Mike Prior

Mike Prior - Civil Section Manager, Principal

  • Office: Brisbane
  • E: michael.prior@wge.com.au
  • P: +61 7 3811 4507
  • M: +61 (0)427 900 427
  • Civil

Mike joined the Albany office of WGE in May 2002 as a Civil Engineer. Mike became a Civil Project Engineer in 2004and a Principal of WGE in 2007. Mike moved to Brisbane in 2009 and became the Section Manager of the office’s new civil section.

Outside of work

In a former life, Mike managed a scuba diving company and continues to feed this passion with trips to remote locations in the world. With a young family in tow, Mike enjoys camping and attending live sporting events.

What will you bring to a project

My enthusiasm to engage with a client on all aspects of a project ensures that their vision becomes a viable reality. With the ability to offer a broad range of project experiences, I have the skill set to enable significant project cost savings and timeframe reductions even before the commencement of detailed design. My approach is team orientated to aligned stakeholders to the project’s ultimate goal.


  • BEng (Hons)
  • BSc

Industry accreditations / bodies

  • Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ: 10606)
  • Certified Practicing Engineer (CPEng: 3814050)

Previous projects

Pacific View Estate (Gold Coast)

A proposed residential estate being masterplanned to provide a unique balance between urban living and ecological design. More information can be found at: http://www.pacificviewestate.com.au/

Sanctuary Residential Estate

A 400 lot residential estate for Peet Ltd in Albany designed and built over 11 stages. More information can be found at: http://www.peet.com.au/residential/peet-communities/western-australia/sanctuary

RAAF Base Darwin

Flood Mitigation Strategy – Investigation and modelling of various flood mitigation options across the Base.

Bluff Knoll Carpark and Facilities

The construction of a new carpark, lookout structures, raised walkways and facilities in this highly sensitive area of the Stirling Range National Park.