Rob Sansbury

Email address

+61 7 3811 4546

(0)448 009 499

Infrastructure Section Manager, Principal

Office: Brisbane


Rob is a civil engineer with more than 23 years of experience in infrastructure development and commercial/property projects. He has been involved in numerous leisure resort developments, hotels, hospitals and office buildings incorporating wet services and firewater reticulation. Previous significant projects include civil works on Land 121, the Sunshine Coast University Hospital and Gold Coast University Hospital and PUP relocations on the Gold Coast Rapid Transit projects, wet services for hotels in Kigali and Gisenyi (Rwanda), design of civil and wet service elements for the Golden Horse Casino (Pietermaritzburg), the New Ocean View Hotel and Fairmont Hotel/Resort (Zimbali), bulk services design and construction of the Riverhorse Valley Business estate.
Prior to joining Wood & Grieve Engineers Rob was a Technical Director at Aurecon Australia (within the Land Infrastructure team) at the Brisbane Office. His duties included negotiating with local and statutory authorities; monitoring and collaborating with associated professionals; and managing and supervising design and then construction activities.

What will you bring to a project

As an avid golfer I am always striving for improvement whilst respecting and enjoying my surrounding environment and peers. This same dedicated focus, passion and respect is what I bring to delivering all projects for my clients.

Outside work

Outside work, Rob thrives on enjoying time with his wife Susan and daughters Heater and Rebecca as well as his three dogs, horse, goose and 15 chickens.


  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • NQF 7 – Labour Intensive Construction Techniques

Industry accreditations / bodies

  • Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland
  • Chartered Professional Engineer
  • FIEAust – Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia
  • ECSA – Engineering Council of South Africa
  • SAICE – South African Institute of Civil Engineering
  • SACPCMP – South African Council for Project & Construction Management Professions

Previous projects

,• Sunshine Coast University Hospital

  • Gold Coast University Hospital – New regional hospital in Parklands Avenue, Southport, including all civil infrastructure with special focus on bulk earthworks and stormwater management within the greater precinct
  • Gold Coast Rapid Transit – Early works corridor preparation including design of all necessary utility relocations


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