Workshop Presenters

DRAINS WorkshopsDr. Geoffrey O'Loughlin

The workshops are presented by:

Dr. Benjamin Kus
Director of Kustom Engineering
Manager of Watercom

Ben joined Dr. Geoffrey O'Loughlin as co-presenter of the DRAINS workshops in 2013 with considerable experience in the areas of urban development, stormwater design, on-site detention and undertaking flood studies. Having worked in both the private and public sector, Ben's experience also extends to water sensitive urban design, water harvesting and filtration, and several other multidisciplinary projects.

Commencing in 2019, Ben has taken on the role of managing Watercom, providing support to customers and continuing the development of DRAINS.

Ben has completed a PhD in Engineering - Membrane Technology and Water Harvesting and is a published author with a number of journal papers. He is a contributing author of the Australian Rainfall and Runoff 2019 guidelines having authored Chapter 5 ‘Stormwater Conveyance’, in Book 9 ‘Runoff in Urban Areas’.

For more information on the workshop contact:
Ben on m: 0412 327 568 e: