Our People

Steve Chu

The Public Project Advocate

Steve is the professional you want on your team – especially when delivering public projects that need to consider not just responsible use of taxpayer funds, but also the usability of a project by the public.

Steve’s experience spans the full spectrum of critical public projects including Defence, water infrastructure, oil and gas, road, rail, health, law and order, education and commercial/industrial buildings.

His good-nature and receptiveness assures that both clients and colleagues alike, are fully supported, helping them to achieve their goals. His flexibility and responsiveness to clients’ needs is equally matched with his high standards of professionalism. As a senior team member, Steve is known to be generous in sharing his professional knowledge to support more junior team members.

Skilled in all aspects of quantity surveying, Steve has carved out his expertise over nearly three decades. As a qualified Senior Quantity Surveyor, Steve is an expert in the areas of estimating, cost planning, budgeting, forecasting and tender analysis, amongst others.

  • Cost Management
  • Estimating
  • Value Management
  • Cost Planning and Control
  • Procurement Strategy
  • Change Control
  • Water
  • Education
  • Defence
  • Marine
  • Rail
  • Roads
  • Residential, Industrial & Commercial Construction
Steve Chu

Delivering human value

QS driven by ESG factors for enhanced social outcomes

  • Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme
  • Adelaide Coastal Waters
  • Cape Jervis and Penneshaw berthing structures

Reviewing project requirements and highlighting costs to meet project objectives

  • Flinders Ports
  • Anxious Bay boat ramp
  • O’Suivans beach jetty
  • Flinders Ports Wharf upgrades

Delivering value-for-money for South Australians

  • SA Water Desalination Plant
  • SA Water Estimating (all classes)
  • DIT Roads (various)
  • SA Water Asset Valuations
  • SA Water Cost Intelligence wastewater outputs

Guiding clients to the optimal outcomes of each project

  • BHP OD Closure projects combined
  • Port Germain jetty refurbishment
  • Lincoln cove marina
  • Princes highway intersections