International Tunnelling Association
Mr Gomes has more than 25 years’ international experience in the planning, design and construction of tunnels and underground infrastructure. He has worked on major projects across Europe, Asia and the Americas providing consultancy across all stages of projects, from feasibility studies through to detailed design and construction. His experience span over a widespread array of underground infrastructure projects, including Metro, Railway, Roads, Utility, Mining and Hydro Power projects, for which he provides senior advisor to clients and contractors on technical, forensic and contractual matters.
Mr Gomes has also been an Adjunct professor for Tunnelling at the University of Chile and published more than 50 technical papers and articles, being also involved in worldwide workshops and training activities for engineers. Currently, Mr Gomes holds the position of Chief Technical Principal Tunnels and Underground at SMEC in Sydney, also serving as Vice President of the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA-AITES).
Presentation Title: Sustainable Urban Planning of Underground Space: International Best Practice