Michael Palmer

COO – Building Durability

Michael Palmer is Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Building Durability group of companies comprising Building Durability Pty Ltd, TA Taylor (Aust) Pty Ltd and Research & Applied Technologies Pty Ltd. He has been working within the Group since 1998 and has been involved in projects on structures all over Australia and internationally.

Michael’s area of expertise is in concrete spalling investigation, in waterproofing diagnostics and rectification, in structural facade maintenance and repairs and in historic building conservation.

Projects & Clients:

  • Consultancy in exploratory works:
    • Major projects for the Council of the City of Sydney
    • Investigation of water leaks to commercial high-rise structures in Sydney and Brisbane CBD
    • Building Facade Audits in Sydney for clients including NSW Government, Sydney Water and Valad Property Group   
  •  Waterproofing Consultancy Services:
    • Consultancy for major commercial building companies and clients including The Council of The City of Sydney; owners corporations and property managers including Knight Frank, CBRE, Jones Lang and LaSalle 

Professional/Technical Qualifications:

  • B.Const (PM) – Bachelor of Construction Project Management  (UTS)
  • B.Bus (Mgt) - Bachelor of Business Management (CSU)
  • Chartered Builder – Full Builders Licence
  • M.A.I.M - Member of Australian Institute of Management
  • M.A.I.B - Student member of Australian Institute of Building
  • Member of Australian Standards Committee for External Waterproofing Membranes
  • Justice of the Peace
  • Green Star accredited
  • Ticketed for industrial rope access, working at heights and confined space entry