experience spans projects across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas and industrial sectors.


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Julian Hought Director UK Process Industries Sector
Julian Hought

Julian  is a chartered engineer with over 28 years’ experience in the chemical industry. He has an established track record covering research and management of engineering and regulatory compliance functions on high hazard manufacturing sites. Much of his experience spans safety in design, construction, commissioning, operation, maintenance, modification and decommissioning of process plant within the chemicals, pharmaceuticals, oil & gas, energy and general manufacturing industries.

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Roy Schiff Principal Water Resource Engineer
Roy Schiff

Roy is a Water Resource Scientist and Engineer whose practice focuses on hydrology, hydraulics, sediment transport, floodplains, channel restoration, and transportation resilience. He has been involved in several research projects across Vermont and the region, evaluating the economic impacts of living in floodplains, drafting best engineering practices to reduce future flood risks, improving protocols for habitat assessment, and creating guidelines for channel restoration. Roy was drawn to this industry because of an early and continued love of fishing and being by the river, and in his role he most values the opportunity to help communities in tough situations solve problems.