About Us

MAL Engineers are committed to providing value engineering services to ensure we deliver the following on each project:

  • Efficient and Practical Solutions – where construction costs are minimised without compromising quality and safety.
  • Value for Money – low company overheads means clients are paying reduced fees for high-quality engineering services.
  • Trusted Team – project personnel are maintained from inception to completion, as we understand retained project knowledge is essential for smooth project delivery.
  • Director involvement in every project to ensure value engineering, quality and client expectations are exceeded.
  • Innovative engineering – each project is optimised to project-specific requirements, no “cookie-cutter” designs.
  • Client-focused – the majority of our clients are repeat clients. Our goal is to build long-lasting relationships with all of our clients by providing a high level of service that exceeds the client’s expectations.

MAL Engineers delivers these value engineering services through a collaborative approach with clients, project stakeholders and the community to ensure the project outcomes for every project are of a high standard.

Our Team

Michael Lancini

BEng (Hons) Structural/Civil, RPEQ, CPEng

Director | Principal Engineer

Michael is a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) with experience in the civil and structural engineering industry. His experience spans marine infrastructure, new and existing bridge structures, building structures, subdivisions, pavements, water infrastructure and condition assessments of existing buildings and bridges.

Michael has worked on a broad range of structural engineering projects throughout Australia, which has allowed him to build a strong foundation in technical design for a wide range of disciplines.

Michael’s capabilities include project management, options analysis, preliminary and detailed design and documentation, condition assessments and load rating assessments.

Amanda Lancini

BEng (Hons) Structural/Civil

Project Manager | Engineer

Amanda is a civil engineer/project manager with experience in all facets of project management from inception through to the construction phase. Amanda has completed works for a variety of clients including, Councils, DATSIP, architects and government departments (health, education). Her role during these projects included Superintendent’s Representative, Client-side Project Manager, Programmer, and Civil Engineer working on geotechnical site investigations, Options Analysis/Business Cases, NDRRA submissions and asset management.

Along with project management experience, Amanda has held project roles where she was required to work closely with project stakeholders (including traditional owners) to co-design programs and develop monitoring and evaluation frameworks.

Luke La Spina

BEng (Hons) Structural/Civil


Luke is a junior Civil / Structural engineer with two years experience in the private sector. In this time, Luke has been involved in the design and documentation of projects in the fields of bridge design, commercial, residential and industrial building design, pavement design, stormwater and civil infrastructure design.

He has experience with on-site construction inspections for quality assurance during the construction phase.

Luke is being trained as a ‘technical engineer’, with a range of projects in all facets of structural and civil engineering.

Brett Langtree

BEng (Hons) Civil

Principal Engineer

Brett is a Chartered Civil engineer and RPEQ with more than 22 years of experience in practical and efficient project management, services master planning, civil engineering and design documentation, contract administration and construction management experience.

For the majority of his career, Brett has been in the Urban Development and Infrastructure sectors, directly involved in the engineering, design and documentation of highways, rural road design, stormwater drainage, water and wastewater management, services, road-marking, signage and NDRRA / DFRA works programs. He’s directly involved in all Civil projects as our Principal Civil engineer.

Andrew Maddocks

BEng (Hons) Structural/Civil

Principal Engineer –  Consultant

Andrew is a Chartered Structural / Civil engineer with 40 years experience in a range of areas, including civil and structural design, geotechnical, project management and construction administration for projects throughout Australia and PNG.

Andrew has significant experience in the design and construction of HDPE geomembrane and geosynthetic liners for in-ground storage applications. 

He has owned and operated a specialist civil business for 30 years, and previously a NATA Registered soils lab.

MAL Engineers strive to be a trusted partner to our clients, providing tailored and transient services on each and every project.