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					ANDREW JOHN SLATE
GENERAL MANAGER


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Date of Birth :                  25 September 1962
Nationality :                    British
Professional Background :        Geology
Specialization :                 Geotechnical / Engineering Geology, Groundwater, Minerals, Geophysics
Years Experience :               23years
Status :                         Married

Present Responsibility:          Management and coordination of all Gulf Laboratories’ technical and
                                 logistical operations in the fields of geotechnical, hydrological,
                                 geophysical mineral explorations and laboratory testing services.


Key Experience :

Water Resources                  Project development, management and execution of water exploration
                                 projects, including geophysical surveying, drilling, geological and hydrological
                                 analyses, well design, pumping tests and interpretative reports. Injection and
                                 infiltration tests for artificial recharge assessments.

Mineral Exploration              Project development, management and execution of mineral exploration
                                 projects, including geological mapping, drilling and sampling, volumetric and
                                 quality assessment and final interpretative reports.

Geotechnical / Eng. Geology Site investigation drilling and sampling, geological analyses and reporting.
                            Instrumentation installation. Impermeabilization of rock and soil by drilling and
                            grouting. Installation of micropiles, shear pins, etc. Cast in-situ piling, secant
                            pile walls, anchoring. Concrete investigations.

Geophysics                       Acquisition, processing, interpretation of borehole and surface geophysical
                                 data. Pile integrity testing.

Management                       Project development and management of multi-disciplinary geotechnical and
                                 water and mineral exploration projects. Preparation of commercial and
                                 technical tenders. Budgetting and business plan preparation and
                                 presentation. Development and implementation of company Quality System
                                 to ISO 9001:2000.

Training                         Preparation and presentation of a lecture course on basic geology and
                                 application of borehole geophysics for civil engineering projects.

Information Technology           Full working knowledge of MS Office Applications, Surfer, Primavera
                                 Suretrack.



Geographical Experience :

EUROPE: UK, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Germany.
WORLDWIDE : Sultanate of Oman, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain




Education and Qualifications :

2003            European Geologist (EurGeol)
2000           Chartered Geologist (CGeol)
1998           Fellow of the Geological Society (FGS)
1985           B.Sc. (Hons) GEOLOGY AND MINERALOGY, University of Aberdeen (Grade 2.1)

Career History :

1999 – Present Geotechnical Manager; Gulf Laboratories, Doha, Qatar.
1997 – 1999    Project / Contracts Manager / Geologist; Swissboring Overseas Corp. Ltd., Dubai, UAE.
1996           Consultant Geologist; Al Masaood Gulf Geophysical Services., Al Ain, UAE.
1993 – 1996    Geophysicist / Branch Office Manager; Hydrotechnica, Muscat / Salalah, Oman.
1991 – 1993    Geophysicist / Geologist; Simon-Diasol, Eischen, GD of Luxembourg.
1991           Geologist; Costain Foundation Engineering, Dubai, UAE and UK. (Freelance Geologist)
1990 – 1991    Geologist; Exploration Associates, Maidenhead, UK. (Freelance Geologist)
1990           Geologist; Fugro McClelland, Hemel Hempstead, UK. (Freelance Geologist)
1990           Geologist; Norwest Holst, Leeds, UK. (Freelance Geologist)
1989 – 1990    Geologist; Exploration Associates, Maidenhead, UK. (Freelance Geologist)
1988 – 1989    Geologist; Transmanche Link, Folkestone, UK. (Freelance Geologist)
1985 – 1987    Geologist; Exploration Logging (North Sea), Aberdeen, UK.


Selected Project Experience

      Project management and geotechnical reporting for various geotechnical investigations associated
       with various industrial plants and commercial developments - Qatar

      Ground Penetrating Radar surveys for cavity detection in limestone – Qatar and Bahrain.

      Installation of groundwater monitoring wells, sampling and laboratory testing associated with
       environmental impact assessments – Qatar

      Resistivity and electromagnetic surveying associated with contaminant plume mapping - Qatar

      Installation of micropiles through wall structures - Bukha Mosque, Musandam, Oman.

      Management of geophysical surveying (TDEM) for water well location. Well drilling, installation and
       well development, geological and hydrogeological interpretation and reporting – Dubai Emirate

      Drilling and installation of micropiles and shear pins as part of the ongoing restoration of a 300 year
       old castle at Fujairah, UAE. Trial nailing and consolidation grouting of highly fragile castle walls.

      Management and technical procedures for consolidation grouting of rock abutments - Wadi Basseirah
       Dam.

      Management of silica exploration drilling programme in mountainous region of Ras Al Khaimah
       Emirate.

      Silica exploration project. Geological mapping and subsequent exploratory drilling. Evaluation of
       resource quantity and quality and interpretative reporting – Fujairah Emirate

      Management of water well drilling and pumping tests for a biosaline agriculture research station.
       Geological and hydrogeological data evaluation and reporting – Dubai Emirate.

      Management of exploratory drilling project for mineral water resources - Sharjah Emirate.

      Hatta Dam Z6. Project management and technical procedures for large drilling and grouting
       programme to impermeabilize fractured rock below dam foundations and on rock abutments.

      Project management and technical input for multi-disciplinary Hydrological Study of Dubai Emirate.
       Project involved geophysical surveying, exploratory drilling, water well construction, pumping tests,
       infiltration tests, injection tests, leachate sampling and laboratory testing. Collection and presentation
       and analysis of all geological and hydrological data and reporting.
   Borehole geophysical logging, acquisition and interpretation for major groundwater development
    projects – Sultanate of Oman and Europe.
ABDULMAJEED K.P
DRILLING & GEOTECHNICAL SECTION MANAGER


Executive Summary

A professionally qualified engineering geologist with over 18 years experience in the on-and offshore Geological,
Geotechnical Engineering and Geophysical Investigation works within Middle East and Indian sub-Continent
Region. The last eight years spent in project management/supervision positions; responsible for technical and
commercial aspects of many prestigious and technically demanding civil / marine engineering projects carried out
in Qatar over this period of time.


