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About us

Meet the consultants behind Palantir

WHAT Palantir STANDS FOR

At Palantir Consulting, we act as our clients' crystal ball. We help our clients understand the structural behaviour of their building property assets in simple terms.

We help them make informed decisions. 

We are specialised in minimising the project risk thus improving the outcome and maximising the project value. 

WILLIAM ZHANG

Founding Director

B.Eng M.Eng GCBA MIEAust CPEng NER 

DEP PDP PER (NSW) RBP (VIC) RPEQ (QLD) APEC

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A versatile, results-driven leader, William is proud to create easy-to-understand and innovative solutions to people. 

Moreover, his personal skills and management capabilities in software engineering and professional drafting has enabled him to raise the standard of engineering services available to the entire construction industry in Sydney.

William brings a wealth of 15 years experience and complete project knowledge, concept design, feasibility studies, value engineering, risk assessment, safety in design and detailed documentation, construction and post-construction phase services.

William has been the structural engineer on construction projects individually valued over $400 million, contributed his expertise to projects worth over $4.5 billion of combined construction value, and projects.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Structures)

Master of Engineering (Structures)

The University of Sydney

LICENSE 

Chartered Professional Engineer

Registered Design Practitioner (NSW)

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JOSEPH PENG

Senior Partner / Senior Structural Consultant

Registered Design Practitioner (NSW)

Joseph is an absolute structural expert in designing mid to high-rise Class II buildings.  He has 12 years of focused Class II experience under his belt. Joe has also worked on more than 120 Class II projects and have designed more than 500 post-tensioned slabs in Australia.

 

Joseph is also specialised in detailing key elements such as shoring, post-tensioned slab and precast concrete with combined value of project over $1 Billion.

 

Joseph has a team of 3 Engineers he trained who work alongside with him on daily basis. He is passionate about systemisation, leadership and relationship building. Our clients find Joseph very easily to communicate with.

EDUCATION

Master of Structural Engineering (UNSW)
Bachelor of Civil Engineering (UNSW)

OTHER SKILLS

Advanced Analysis

Post-tensioning Design and Investigation Specialist

KEVIN DING

Senior Partner | BIM Manager

Kevin’s biggest asset to the team is his hands-on experience in so many diverse and advanced projects. With more than 100 projects under his belt using BIM technologies, he’s being able to provide BIM solutions for projects involving structural steel, reinforced concrete, post-tension and roof trusses structures.

 

Even more exciting is that his projects ranged in size and depth, with project scopes that covered anywhere from $1 million to $300 million.

 

Having held a multitude of design, drafting, and management positions, he’s been able to develop advanced skills covering operational development and implementation, including project modelling and designing, Revit family designing, and BIM system operating and managing.

 

As the leader of current BIM / Drafting team, Kevin is not only managing internal and external drafters / technicians to accomplish their daily drafting tasks, but also providing on-going training and relevant materials to maintain high quality standards.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Engineering

The University of New South Wales

LICENSE

Certified Revit Professional

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Roni Shlemon

Partner | Senior Structural Engineer

Registered Design Practitioner (NSW)

Roni has designed more than 50,000 timber and steel beams and columns in his career. He has worked on more than a million tonnes of steel and timber framing components.

Roni is a leader that specialises in the design of timber and structural steel framing in the residential, industrial and commercial sector. As a Partner with Palantir, Roni leads a team of engineers that incorporate innovative designs with practical solutions to our various types of projects.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Civil Engineering

University of Technology Sydney

Other Experiences

AutoCAD professional

Construction Experience

Forensic Engineering

ORAK TOMA

Partner / Senior Structural Consultant

Registered Design Practitioner (NSW)

Special project expert.

 

“As a Structural Engineer I take pride in my commitment to providing the highest quality of work and standards to the clients. I am passionate in providing innovative solutions, intelligent design, and a friendly service. With a combined 8 years of on-site and structural consulting experience, I have been practicing in a wide range of projects including: Residential Homes, Commercial Projects, Industrial Project, Signage Structures and Fitout Projects.”

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Civil Engineering

University of New South Wales

OTHER SKILLS

Glass, brass, stainless steel, aluminium, timber, light-gauge steel and etc.  

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OUR MISSION

To become a highly trusted consultancy brand in the design, engineering and construction industry.

To consistently provide customised and fit-for-purpose solutions to local projects.

OUR VISION

To incubate, inspire, train and mentor the industry professionals to achieve the best version of themselves in life and for the purpose of raising the confidence of the Building Industry of Australia.

CORE VALUES:

Trust

Trust is our foundation. We act with integrity, and it builds trust with our clients, partners, our people and our system. 

Relationship

Relationships play a big part in our business framework. We focus on delivering our services with exceptional communication internally and externally.

Sustainability

Sustainability is in our core and management structure. It is built in our mindset for everything we undertake at Palantir. 

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