Upper Management / Consulting
Blogger premium
Ken Boddie

Ken Boddie

Writer and enthusiastic photographer
Brisbane - State of Queensland



  • If you must talk work!

    If you must talk work!

    A place to dump your laconic listicles, your priceless peerless pontifications on your winning workplace wonders, and a ...

    6 members · 30 Posts

  • Engineering our Future

    Engineering our Future

    Let’s pull together and file our information here (our blogs and links) on how to engineer a better and more sustainable ...

    8 members · 27 Posts

  • Café beBee

    Café beBee

    Put your feet up and relax with fellow storytellers · as we share a few laughs with some wit and banter. Grab your favo ...

    23 members · 297 Posts

About Ken Boddie:

Ken loves to write about everything and anything and is an occasional poet and enthusiastic photographer.
So that he can swap wit and banter with other like-minded bees, he leaves his choleric melancholic character in his home office and goes on a daily walkabout on beBee.


  • Volunteer English Tutor with Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) - 2023 to Present.
  • Principal Consultant and National Quality Manager, Douglas Partners Pty Ltd, Australia - 2010 to 2023. 
  • Principal Geotechnical Engineer, AGS Woodward-Clyde Pty Ltd, Perth WA - 1998 to 1999.
  • Geotechnical Consultant, Douglas Partners Pty Ltd, Singleton NSW, Newcastle NSW, Townsville Qld, then Brisbane Qld - 1991 to 1998, then 1999 to 2010.
  • Chief Geotechnical Engineer, GHD, NSW - 1988 to 1991.
  • Technical Manager BFP,  New Zealand - 1987 to 1991.
  • Senior Geotechnical Engineer Beca Carter Hollings & Ferner, New Zealand - 1983 to 1987. 
  • Senior Soils and Materials Engineer, Pt Herder Carter, Cilacap, Indonesia - 1981 to 1983.
  • Soils and Materials Engineer, Various International Consulting Engineers, based in London, then in Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, and Singapore, with project visits to various Middle East, Far East and African countries - 1973 to 1981.
  • Ambassador, beBee.


  • Fellow of The Institution of Engineers Australia.
  • BSc(Eng) in Civil Engineering, University of Aberdeen, Scotland.
  • Diploma in Photography, Photography Institute.
  • Certificate of Achievement: 120 Hour Advanced TEFL Course, Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Premier TEFL.
  • Certificate of Achievement: 30 Hour Teaching English Online TEFL Course, Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Premier TEFL.
  • Certificate of Achievement: 30 Hour Teaching Advanced Grammar TEFL Course, Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Premier TEFL.
  • High School Certificate, Robert Gordon's College, Aberdeen, Scotland. 
  • Communication Workshop In-House, Australia. 

Related professionals

Professionals in the same Upper Management / Consulting sector as Ken Boddie

Professionals from different sectors near Brisbane - State of Queensland

Jobs near Brisbane - State of Queensland

  • WSP

    Multidiscipline Mine Infrastructure Engineer

    Found in: Talent AU C2 - 1 day ago

    WSP Brisbane, Australia Full time

    Join our team of intelligent and collaborative Changemakers and make your mark on tomorrow · Mining: · The mining industry has a pivotal role to play in the green transition, and WSP's team of dedicat ...

  • Griffith University

    PeopleSoft Development Engineer

    Found in: Talent AU C2 - 1 day ago

    Griffith University Nathan, Australia Full time

    Job Description · As part of the Digital Solutions team, this exciting role will serve as a PeopleSoft Technical Developer within the Leaning and Teaching domain. As an integral member of a team of cr ...

  • McDonalds


    Found in: Talent AU C2 - 1 day ago

    McDonalds Yamanto, Australia Full time

    Company Description · McDonald's Australia is a modern and progressive burger company serving over 1.7 million customers every day. Macca's has over 990 restaurants across Australia and a current work ...