Personal Details
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Date of Birth            : 01 June 1964
Nationality              : Indian
Years of Experience      : 18 years


Education and Qualification

1984    B.Sc. (Geology) – Calicut University, India
1986    M.Sc (Marine Geology) – Cochin University of Science and Technology, India
1998    Foundation Engineering short term course – Calicut University, India


Professional Experience

1989 to Present Drilling & Geotechnical Section Manager, Gulf Laboratories Company, Doha, Qatar

                    Involvement with the geotechnical aspects of numerous, near-shore / marine, dredging /
                    reclamation, heavy civils, infrastructure and hi-rise projects in Qatar. Coordinate, executes
                    and manage major geotechnical on-and offshore projects. Involved with project
                    management, supervision and report writing for assorted site / geological investigations,
                    geotechnical process contracts, geotechnical aspects of onshore, coastal, marine and
                    offshore projects for a broad client base.

                    Responsible for the technical and commercial aspects of a wide variety of projects including
                    interpretation of data and the writing of reports, writing of procedures and method statements
                    to industry standards, tendering, contract negotiation, client liaison. Routine site co-ordination
                    and site works management.

                    Assisting General Manager for implementing a QA system for the company systems and
                    operations. Liaison / interaction and contract negotiation and administration with Government
                    Agencies, Local and International Consultants and Contractors.

 1988 to 1989       Senior Laboratory Technician, UGA Air Base Material Testing Laboratory, State of Bahrain.

                    All physical and chemical testing of soil, aggregate, asphalt, concrete, cement and water
                    sampling as per ASTM and British Standard.

1987 to 1988       Analytical Chemist, Italab Private Limited, Bombay, India

                   Chemical Analyses of minerals, ores, alloys, refractories, metal residues and ashes.
WAEL MOHD SALAH
SENIOR GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEER


Date of Birth              :     January 1964
Nationality                :     Egyptian
Years Experience           :     16 years


Educational Qualification :

B.Sc. Civil Engineering - Alexandria University, Egypt, 1987

Experience :
2004 - Present                   Gulf Laboratories Co. - Qatar
                                 Senior Geotechnical Engineer

2000 - 2004                      Fugro Middle East BV - Dubai, UAE.
                                 Geotechnical Engineer

1998 - 2000                      Costain International, Foundation Engineering - Dubai, UAE.
                                 Geotechnical Engineer

1989 - 1998                      Vibro For Foundation - Alexandria, Egypt
                                 Piling Engineer / Geotechnical Engineer



Over 16 years experience in supervision of various geotechnical site investigation and piling projects in Egypt
and Middle East


Supervision of various ground investigations in the in the Middle East and Egypt, logging of cores and
samples, in-situ testing, including cone penetration testing (CPTs), permeability tests (packer test, pumping
well test, falling and rising head tests), pressuremeter tests and pile integrity tests. Preparation of laboratory
schedules, factual and engineering reports. Projects worked on have included residential and industrial
developments, recharge dams, multi-level interchanges, water and sewer pipelines, pumping stations,
dredging and reclamation schemes, onshore and nearshore (overwater).


Geotechnical Engineer on large land site investigation projects, including Dubai Tower and Barjeel Tower
projects in Doha 2004/2005. Qatar Gas II LNG Plant in Ras Laffan 2004. Doha Photography Museum 2004.
Sohar Refinery Project 2003/2004. Jummeirah Beach Residence, Dubai 2003. Wadi Safad & Showkah dams,
in Fujirah, State of U.A.E 2000. Dubai Festival City 2001 and 2002


Geotechnical Engineer supervising nearshore site investigations, including investigation for Single Point
Mooring (SPM) and pipeline system off Shuweihat, Abu Dhabi and LPG tanks in Ras Laffan, Qatar.


