Key People

George Balales

Director – Engineering & Operations

George Balales is the Director of Engineering & Operations for Norman Disney & Young.

George is responsible for the management and direction of several NDY Business Units including Engineering & Technology, Project Management, Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Integrated Management Systems, Business Process, Resource Management and Outsourcing.

George has previously managed several NDY offices, and has provided project leadership and direction on major projects in various industry sectors including Public Buildings, Hospitals, Airports, Retail, Commercial, Residential and Education. George has successfully operated on a National and International level with projects completed in Australia, United Kingdom and Europe.

He was a key member of NDY’s Melbourne, London, Manchester, and Dubai offices before NDY’s expansion into South Australia. As NDY entered the South Australian market, George was instrumental in identifying project opportunities and forging key Client relationships for the establishment of the Adelaide office. George’s project leadership and multidiscipline engineering experience enables him to take control of projects from concept design through to detailed design, documentation and construction.

With over 25 years experience in consulting and eight years building services contracting experience, George provides a practical and considered approach to engineering services design and consulting.

This experience and understanding in the project consulting, design and delivery process enables George to effectively support the NDY business and drive improvement initiatives and increasing levels of efficiency, which is a necessary requirement in today’s business environment.