Our Managing Director Erik Birzulis leads a team of professionals with a wide range of experience and qualifications allowing us to provide professional cost efficient services to our clients. Our team includes:
Aerial Survey Operations Maganer
Registered Surveyor (NSW), Licensed Surveyor (VIC), Director
As the Managing Director of Landair Surveys, one of Australia's leading surveying companies, Erik Birzulis is responsible for running all facets of the business. Erik has a proven executive management track record and over twenty years' experience in high level supervision of land, engineering and aerial surveying and mapping projects. He leads a team of high skilled and experienced professionals using cutting edge technology to provide services to private, corporate and government clients across Australia.
Prior to commencing at Landair Surveys in 2001, Erik has served as Surveying Manager at Tomkinson, Melbourne Australia, and as Project Surveyor at Doug Gow and Associates in Albury NSW.
At Landair Surveys, Erik has built a work-culture, where the common goal of building successful long-term relationships with clients based on the quality and timeliness of results, putting comprehensive Occupational Health and Safety systems in place as well as an independently certified ISO 9001 Quality Management System.
Erik is an active member of the Association of Consulting Surveyors, Victoria, Surveying and Spatial Science Institute, and The Institute of Surveyors NSW. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Geomatic Engineering (Hons), University of New South Wales and has published articles in industry journals and made presentations at industry conferences.
Ray has been with Landair Surveys for over 13 years seeing it evolve from a small surveying business up to the multi-disciplinary company it is today. He started as a surveyor's assistant and has progressed to join the management team as a company director. Ray holds a Remote Pilot's License and oversees the company's UAV (drone) operations. He also manages the OH&S system.
Ray has extensive experience in UAV mapping & 3D laser scanning as well as construction, cadastral, engineering & topographic surveys. He holds a Bachelor of Spatial Science (First Class Honours) with the University of Southern Queensland and in 2016 won the Surveyor's Board of Queensland award in recognition of his thesis on point-cloud registration.
Ray has a young family and enjoys pottering in the garden with his kids. His other interests included sport, history, music and religious studies.
Licensed & Registered Surveyor, Director
Trent has over 20 years of experience in the surveying industry having being first introduced to the industry in 1997 as a Surveying Assistant with Douglas Gow and Associates in Albury NSW. Other previous roles include an Applications Specialist (Land Survey) with Trimble Navigation in Christchurch New Zealand and as a Project Surveyor with SMEC Urban, Melbourne.
Trent joined Landair Surveys early 2013 and now works as a Director and Survey Operations Manager.
Trent is an active member of Institution of Surveyors Victoria (ISV) and Association of Consulting Surveyors Victoria (ACSV). He holds Bachelor of Applied Science (Surveying) with Honors from RMIT Melbourne, and achieved a status of Licensed Surveyor (VIC) in 2011 and Registered Surveyor (QLD) in 2017.