Co-ordination, supervising various site work, various type of piles, including; driven, bored and precast piles,
diaphragm wall, involved with engineering pile reports including; pile depth, pile design and test loads
(vertical, tension & horizontal), responsible for analysis pile load tests for the company sites, client and
consultants negotiation.
ABDUL RAHMAN
SENIOR GEOLOGIST
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Nationality              : Indian
Year of Birth            : 1963
Professional Background :    Geology
Years of Experience      : 16 years
Marital Status           :   Married
KEY EXPERIENCE:
Sixteen years working experience in site investigation (including off-shore and near-shore,
borehole logging, pile assessment and preparation of geo-technical reports. Geological and
Hydrogeological studies, Environmental Impact Assessment, Geological Mapping, Hydrogeological
and Geophysical surveys
Good working knowledge of MS WORD, EXCEL, GEODESY
EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL STATUS:
M.Sc (Marine Geology), Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kerala - 1986.
B.Sc (Geology) University of Calicut, Kerala – 1983.
Completed O‟level course in Computer Software conducted by Dept. of Electronics, New Delhi
1998
TRAININGS:
Training programme conducted for Young Earth Scientists by Dept. of Science and Technology,
New Delhi
Training on „Aerial Photo Interpretation and Remote Sensing Techniques in Geology and
Hydrogeology‟ – Geological Survey of India Training Institute, Hyderabad
Short course on „Micro Computer Applications‟ - Centre for Water Resources Development and
Management, Kerala, India
Training on „Techniques of Groundwater Exploration and Management‟ - Centre for Water
Resources Development and Management.
EMPLOYMENT RECORD:
Sept. 1997 to date           Geologist, Gulf Laboratories Co. Qatar
Sept. 1996 to Dec 1996       Field Geologist/Geotechnical Lab Technologist, Stratacan (Qatar
                             Limited)
1994 – 1997                  Junior Hydrogeologist, (Kerala Samuhya Jalasechana Samithi (Kerala
                             Community Irrigation Project, a Govt. of Kerala undertaking in
                             collaboration with Euroconsult and HBK of Netherlands)
1987 – 1994                  Junior Hydrogeologist, Kerala Groundwater Department
WORK EXPERIENCE:
Sept. 1997 to date           Geologist, Gulf Laboratories Co. Qatar
                             Co-ordination of the projects. Supervision of borehole drilling
                             operations and trial pitting. Responsible for carrying out in situ tests
                             such as electrical and thermal resistivity, hand vane, penetration
                             testing, pumping and permeability testing.
                             Geological logging of soil and core samples, preparation of
                             geotechnical borehole logs, preparation of geotechnical site
                             investigation reports, scheduling samples for laboratory tests.
Onsite pile assessment.      Assessment of pile bearing capacity / skin friction based on visual
                            identification of rock quality and reassessment of pile depths. Pile
                            Integrity testing works.
                            Major Projects Involved:
                            HQ Associates - On site Piling Assessment for „West Bay Complex‟,
                            Doha
                            Snamprogetti Spa. – Dukhan Gas Lift Project, Dukhan
                            Ishikawajima Harima – Japan - NGL Tank project, Mesaieed
                            LG – NODCO Refinery – Mesaieed
                            Hyundai – NGL4 Plant – Mesaieed
                            Mouchel Middle East – Various Road Projects, Doha
                            Stork Engineers – Dukhan Flare Upgrade Project – Dukhan
                            Barkonsult – New Community Services – Mesaieed
                            Hyder Consulting Middle East Ltd. –Various Road Projects
                            Petrofac International – Feed for Rag Utilisation Project – Mesaieed
                            Qatar Petroleum – New Bitumen Storage Tank – Mesaieed
                            Qatar Steel Company – New DRI Project – Mesaieed
                            Chevron Phillips – Q-CHEM 2 Project – Ras Laffan
                            Salman Island Project – Bahrain
                            Supervising, setting out, logging and preparation of borehole logs for
                            twenty five off-shore and near-shore bore holes for Great Lakes
                            Dredge & Dock Co.
Sept 1996 - Dec 1996        Field Geologist/Geotechnical Lab Technologist, Stratacan (Qatar
                            Limited)
                            Supervision of drilling activities, logging of drilling / coring operations,
                            soil and bedrock descriptions, preparation of geotechnical borehole
                            logs and reports and conducting permeability studies.
                            Laboratory testing of rock cores and soil samples, particle size
                            analyses, compaction tests, CBR, point load, field density etc.
1994 – 1997                 Junior Hydrogeologist, (Kerala Samuhya Jalasechana Samithi
                            (Kerala Community Irrigation Project, a Govt. of Kerala
                            undertaking in collaboration with Euroconsult and HBK of
                            Netherlands)
                            Interpretation of Aerial Photos and Satellite Imageries. Geological
                            mapping, detailed Hydrogeological surveys, Basin Studies, Water
                            Management and Environmental Impact Assessment.
                            Conducting and analysing of Pumping Tests and Permeability Tests,
                            Groundwater monitoring, Water Quality studies for drinking and
                            irrigation purposes.
                            Geophysical surveys for groundwater exploration using EM16, WADI
                            & Terrameter.
1987 – 1994                 Geological Assistant/Jr. Hydrogeologist, Kerala Groundwater
                            Dept
                            Experienced in detailed Geological and Hydrogeological mapping,
                            Hydrogeological and Geophysical surveys for groundwater
                            investigation, Pumping Tests, Preparation of lithologs and timelogs of
                            borehole drilling,   Groundwater monitoring and        preparation of
                            technical reports.
PUBLICATION:
Paper on „Estimation of Groundwater Draft in areas with high concentration of energised borewell‟s
presented in the National Seminar held at Trivandrum, Kerala.
Sananth M. Narayanan

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Date of Birth :                 15 May 1979
Nationality :                   Indian
Professional Background :       M Tech degree in Geotechnical Engineering
Years Experience :              4 years
Status :                        Married
Contact Address :               P.O. Box 4024, Doha, Qatar
E mail :                        Sanath.Maimpully@mannai.com.qa


Professional Experience

Organization           :        Gulf Laboratories Company. WLL
Designation            :        Geotechnical Engineer
Period                 :        January 2007 – Date
Exposure               :        Geotechnical logging, preparation of geotechnical investigation reports
                                including foundation recommendations.
Projects
                               Geotechnical Investigation for Qatar Shell Perl GTL Fire water Tank, Ras
                                Laffan
                               Geotechnical Investigation for Qatar Shell Perl GTL Effluent Treatment Plant,
                                Ras Laffan
                               Geotechnical Investigation for Qatar Shell Perl GTL Tankange Project, Ras
                                Laffan
                               Geotechnical Investigation for Atkins Primary Infrastructure Design, Qatar
                                Foundations



Organization           :        TCE Consulting Engineers Limited
Designation            :        Engineer (Civil)
Division               :        Nuclear Projects
Period                 :        February 2006 – January 2007
Exposure               :        Review of Geotechnical Reports, Design of concrete Retaining wall, Design of
                                reinforced earth wall, Gabion retaining wall design, Estimation of pile
                                capacities, execution of geotechnical work.
Projects
                               Design Consultancy Services for Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) at
                                IGCAR Kalpakkam.
                               Geotechnical Services for Engineering Hall 1 Extension at Naval Base,
                                Visakh.
                               Consultancy Services for Coal Berth Project at Trombay.
Organization           :       Fugro Geotech Ltd.
Designation            :       Geotechnical Engineer
Period                 :       March 2005- January 2006
Exposure               :       Land/ Marine Geotechnical Investigation, Field testing,
                               Preparation of reports.
Projects
                              Detailed Geotechnical Investigation for FRFCF site at IGCAR, Kalpakkam.
                              Geotechnical Investigation for G1 & G15 Gas Development Plant,
                               Amalapuram.


