Gus Merten

Gus Merten - Mechanical & Sustainability Project Engineer

  • Office: Brisbane
  • E:
  • P: +61 7 3811 4520
  • M: +61 (0)466 311 623
  • Mechanical Sustainability

Gus has more than 25 years experience in the building services engineering field, beginning his career in facilities management as an engineer in 1988 with the former Free State Health in South Africa. His career path diversified into the consulting field in 1999 and in early 2008, Gus relocated to Australia and joined WGE in Brisbane. Gus currently fulfills the role of a Mechanical and Sustainability Project Engineer.

Outside of work

Apart from spending time with his family, Gus enjoys flying radio controlled aircraft in his spare time.

What will you bring to a project

My experience in the facilities management field allows me to bring a practical approach to the design process with a real life understanding of design solution implications.


  • B.Eng (Mech) – University of Stellenbosch – South Africa

Industry accreditations / bodies

  • Member, Institute of Engineers Australia (MIEAust: 3148051)
  • NABERS Accredited Assessor
  • BERS Pro 4.2 accredited assessor

Previous projects

Eaton’s Hill Hotel

This $30 million project consisted of a hotel complex containing trendy bars and dining facilities and conference venue, accompanied by an adjacent liquor barn.

Westmark, 22-36 Railway Terrace Milton (Residential Units)

The project comprises 243 one, two and three bedroom apartments over two towers, 850 sqm. retail and 291 basement carparks.. WGE have been commissioned to provide the Environmentally Sustainable Design DA Report, NCC Energy Efficiency Deemed-to-Satisfy Assessment and Energy Efficiency Modelling Under NatHERS (BERS PRO).