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Our Team

At Insight Survey, our exceptional team sets us apart


At Insight Survey, our exceptional team sets us apart.

Our staff are not only highly trained and proficient in using industry-leading tools such as Trimble Access, Trimble Siteworks, 12d Model, Trimble Business Centre, and Pix4d, but we also prioritize their continuous growth and development.

By investing in our team’s skills and knowledge, we ensure they stay motivated and committed to providing unparalleled service to our clients, building lasting relationships that set us apart from our competitors.


Ashley is the founder of Insight Survey, with over 30 years of industry experience across Australia. After a decade of surveying work in Victoria, he established Insight Survey in 2003 and quickly rose to manage major civil and resources projects for Tier 1 clients in Western Australia.

Ashley's forward-thinking approach and early adoption of machine guidance systems led to Insight Survey's well-deserved recognition, receiving the prestigious Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence award in 2009. In 2014, he relocated to the Sunshine Coast, where Insight Survey has continued to thrive, servicing projects throughout Queensland, the Northern Territory, and New South Wales.

Project Experience

Gorgon Jetty Project; Solomon Rail Spur; Perth to Bunbury Highway; Perth Metro City Rail; Gove Pond 4; Amrun Project; Toowoomba Bypass; Peninsula Development Road; Rowell Hwy Realignment, Groote Eylandt; Cannington Mine; Yarwun RMA; QAL

Our Survey Manager Sam Fowler is a seasoned professional with invaluable experience in managing mega-projects across various fields such as tunnelling, pipelines, LNG plants, mine infrastructure, and rail. His expertise extends to a wide array of surveying techniques, including control network establishment, bulk earthworks, marine construction, SMP works, and dimensional control.

Sam is a Registered Surveyor with SBQ and has a Bachelor of Surveying (Hons) from the University of Otago and a Graduate Certificate of Construction Management from Deakin University. With such a wealth of knowledge and credentials, Sam plays a pivotal role in driving project excellence and fostering client satisfaction.

Project Experience

Lane Cove Tunnel; Eastlink; Northern Sewerage Project; Victorian Desalination Project; AirportLink; GLNG Gas Transmission Pipeline; APLNG; Wheatstone LNG, Amrun; Inland Rail (Parkes to Narromine), Cannington TTT; SABR

Kyle spent over a decade in the New Zealand Navy working as a Hydrographic Surveyor where he completed projects throughout New Zealand, the South Pacific and Afghanistan. Following the completion of a Bachelor of Surveying from the University of Otago, Kyle has spent the past 5 years working across a variety of construction projects including rail, roads, bridges, solar farms, wind farms and industrial plants. Kyle now manages all surveying operations at QAL and our wider Gladstone operations.

Project Experience

Inland Rail (Parkes to Narromine); Camp Street Bridge Replacement Project; Bruce Hwy (Bowen to Ayr); QAL

Chris boasts an impressive three decades in the surveying industry, commencing his journey with a decade of consultancy work in Sydney. Subsequently, he transitioned into construction and engineering with a leading earthmoving company in Western Sydney, where he contributed to bypass and highway projects on the Mid-north Coast of New South Wales. Chris has accumulated a wealth of experience in civil construction, concrete, SMP, and dimensional control surveying. Demonstrating his versatility, he has adeptly managed projects with up to 10 survey crews under his guidance. His dedication to excellence is evident through his independent oversight of projects from their inception to successful completion. Chris has an Associate Diploma in Engineering (Surveying) for TAFE NSW.

Project Experience

Pacific Hwy C2HC; BMA TAMS; QCLNG; Wheatstone LNG; Gove Pond 5; Atlas-Campaspe Mineral Sands; Snowy 2.0; Rye Park Wind Farm; BMA Blackwater Mine

Clint has over 20 plus years surveying experience, with much of his career focused on underground tunnelling and heavy construction. He has managed large survey teams across a variety of projects including tunnelling, roads and rail. More recently, Clint has worked on bulk earthworks projects at Yarwun and is currently working on our Gove Pond 5 project. Clint has a Bachelor of Engineering (Geomatics) from the University of NSW and has ESP-AP accreditation with the Geospatial Council of Australia.

Project Experience

Lane Cove Tunnel; Eastlink; AirportLink; GLNG Narrows Marine Crossing; Wheatstone LNG Marine Crossing; WestConnex 1B; Cross River Rail; Yarwun RMA; Gove Pond 5

Danny has spent the last 20 years of his 30 year surveying career based at the industrial hub of Gladstone. Danny has worked on some of Gladstone's biggest projects, including the construction of the Yarwun refinery and the construction of the APLNG plant at Curtis Island. More recently, Danny has been managing Insight Surveys scope of work at Yarwun. Danny has an Associated Degree in Surveying from the University of Southern Queensland and has ESP-AP accreditation with the Geospatial Council of Australia.