Organization           :       Geo Foundations & Structures Pvt Ltd.
Designation            :       Geotechnical Engineer
Period                 :       June 2003 to March 2005
Exposure               :       Land/ Marine Geotechnical Investigation, Field testing,
                               Laboratory testing, Preparation of reports, material testing.


Organization           :       Cera Chem Pvt Ltd.
Designation            :       Sales Engineer
Period                 :       December 2000 to May 2001
Responsibilities       :       promoting Company‟s products, Conducting technical seminars
                               & presentations, Business Development.



Education and Qualification

Master of Technology (M Tech) in Geotechnical Engineering
Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) in Civil Engineering,


IT Proficiency     Full working knowledge of MS Office Applications, AutoCAD,
DURGA PRASAD BASHYAL
GEOLOGIST


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Date of Birth            :       14 October 1968
Nationality              :       Nepali
Years Experience         :       10 years


Educational Qualification :

   Master‟s Degree in Rock Engineering from Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Grade „B‟,
    Average (80-90%), (NTNU, NORWAY)
   Master‟s Degree in Geology from Tribhuvan University, Nepal (First Division), (Engineering Geology)

Training :

   English Language Training conducted by Training & Development Unit, United Mission to Nepal.
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    9 Himalayas - Karakorum - Tibet Workshop, Kathmandu, Nepal. (1 April to 4 April 1994)
   Natural Disaster Reduction in Nepal : Experiences & Challenge, 6 October, 1997
   Second Nepal Geological Congress - Workshop Kathmandu, Nepal (11-13,1998)
   MS DOS, Lotus, Word Perfect, Windows 98-2000,Word, Excel, Promax, AutoCAD, Landmark, GIS etc.

Research Work :

   Engineering Geological and Geophysical Investigation at the Dam Site of the Khimti - I Hydropower
    Project Area. (M.Sc. Dissertation Work) Stress Dependent Permeability NTNU, M.Sc. Thesis
   District Environment Brief Dailekh, 2003 Nepal
   District Environment Brief Achham, 2003 Nepal

Membership :

Life Member of Nepal Geological Society since 1997

Professional Experience :

Gulf Laboratories Co., Doha - Geologist
(May 2004 to Present)

Project supervision, soil and rock core logging, lab scheduling and geotechnical report writing of various
geotechnical investigation works.

ITECO – CEMAT GEOTECH SERVICES (P) LTD. /Tri-Multiple College, Department of Geology,
Kathmandu, Nepal - Engineering Geologist / Assistant Lecturer
(Dec. 2003 to May 2004)

Supervision of Drilling, Geological and engineering geological mapping, Core logging, dynamic cone
penetration test, geotechnical investigation of rock and soil, general management of drill camps, supervision
of various types of laboratory testing on soil and aggregates for different types of civil engineering Bridge and
Road Projects.

Lecturing for B.Sc. first year and second year student, Petrology, Crystallography and Mineralogy, Structural
Geology, Engineering Geology etc.

ITECO – CEMAT GEOTECH SERVICES (P) LTD. - Kathmandu, Nepal - Engineering Geologist
(Aug. 2003 to Dec. 2003)

Supervision of Drilling and Packer tests, Geological and engineering geological mapping, Core logging,
recording of water pressure test, dynamic cone penetration test, geotechnical investigation of rock and soil,
general management of drill camps, supervision of various types of laboratory testing on soil and aggregates
for different types of civil engineering projects like hydropower, road and bridge etc.
ITECO – CEMAT GEOTECH SERVICES (P) LTD. - Kathmandu, Nepal - Engineering Geologist
(Aug. 2003 to Dec. 2003)

Supervision of Drilling and Packer tests, Geological and engineering geological mapping, Core logging,
recording of water pressure test, dynamic cone penetration test, geotechnical investigation of rock and soil,
general management of drill camps, supervision of various types of laboratory testing on soil and aggregates
for different types of civil engineering projects like hydropower, road and bridge etc.

 M.Sc. STUDENT IN NORAD SCHOLARSHIP (NORWAY)
(Aug. 2001 to Aug. 2003)

ITECO – CEMAT GEOTECH SERVICES (P) LTD., Kathmandu, Nepal (Main Contractor DSD Germany) -
Project Incharge (Site Manager)
(Dec. 2000 to Aug. 2001)

Mobilization and Demobilization of the Anchor drilling and grouting Project, Side Management, Report Writing,
Supervision of Drilling and Packer tests, Core logging, recording of packer test results, anchor load test,
Overall maintenance of the equipment.

NORPLAN AS (Melamchi Drinking Water Scheme Project) - Engineering Geologist
(Sept. 2000 to Dec. 2000)

Supervision of Drilling and Packer tests, Geological and engineering geological mapping, Core logging,
recording of water pressure test, dynamic cone penetration test, geotechnical investigation of rock and soil,
general management of drill camps, supervision of various types of laboratory testing on soil and aggregates
for different types of civil engineering projects like hydropower, road and bridge etc.

Civil Construction Consortium - Engineering Geologist
(Nov. 1996 to May 2000)

[Civil Construction Consortium, a consortium between Statkraft Anlegg AS (Norway) & Himal Hydro & General
Construction Ltd. (Nepal), is a Civil and Engineering Contractor for Khimti I Hydropower Project (60 MW)]

Desk studies of geo-technical literature, topographical maps and geological maps.

