Dale is a Civil Engineer with thirty nine years experience in the rail, engineering and mining industries. Dale was the General Manager Rail for WorleyParsons after WorleyParsons acquired the business of TMG International in July 2006, for which Dale founded the former companies in 1985. Over the last 23 years he has worked in the railway industry in various technical and management roles as the head of a railway signalling and control systems company, and as the head of his own company, specialising in railway engineering and in development of railway operational planning and asset management software.
He has been involved in tendering and contracting railway projects in the UK, Asia, South Africa, India and USA.
Prior to the TMG WorleyParsons merger, Dale was the Group Managing Director of TMG International Holdings Pty Ltd and was responsible for the management of the Group’s business and for the development and implementation of the Group’s strategy and management of its strategic alliances and business links.
Dale has provided advice on all aspects of the planning, management, operations, and maintenance of rail infrastructure and rolling stock to owners and operators in all parts of Australia and internationally, and has acted as an expert witness in a number of major international rail disputes. He was also responsible for development of TMG’s technology products and services.
He was a Board Member of the Rail Cooperative Research Centre, and University of South Australia’s Institute for Sustainable Systems and Technologies, and is currently a Board Member of the Australian Railway Industry Corporation, and a Member of the RTAA Management Committee.
Early in his career, Dale held senior positions in and managed multi-disciplinary projects for major companies including Ericcson Signal Systems, Dravo Corporation, Australian Consolidated Industries, and CRA (Minenco).