Our Team

Donald Veal

Director - BSc MSc RRSP, MCILTA, MCIHT, FIPWEA, FAITPM, Associate Fellow ACRS

Donald has over 30 years of experience in traffic and transport engineering in Europe and Australasia. He founded DVC in 2002 and is responsible for overseeing the continued development of the company.

His specialist technical skills include strategic planning, traffic forecasting, transport impact assessment, traffic management, road safety, surveys and providing expert advice and testimony.

Donald is recognised by the ACRS as an expert in road safety audits and is an accredited Senior Road Safety Auditor. He is an active member of several professional institutions, panels and advisory groups including AITPM and the IPWEA Road Safety Panel.

Steve Yapp

Principal Transport Engineer – BEng (Hons), MIEAust

Steve Yapp has 25 years of experience in traffic and transport both in public, private and not for profit roles.

Steve's areas of technical expertise include transport planning, sustainable transport, integrated transport, travel demand management, traffic engineering, traffic impact assessment, traffic modelling, traffic management, traffic modelling, pedestrian and cycle planning, strategic planning, road safety and road safety auditing and public consultation.

Steve is an accredited Senior Road Safety Auditor and a member of Institute of Engineers Australia.

Giau Trang

Senior Transport Engineer - BEng (Hons), MIEAust

Giau has some 16 years of professional experience gained in both the public and private sectors.

Her competency extends over many facets of traffic engineering such as undertaking transport impact assessments, concept designs, detailed traffic signal design, traffic reviews, design reviews and detailed analysis She also has had experience in roadworks traffic management plans and has undertaken many road safety audits.

Giau is an accredited Senior Road Safety Auditor and a member of Institute of Engineers Australia.

Dragan Koncar

Traffic Engineer - BEng, MSc Rs, Grad Cert in Planning, MAITPM, IPWEA, 3rd GradMPIA

Dragan has 4 years experience as a professional engineer in the private sector working in Western Australia, America and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Dragan is experienced with modelling programs such as SIDRA, QRS, VISUM, SATURN and DRACULA.

Dragan is a committee member of Australian Institute of Traffic Planning and Management and Young Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia. He is also a member of Planning Institute of Australia.

Colin Saunders

Senior Transport Engineer - BEng, Grad Dip Transport, MIEAus

Colin has over 30 years’ experience in civil and transportation engineering, corporate knowledge management, resource project and study management, and more recently business coaching. His transportation experience extends across event traffic management, traffic impact assessments, strategic transport modelling, urban and commercial development, microsimulation, and expert witness.

He has worked closely with private developers, planners, and both state and local planning authorities. Part of his management role has been managing key interfaces between project and operational groups.

Colin has also managed significant EPCM study and construction projects in the Pilbara for Rio Tinto Iron Ore Expansion Projects. He has a keen understanding of the balance between schedule, budget and resources in delivering any project, but also the importance of communication in maintaining a motivated and skilled project team.

Monika Reif

Senior Civil Draftsperson

Monika Reif has extensive drafting experience including some 10 years as the Senior Drafting Officer and Supervisor at the City of Perth plus many years drafting in the private sector for geological survey, electrical, and mining companies.

Monika’s civil drafting skills include design of urban roads, traffic signals, roundabouts, priority intersections, streetscape, car parks and traffic control diagrams for complex roadwork traffic management projects.

Lucy Veal

Research Assistant & Survey Supervisor - BA

Lucy has over 15 years of experience with survey design and fieldwork and has been an observer to over 20 road safety audits and assists with background research on a range of projects.

Lucy has experience in research projects, traffic surveys, parking surveys, road safety audits, and CRASHtool analysis.

Bryony Veal

Graphics & Survey Supervisor - Diploma in Mass Communication

Bryony has over 10 years of experience with survey design, survey fieldwork, data entry and analysis.

Bryony has experience in traffic surveys, parking surveys, roadwork traffic management plans, event traffic management plans, bicycle plans and review work.

She provides graphics support on projects as well as undertaking spread sheet analysis of large data sets.