Review of geological and geo-technical condition as stated out in the feasibility report.

Geological logging and mapping of types and quality of rock in tunnel; orientation, spacing, and character of
joints; orientation, thickness and type of weak zone; water seepage; stress induced problem Geological


Determining rock mass classification parameters such as Q value and RMR value at every chainage of the
tunnel length. Designing Rock Support for underground excavation. Assessment of the requirements of rock
asphalt, portals, tunnel shafts, adits, surface and caverns. Planning and implementation of preventive actions
for encountered faults and weak zones. Acting site in charge about six months for the site management and
civil work planning at site with full authority. Investigating drilling intake areas and low cover areas. Monitoring
and Recommending probing and grouting ~ 1300 tone of grouting has been done in the tunnel in consultation
with the Construction Manager. Monitoring and evaluation of the behaviour of rock support. Identifying the
potential leakage zones in the tunnels. Identifying and marking of the swelling clay zones and taking
preventive measures for its stability. Detail analysis of landslide and analysis of failure mechanics of tunnel
wall and roof and sliding plane. Feasibility study and supervision of drilling work, packer test, core logging,
recording of packer test, report writing and general management of drill comp of Khimti - II Hydropower
Project (540 m drilling length). Supervision of tunnelling and concrete structural works for two years as tunnel
supervisor. Identifying & Investigating aggregates sources. Advising for additional geotechnical investigations
required in the process of the underground excavation. Producing geological weekly & monthly site report.

Butawal Power Company, Nepal - Assistant Engineering Geologist
(1994 to 1996)

Desk studies of geo-technical literature, topographical maps and geological maps.
Review of geological and geo-technical condition as stated out in the feasibility report.
RAJENDRA SHRESTHA

Nationallity      :     Nepali
Profession        :     Engineering Geologist

Specialization    :     Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology

Date of Birth     :     12 Sept 1970

Marital Status    :     Married

KEY EXPERIENCE:

Has over 11 years of experience in site investigation planning and management, project management, project
proposal preparation, marketing activities etc.

Geotechnical Investigation of major project in the Middle East. Has sound experience in performing and
analyses of In-situ testing including SPT, DCPT, Permeability test, packer test, pressure-meter test, pumping
test etc.

Feasibility study of hydropower project, geological and geotechnical assessment of hydropower projects,
bridge foundation, road etc; GIS database, RS and GIS Analysis, flood modelling using GIS, hydrological
modelling, groundwater flow modelling

Has sound experience and expertise in specialized software in Water Resources, GIS and geotechnical
engineering: GMS, SMS and WMS of Environmental Management Institute; groundwater modelling software
MODFLOW; HEC series model; GIS software such as ArcGIS, ArcView, ENVI, Erdas Imagine, ILWIS; project
management software such as Microsoft Project, Primavera Project Planner; Computer Programming
Languages- Visual basic, C++; database-Microsoft Access, SQL Server; geotechnical software such as GEO-
SLOPE OFFICE package, RocScience software - Phase, Slide, Dips, Unwedge, ROCKWORKS 2000 etc.


QUALIFICATION AND PROFESSIONAL STATUS:
   Master of Science in Hydrogeology, 2000, Tuebingen University, Germany

   M. Sc. in Geology, 1994, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal

   B.Sc. in geology, 1992, Tri-Chandra Campus, Kathmandu, Nepal

   Member of Nepal Engineer‟s Association

   Life Member of Nepal Geological Society

   Member of Nepal Hydropower Association (National Association of the International Hydropower
    Association)

TRAINING
   Professional Skills for Project Management, April 2006, Organisational Development Centre (ODC),
    Nepal.

   International Training/Workshop on Small Hydropower, 8 – 11 July 2005, Kathmandu, IPPAN

   One month training course on “Geoinformatics for Disaster Management” conducted by centre for space
    science and technology education in Asia and the Pacific, CSSTEAP (Affiliated to The United Nations),
    Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehra Dun, India

   Designing and implementing desktop application with Visual basic 6.0, from 6 Feb 2002 to 24 May 2002,
    College of Software Engineering, Pulchwok, Lalitpur
   Programming with C++, National Institute of Information Technology, NIIT, Jawalakhel, Lalitpur.

   German Language course, Level GI, Goethe Institute, Frieburg, Germany.

   Project management Conception to Completion, 2 years part time course, Jun 2000, Institution of
    Engineers Australia and BPC Hydroconsult
   Fire and safety training program, 2 days, April 1999, HM Safety Systems, UK

        LANGUAGE ABILITY

                                   Speaking               Reading              Writing
                 Newari            Mother Tongue
                 Nepali            Excellent              Excellent            Excellent
                 Engilsh           Good                   Good                 Good
                 German            Poor                   Poor                 Poor
                 Hindi             Fair                   Fair                 Fair

RESEARCH WORK/ PUBLICATION
   Water-induced hazard mapping of part of Rupanehi District, Journal of Internation Association of
    Engineering Geology and Environmental Geology.
   Position of MCT in Kathmandu Melamchi Area, Himalayan Karakoram Tibet Workshop, April 2002, Sikkim
   Geology and Structure of the Sundarijal-Melamchi Area, Journal of Nepal Geological Society, third Nepal
    Geological Congress, Nov. 2001.
   Geological map of the area between Kusma, Syangja & Galyang, Western Nepal, Lesser Himalaya.
    Published by Central Department of Geology, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal.

PROFESSIONAL HONORS, AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS
   DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarship for studying Master degree in Hydrogeology in
    Tuebingen University, Germany
   Mahendra Viddya Bhushan (Gold Medal) for standing top position in M. Sc.

