Mahen Perera

With over 30 years’ experience in the design and supervision of building services projects,

Mahen joined Waterman as Associate Director in 2020.

Prior to this he was the Industry Director, Buildings Group with Kellogg Brown Root (KBR). As one of a small number of engineers who are qualified in both fire protection and fire engineering, Mahen has generated quality, cost effective performance-based engineering solutions for many projects where prescriptive building regulations have not been appropriate for the project.

Mahen’s experience in business development adds tremendous value in his approach to team management, especially developing and maintaining client relationships as well as identifying opportunities for growth.

His extensive experience ranges from high-rise commercial buildings, educational facilities, data facilities, residential buildings, aviation facilities, hospitals, shopping centres, institutional facilities, road and rail tunnels, industrial and marine projects and sewerage treatment facilities.

Qualifications & Affiliations
Graduate Diploma in Building Fire Safety and Risk Engineering, Victoria University of Technology, 1993
Bachelor of Engineering (Building), Victoria University of Technology, 1986
Member, Institution of Engineers Australia
Member, Australian Institute of Builders
Member, Institute of Fire Safety
Registered Professional Engineer

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