Eric Mead

Eric Mead, P.E., PMP

Senior Waste Engineer

As a Senior Waste Engineer in HDR’s Australia practice, Eric works on a variety of waste related projects including transfer stations, recycling facilities, and landfills.  He has extensive expertise with integrated waste management systems including siting, permitting, design, construction and operations gained from engagements throughout Australia and the United States. 

Eric is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and licensed professional engineer in the United States with 28 years of waste industry experience. Half of Eric’s career has been with the private sector including positions as a facility operator, general manager, site and regional engineer, as well as construction manager. 

Eric is passionate about helping clients find “MOM” at their facilities, which stands for Maximising the quantity of permitted airspace; Optimising the use of the permitted airspace through effective waste placement/density; and minimising system costs through innovative designs.