EMPLOYMENT RECORD:
July 2006 To Date             Geologist, GULF LABORATORIES Co., Doha, Qatar
                              Working as a Project Geologist for different projects within Qatar
June 1997 To July 2006        Engineering Geologist, BPC Hydroconsult, Butwal Power Company
                              Limited, Nepal
                              Worked as Project Manager/Senior Engineering Geologist/GIS Expert for
                              different water resource and hydropower projects.
May 2003 To July 2006         Resource Person (Trainer), Department of Water Induced Disaster
                              Prevention (DWIDP), His Majesty’s Government of Nepal
                              Designed and delivered lectures on Geo-informatics and rock anchoring for
                              Advance Training Course on Disaster Management.
April 2003 To Nov 2003        Researcher/GIS Expert, Mountain Risk Engineering Unit (MRE), Tribhuvan
                              University, Kathmandu, Nepal.
                              MRE is a research institute established under Tribhuvan University. Working as
                              researcher for the Unit, successfully completed research on water induced
                              hazard mapping of Rupandehi District.
Oct 1995 – June 1997          Researcher, Tribhuvan University, Mountain Risk Engineering Unit
EXPERIENCE RECORD:

July 2006 To Date        Engineering Geologist, GULF LABORATORIES Co

                         As a project geologist overall responsible for planning, management and
                         coordination of geotechnical investigations associated with various industrial
                         plants and commercial developments.

                         Supervision of in-situ testing including, SPT, DCPT, pressure-meter test,
                         permeability test, packer test, , pumping test.

                         Installation of groundwater monitoring wells and sampling.

                         Analysis of the data acquired from the field and preparation of comprehensive
                         report.

                         Some of the major successfully completed project includes: Lusial
                         Development Groundwater Investigation for Hyder Consulting, Geotechnical
                         Investigation Harbour Tank Farm Area, Raslafan for Qatar Shell GTL,
                         Geotechnical Investigation Al Khor Airport Development for Atkins,
                         Geotechnical Investigation Speciality Teaching Hospital in Education City for
                         Ellerbe Becket, Geotechnical Investigation Abu Hamour Southern Outfall for
                         Nippon Koei Co Ltd
2003 to July 2006        Coordinator, Proposal Preparation Team, BPC Hydroconsult

                         As a coordinator, responsible for organizing bids and proposals to acquire new
                         projects. Fully responsible for the marketing activities of the department,
                         dealing and negotiation with different clients.

Oct 2005 To July 2006    Project Manager, BPC Hydroconsult

Project Identification

                         From Oct 2005 to July 2006, Project manager for Project Identification Study.
                         Overall responsible for managing and conducting the study. The study includes
                         pre-feasibility and feasibility study of run-of-the-river, pumped storage and
                         seasonal storage projects.

                         GIS and remote sensing techniques had been introduced for identification of
                         hydropower project and analysis of hydrological data
Dec 2003 To July 2006    Team Leader, BPC IT team

                         Overall responsible for design of BPC‟s web page. Developed and published
                         BPC‟s Electronic news letter. Worked as an editor for BPC E-News
                         (www.bpc.com.np)

                         As a team leader Investigated the options of different communication systems
                         to connect and transfer technical and financial data between the head office,
                         two power plants sites and a support office located over a distance of 300 kms.
                         Recommended a cost effective combination of VSAT and existing
                         telecommunication system which is already installed and working effectively.
Nov 2005 to Jul 2006     Engineering Geologist/Geotechnical Engineer, Feasibility study of Lower
                         Hongu Khola Hydropower Project

                         Overall responsible for site investigation planning and management of
                         feasibility study of lower Hongu Khola Hydropower Project. The site
                         investigation includes core drilling, water pressure test, permeability test, test
                            pitting, construction material survey, laboratory test, geological mapping,
                            geophysical survey.
Aug 2005 To Dec 2005        Project Manager, Study of Structural cracks at outdoor control building of
                            Khimti I Hydropower Project

                            Managed the project for studying structural cracks at outdoor control building
                            and underground cavern of 60 MW Khimti I Hydropower Project. Carried out
                            back analysis using numerical models to identify the cause of cracks.
April 2005 to Feb 2006      Engineering Geologist/Geotechnical Engineer, Feasibility study of Khare
                            Khola Hydropower Project

                            Overall responsible for site investigation planning management of feasibility
                            study of Khare Khola Hydropower Project (14 MW). The site investigation
                            includes core drilling, water pressure test, permeability test, construction
                            material survey, laboratory test, geological mapping, resistivity survey.

                            Involved in conceptual layout and design of the project.
May 2005 To Jan 2006        Team Leader/Engineering Geologist, Ladku Khola Small Hydropower
                            Project

                            Led a team for the feasibility study of Ladku Khola Small Hydropower Project.
                            Carried out geological and geotechnical investigation of the project.

July 2004 To July 2005      Engineering Geologist/Hydrogeologist, Jhimruk optimal downstream
                            release study and mitigation

                            Responsible for assessment and management of optimal downstream release
                            from dam of Jhimruk hydropower project satisfying downstream water demand
                            for irrigation and other uses.

