During his long career, Lou has worked for various organisations, as a design and construction electrical engineer and has been a member of many multi discipline design teams as well as a team leader. Lou also plays a major part in managing Rudds Consulting Engineers and leads the electrical design team approximately 20 strong.
Lou's experience covers a wide range of project types and electrical systems. Most recently, Lou has been involved in the electrical design of projects such as 9MW of IT load tier 4 Defence Data Centre, Canberra International Airport Terminal and associated Brindabella Business Park, new 63,000m2 Commercial Office and fitout for DEEWR, Special Purpose Aircraft Facility at RAAF Base Fairbairn, new Squadron Headquarters and MEOMS buildings at RAAF Base Richmond, Various Embassies, the refurbishment of Russell Offices Buildings R8(A), R3(F), R4(G) & R7(L), the HMAS Albatross Air Traffic Control Facility, the Cooma Call Centre for Defence, Defence Collocated Staff College in Weston, and many others.
He was responsible for the full range of complex electrical planning/design and construction issues on each of these projects. Lou has also been the key person with a number of specialised electrical projects.