OVER 
550 YEARS
EXPERIENCE

over

550 years

experience

NEW SOUTH WALES

80 years

victoria

150 years

queensland

320 years

28

countries’ experience

We are a dedicated team of professionals with a relentless pursuit to improve fire safety for the world we live in.

We relish challenging the norms, hunting for knowledge, applying our smarts, adopting innovative methods and improving how we deliver the best outcomes.

Everything we do is underpinned by what we stand for – from our ethical and moral responsibilities, to the legacy we leave for our families, our communities and the environment.

Executive Chairman

Peter Glodic

Peter is the Co-Founder and now Executive Chairman of Omnii Consulting Fire Engineers and has over 28 years’ experience in the Building and Construction, Fire Protection and Fire Safety industries.

As Executive Chairman, Peter has responsibility for Board leadership, ensuring all parties are adhering to the mission statement, review of compliance issues, provision of guidance on market issues impacting the company, and to ensure ethical business practices are in place.

ON JANUARY 2ND, 2005, OMNII STARTED ITS JOURNEY IN MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA. FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS, MY FELLOW CO-FOUNDER MARCELLO ARBACI AND I SET OUT TO PROVIDE A UNIQUE SERVICE OFFERING TO THE BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY. THAT IS, TRUE CONSULTING ENGINEERS, SPECIALISING IN FIRE SAFETY ENGINEERING AND FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES DESIGN. SINCE THAT DAY, WE HAVE GROWN TO BE THE LARGEST SPECIALIST FIRE ENGINEERING AND FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES CONSULTING PRACTICE IN AUSTRALIA.

DIRECTOR

Marcello Arbaci

Marcello is a Director of Omnii based in Omnii’s Victorian office and has over 20 years’ experience. He has responsibility for all the technical aspects of Omnii and contributes to the management and marketing of the business.

He assists building owners and designers to deliver safe and reliable buildings in a cost-effective manner via the implementation of the Performance Based Building Code in generating Alternate Solutions for fire and life safety systems.

THE OMNII JOURNEY HAS BEEN PUNCTUATED BY RAPID GROWTH, INNOVATION AND LASTING RELATIONSHIPS. BUT THE TRULY EXCITING PIECE, IS THAT WE ARE ONLY JUST GETTING STARTED.

CEO

Richard Austin

Richard is CEO of Omnii, and a highly accomplished expert in management and business development. With a background in digital innovation and a customer-centric approach, he has a strong track record of substantial success in driving market growth and delivering results across diverse sectors, including Professional Services, Supply Chain, Insurance, Tourism, Travel, and Media.

As a seasoned specialist in change management, Richard’s expertise in digital innovation and his top-tier knowledge have earned him a reputation as a strong leader with transferrable skills. He possesses an impressive history of instilling a shared vision for success while optimising performance, aiding organisations in reaching their goals and aspirations.

Richard’s academic achievements are equally impressive, with an MBA from the University of South Australia and coursework in Business Studies at Harvard Business School. Presently, he is pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security and Data Analytics at Griffith University.

DIRECTOR

Denise Huckel

Denise is Director of Finance and Head of Corporate Services at Omnii, having 30 years experience in Finance and Accounting and holding formal qualifications in both Accounting and Business Coaching.

Having worked at Omnii since company inception, Denise has witnessed company growth firsthand and the resultant demand for a highly professional Corporate Services Department. She understands how the interaction of the technical team and the services teams influence our client outcomes. Denise ensures Omnii maintains exemplary internal service standards and smooth operation of the day-to-day running of Finance, People and Culture, Contract Administration and Business Support Services.

National Fire Protection Services Lead

Aaron Harris

Aaron is responsible for all facets of Fire Protection Services nationally.

Aaron has over 14 years’ experience in engineering design, project management and construction management in multiple industries across all stages in the project lifecycle. He has extensive expertise across a range of engineering and management activities related to the concept selection, design, review, commissioning, auditing and upgrade of fire protection systems.

National Fire Engineering Lead

DR Klementina Gerova

Dr Klementina Gerova, Omnii

Klementina is responsible for all facets of Fire Engineering nationally.

She is a Chartered Engineer (UK) and active member of the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) and Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE). Klementina’s key strengths are  her ability to engage and collaborate, quality of thinking and integrity. She leads industry standards and methodologies, and delivers practical, high value solutions to clients.

Strategic Partnership Manager

Alexandra Ceccato

Alexandra Ceccato, Omnii

Alexandra is based at our Brisbane office and brings an extensive technical background to Omnii’s partnerships and business development strategies.

Alexandra has project experience of various sizes and markets, ranging from office fit-outs to residential apartments, aged care facilities and high-rise hotels, She has diverse technical experience and has utilised computational fire dynamics, and occupant evacuation modelling.

National Discipline Lead

REGINA MORAN​

Regina is the Fire Services discipline leader at our Melbourne office.

Regina has over 20 years’ experience in the design and delivery of fire suppression systems over a range of projects. These have included food production, distribution and storage, temperature-controlled areas, power-generation facilities, water and wastewater plants, high-rise residential developments, commercial buildings, education, and healthcare facilities.

Senior Associate

Scott Young

Scott is based at our Melbourne office and brings over 25 years’ experience.

His valued experience includes consultancy across a wide range of building types. His extensive technical capabilities enable him to undertake detailed structural analysis, heat transfer analysis and fire modelling.  Scott has published more than 20 papers in referred international conferences and journals, and co-authored text published by the Building Commission.

Associate

Gerard Foster

Gerard is an Associate at Omnii’s Melbourne office. 

Gerard specialises in all aspects of the design, documentation and commissioning of fire protection, particularly commercial developments, aviation, industrial and in health care. He has a thorough understanding of fire services design issues, including interpreting client requirements, building regulations, system concept development and detail design documentation.

Associate

GRAHAM TIMMS​

Graham is based in Omnii’s Brisbane office and has over 40 years’ experience.

Graham’s extensive experience has allowed him to develop innovative and cost-effective fire engineered Performance Solutions for building and infrastructure projects. Graham has also contributed to the development of fire engineering in Australia participating in the Warren Centre project (1989 – 1991) and Fire Code Reform Centre (1992 – 1996).

Associate (Special Hazards Team Lead)

Louis Wong

Louis is an Associate in Omnii’s Fire Protection Services Special Hazards Department.

He has more than 17 years of combined experience as a mechanical and fire risk engineer. Louis is experienced in engineering design for multi-disciplinary projects in the mining industries specifically in minerals processing – nickel, cobalt, copper, manganese, uranium; as well as the water and infrastructure industries.

Associate

Robert Dixon

Robert is in our Fire Engineering division based at Omnii’s Melbourne office.

He has over 9 years’ experience managing and delivering performance-based fire engineering projects within Australia and the UK across multiple sectors. His technical specialties include structural fire engineering, timber fire engineering and large commercial projects. Robert has presented papers at several fire engineering conferences.

Associate

Arthur Ting

Arthur Ting

Arthur is based in Omnii’s Brisbane office and has over 16 years’ experience.

He is a RPEQ Engineer and a Chartered Engineer (CPEng). With his vast project experience in Australia and in-depth knowledge of the building code, Arthur is able to provide accurate compliance advice to the design team and develop performance-based solutions to help bring design visions to fruition. Arthur’s key strengths include his strong analytical skills and innovative approach to design.

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