                            Carried out hydrological meteorological data analysis, estimation of total
                            irrigated land and minimum crop water and irrigation requirement, assessment
                            of present irrigation system and necessary improvement required and cost
                            benefit analysis of water management option.
August 2004 To Feb 2005     Team Leader, Identification of Storage Projects

                            Led a team in identifying potential storage projects. Identified and evaluated
                            four potential projects and recommended two projects for detailed study.
June 2004 – July 2004       Project   Manager/Geotechnical      Engineer,    Liping    Khola   Hydropower
                            Project

                            Responsible for the hydrological, geological and geotechnical study of the
                            project, explore alternatives for the project structure, prepared geological map
                            of the project area
April 2004 – To June 2004   Project Manager, Field Workers Training on Electricity Distribution
                            System -Operation and Maintenance

                            Responsible for the preparation of concept paper, and project proposal.
                            Successfully designed, coordinated and managed capacity building training
                            program delivered to the Rural Electric Communities. These communities have
                            taken over the distribution system form Nepal Electricity Authority, the state-
                            owned electricity utility. The training Program was funded by USAID through
                            WINROCK International
April 2003 – Nov 2003      Researcher/GIS Expert (Team Leader), Mountain Risk Engineering Unit,
                           Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.

                           Overall responsible for managing and supervising the research team. Prepared
                           flood hazard map of the Rupandehi District, Western Nepal, using numerical
                           methods (HEC-RAS) and ArcView GIS. Carried out hydrological analysis.
Nov 2002- April 2003       Geotechnical Engineer, Rigdi hydropower project

                           Responsible for geotechnical investigation, construction material sampling and
                           lab tests. Carried out the layout and design of the tunnel, other underground
                           excavations and support design for the feasibility studies of the project.
May 2003, and May 2004,
May 2005, May 2006         Resource Trainer, Department of Water Induced Disaster Prevention
                           (DWIDP)

                           One of the Trainers for Advance Training Course on Disaster Management,
                           which was conducted by Department of Water Induced disaster Prevention, His
                           Majesty's Government of Nepal for Government‟s Technical Officers.

                           Responsible for conducting lectures on Rock Anchoring, Geoinformatics for
                           Disaster Management.
Dec 2000 to Dec 2002       Engineering Geologist, BPC Hydroconsult

                           From Feb 2002 to Nov 2002 worked as an engineering geologist for the
                           “preparation of safety standard” (surface excavation part) for Hydropower
                           project for HMGN Ministry of water resources, Department of Electricity
                           Development (DoED).

                           Worked for Chaku Hydropower Project (Dec 2000-Jul 2001), Pheme
                           Hydropower Project (April 2001- Dec 2002). Responsible for layout and design
                           of tunnel/canal, slope stability analysis along canal alignment.

Dec 2000- Dec 2002         GIS Expert/ Engineering Geologist, Norplan As

                           Responsible for geological mapping of the tunnel alignment, selection of adit
                           portals, drilling supervision including permeability test, core logging etc.
                           Prepared GIS database. Prediction of landslide hazard, flood hazard using
                           satellite image, aerial photo and field visit.
Aug 1999 – Dec 2000        Student, Tuebingen University, Germany

                           Conducted MSc in Hydrogeology at Tuebingen University geology on study
                           leave.

                           Carried out different research project on groundwater monitoring,       and flow
                           modelling.
March 1999 – August 1999   Resident Engineer,       Nyadi    I   Hydropower     Project   (20   MW)    -Site
                           Investigation

                           Responsible for overall planning and management of feasibility study of the
                           project. Responsible for supervising and managing geophysical exploration team
                           and drilling team. Carried out geological, geotechnical, hydrogeological
                           investigation, Environmental Impact Assessment and construction material
                           sampling and lab tests. Carried out the layout and design of the tunnel, other
                           underground excavations and support design for the detailed feasibility studies of
                           this 20 MW hydropower project that is located in the district of Lamjung.
June 1997 – March 1999   Geologist, Khimti Services Consortium, Khimti I Hydropower Project (60
                         MW)

                         Responsible for geological logging and support design of headrace tunnel,
                         powerhouse, inclined pressure shaft & surge shaft. Geological mapping,
                         landslide mapping along the tunnel alignment, predicting weak zones. Carried
                         out Lugeon test, installation of piezometer.
Oct 1995 – June 1997     Researcher, Tribhuvan University, Mountain Risk Engineering Unit

                         Involved with the research team for Structural Geological mapping and hazard
                         mapping in Western Nepal (Syangja, Parbat Districts)
ELIZABETH RAJI JOHN

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Date of Birth :                     28 July 1980
Nationality :                       Indian
Professional Background :           Geologist
Status :                            Married
Contact Address :                   P.O. Box 4024, Doha, Qatar
                                    +974 – 5553437, 4607034 / 36, 4697605
E mail :                            elizabeth.rajee@mannai.com.qa


Professional Experience

2005 to Date         Geologist, Gulf Laboratories Company WLL, Doha, Qatar.

                     Planning, co-ordinating & supervising the geotechnical activities of various infrastructural and
                     civil projects. Responsibility includes client liaison at various stages of the project.

                     Sample and core logging, preparation of lab schedules to suit design requirements,
                     compilation and interpretation of data, data transfer in AGS format. Preparation of factual
                     reports.

                     Performing various in-situ tests. Tests comprise various permeability tests (packer test and
                     pumping test).

                     Major projects handled comprise Gabbro Support Services & Light Industrial Areas in
                     Mesaieed for QP, Education City Development for Atkins, Dukhan Highway for Atkins,
                     Museum of Islamic Arts for Halcrow etc.



Education and Qualification

2001 - 03             Master of Science, (Geology) Mumbai University
1998 - 2001           Bachelor of Science, (Geology) Mumbai University



IT Proficiency

Full working knowledge of MS Office Applications, C++, MS DOS.



Training                 Technical Report Writing by Spearhead Training.

                         Safety and Defensive Driving by Gamuda


Research             .