Project Experience

Lavarack Barracks Redevelopment; Comalco Stage 1; Yarwun 2; APLNG; Wheatstone ISBL; Yarwun RMA

Rob has a solid 15 years surveying experience working across Australia and PNG on large scale infrastructure projects such as pipeline, roads and railways. Prior to this Rob spent over a decade in the IT industry providing him with invaluable programming and coding experience. Rob has an Associate Degree in Spatial Science from University of Southern Queensland.

Project Experience

SRWP Pipeline; DBNGP Pipeline; APLNG Pipeline; QCLNG Gathering; CRWP Pipeline; Logan Enhancement Project; Carmichal Rail Project; Gove Pond 5.

Ed's has been working in Geospatial data collection and processing since 2010, encompassing a diverse array of roles, including serving as a military drone mission commander and image analyst. Throughout his career, Ed has made significant contributions to major vegetation surveys across various Australian States, playing a pivotal role in developing techniques and processes to aid government management of feral animals and noxious weeds using unmanned aircraft. With a profound passion for his field, Ed brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the table. His 12-year stint in the Australian defence force, both as a reservist and full-time member, along with 13 years of operational expertise with unmanned aircraft in both military and civil environments, is a testament to his dedication and proficiency. In recent times, Ed has dedicated his expertise to bulk earthworks projects across Queensland. Ed's has an Associate Degree of Spatial Science (Surveying) from University of Southern Queensland.

Project Experience

Yarwun RMA; QAL; Mt Rawdon TSF Raise; Blackwater Mine

Pete has over a decade of surveying experience working across New Zealand, Australia and the UK. During this time Pete has worked on a variety of projects including pipelines, roads, rail, renewables and mine infrastructure. Pete had a Bachelor of Surveying from the University of Otago.

Project Experience

GLNG Gas Transmission Pipeline; Amrun Project; Inland Rail (Parkes to Narromine); Snowy 2.0; Rye Park Wind Farm; Gove Pond 5

Sean has been in the surveying industry since 2014 and worked predominantly on road, rail and land development projects across central QLD. Proficient across all aspects of civil construction, Sean has experience with a range of surveying equipment including 3D laser scanners and UAVs. Sean has a Bachelor of Spatial Science (Surveying) from the University of Southern Queensland.


Isaac completed a Bachelor of Surveying at the University of Otago and then spent two years working on large commercial and residential building projects in Auckland where he refined his skills across concrete, structural and civil surveying. Isaac is now expanding his experience across bulk earthworks and civil surveying at our Gladstone based projects.

Project Experience

QAL; Yarwun RMA; Aldoga Solar Farm - PRU

Connor spent his first two years post university working for a large multi-disciplinary land development firm in Auckland where he completed topographical surveys, engineering and building setout, precise settlement monitoring and cadastral surveys. Connor is now working on bulk earthworks and civil projects across Central Queensland. Connor has a Bachelor or Surveying from the University of Otago.

Project Experience

Yarwun RMA; Aldoga Substation; Rocklands TSF

Tom completed a Bachelor of Science (Surveying) at the University of Otago, during which time he completed a summer internship with BHP in the Central QLD coal fields. Post-university Tom spent two and a half years working in Queenstown, for a multidisciplinary consultancy firm across a variety of projects. During this time, he completed cadastral surveys, topographical surveys, engineering setout and design, hydrographic surveys UAV surveys. Tom is now part of our team working across bulk earthworks and civil project in QLD and NT.

Project Experience

QAL; Yarwun RMA; Gove Pond 5

Peter boasts an impressive track record of over a decade in the surveying industry, during which he has contributed his expertise to a diverse range of FIFO projects. His mastery in planning and logistics is second to none, and he takes great pride in ensuring that his team is well-prepared for success.

Project Experience

GLNG Gas Transmission Pipeline; Nyngan Solar Farm; Rowell Highway Realignment; Gove Pond 5

Since embarking on his surveying journey recently, Will has embraced his career change with tremendous enthusiasm. He has embraced all things technical and has evolved into a highly proficient field technician, successfully conducting surveys and UAV flights for bulk earthworks and civil projects.

Project Experience

Yarwun RMA; Gove Pond 5