Sam is a Senior Dams Engineer based at SMEC in Melbourne. Since starting at SMEC, Sam has been involved in a variety of dams involved in all stages of dams projects including investigations, concept and detailed design, construction supervision, project management, risk assessments and ongoing surveillance and monitoring. Sam undertook a secondment with the Dams and Headworks team at Melbourne Water. During his time at Melbourne Water Sam gained an appreciation of dam’s asset management from the perspective of a dam owner. Sam has been the Victorian ANCOLD YP Representative since 2021 and presented a paper at the 2022 ANCOLD Conference.