          Sedimentological study in Al- Dakhira, Qatar
          Geological Survey carried out in Mahableshwar, India
          Geological Mapping work done in an area in Gokak, Karnataka, India.
SUJIN J
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FIELD OF EXPERIENCE
Worked as an EIA (Environment Impact Assessment) consultant in Agriculture and Ecosystem management
Group (AGES), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, 2007

Worked as a geologic consultant in Environment Resources Research Centre, (ERRC)
Peroorkada, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, 2001-2006

Worked as a project fellow in Centre for Earth Science Studies, (CESS) hiruvananthapuram, In the time
bound project entitled „Carrying Capacity Studies Based on Two Tourist Locations; Munnar and Kumarakam,
Kerala‟, 1998.

Duties and responsibilities
Field investigation, data analysis, preparation of geologic reports, generation of related thematic maps by the
aid of GIS and remotesensing technologies.


Geologic techniques

During the project and research works adequate field skills were developed in hard rock terrains (especially
both in forest and semi arid terrains). Reading in mapping instruments, topographic maps, one inch maps etc
were practiced and applied during this session. Petrological, structural, sedimentological, drainage,
geomorphological as well as pedological studies were also practiced. Concerned laboratory techniques were
also experienced. Adequate skills were also got for identifying the soil erosion prone areas, environmental
hotspots within the field and in the preparation of Catchment Area Treatment (CAT) Plans

Geologic consultant
Worked as a geologic consultant in ERRC and in AGES, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, for the following
projects.

       Environmental Impact Assessment of Proposed Athirappilly Hydroelectric Project, Thrissur District
        Kerala, India, 2000. (ERRC)
       Environmental Impact Assessment of Proposed Barapole Hydroelectric Project, Kannur District
        Kerala, India, 2002. (ERRC)
       Catchment Area Treatment Plan for Kakkad Hydro Electric Project, Pathanamthitta District, Kerala,
        India, 2004. (ERRC)
       Environmental Impact Assessment of Proposed Pathrakkadavu Hydroelectric Project, Kerala, India,
        2005. (ERRC)
       Environmental Impact Assessment of Proposed Hospital Project (Medicity) at Kollam, Kerala, India,
        2007 (AGES)

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
       One year research experience in „Heavy Mineral Beach Placers of Kerala‟ at graduate level at SN
        College, Varkala, University of Kerala, India (1995)
       Two years of research experiences in „Heavy Geology of Kottamalai and a Report on Heavy Minerals
        Present in Chittar Channel Sediments in Thirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu‟ at Post graduate level,
        University of Kerala, India (1996-98).
       Four years of research experiences in „Environmental Impact Assessment of Selected Hydel and
        Irrigation Dams of Kerala, „Four awarding the Doctoral degree in Geology from University of Kerala,
        India (2002). The synopsis was submitted to the University after completion of research work. .

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
       Academic
             M.Sc (Geology), 1996-98, University of Kerala
                B.Sc (Geology), 1992-95, University of Kerala
                Pre Degree, 1990-92, Science group, SN College Varkala, University of Kerala
                SSLC 1990, All, Public Examination, Kerala State
                Sahithyacharya (Hindi), 1990, Kerala Hindi Prachara Sabha,
                Diploma in Software Applications, 2000, Mahathma Gandhi Education Foundation

LANGUAGES KNOWN

          Malayalam, English and Hindi (Both read and write)

         Material engineering
           The candidate completed the following courses from the College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram
          (Under University of Kerala) in 2007

          Soil
          Acquired adequate skills in soil tests (field density, size analysis, determination of Atterberg limit,
          shear strength using UCC, shear strength, permeability, determination of percentage of clay by using
          hydrometer, compaction, CBR, consolidation etc)

          Cement/ concrete
          Gained adequate skills in tests in cement and concrete (Workability, Fineness of cement by Air
          permeability method, Consistency of cement, Setting time, compressive strength, concrete aggregate
          test, slump test, modulus of elasticity of cement, strength of bricks and tiles etc)


          Roads
          Developed adequate skills in aggregate tests (Shape, impact value, specific gravity and water
          absorption value, angularity, soundness and stripping values) and Asphalt tests (Grade, ductility, flash
          and fire point, softening point etc)

OTHER EXPERIENCES
  o       Typing skills
          Developed typing skills both in English and Hindi by using typewriter and in computer keyboard.

  o       Handling computer softwares
          Developed proficiency in handling the softwares such as
              Operating Softwares (Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows vista
               and Linux)
             MS office packages (Office 97, 2000, 2003 and 2007)
             Internet and imaging softwares (Photoshop, Corel draw, Presto Image folio, Arc Soft Photo
               impression etc)
             Skills in Autocad
             Working Knowledge in Geographic Information System (GIS) packages Surfer, (v. 6, 7 & 8)
               Mapinfo (v. 3, 5, 6.5, 7), Vertical mapper, Arc GIS, Rockware, Rockworks, Gram++, Geomedia
               and Erdas)
      o     Handling the Global Positioning System (GPS)
      o     Remote sensing techniques (interpretation from Satellite imageries, hybrid images and air photos)

SEMINARS ATTENDED

         Participated in the National seminar on „Solid Waste Management‟ organized by Department of
          Geology, University of Kerala (2002)

         Participated in the National seminar on „Coastal zone Dynamics and Environmental Challenges‟
          organized by Department of Geology, University of Kerala (2004)
     Participated and presented a research paper in the International Conference on Large dams and
      Hydropower Development, organized by Central Board of Irrigation and Power, New Delhi, India
      (2004).

BIBLIOGRAPHY

      Sujin, J. and Roy Chacko P.T. 2004. Appraisal of Environmental Impacts of Successive
      Hydroelectic   Dams in River Pamba, Kerala. In proceedings of the International Conference on
      Large dams and Hydropower Development, Central Board of Irrigation and Power, New Delhi, India,
      pp. VII/75-80.