MAA Principal Consultant Qualifications

Melbourne Access Audits key consultants collectively have years of practical experience in the built environment, and a wide range of academic experience and knowledge, including the following qualifications:

  • Master of Project Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Performance Based Building and Fire Codes
  • Bachelor of Technology (Building Surveying)
  • Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying
  • Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
  • Diploma of Building Surveying
  • Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management
  • Certificate in Access Appraisals – Buildings
  • Certificate in Personnel Administration
  • Certificate in Field Engineering
  • Certificate of Proficiency (Plumbing)

Lee Wilson, MAA Director and Principal Consultant is well known within the building industry and contributes to many discussions and forums on accessibility issues. He is a regular contributor to Sourceable.net and writes about accessibility, universal design, and emergency management issues. He also consults on regulatory issues at State and Commonwealth level.

Lee has a unique skill-set as a Disability Access Consultant. This includes:

  • Being an Accredited Member of the Association of Consultants in Access Australia;
  • Qualifications in building surveying;
  • Completion of the Graduate Certificate fire engineering qualification from Victoria University in performance-based building and fire codes, including the unit of study Performance Codes Methodology and Structure (VQB5642) allowing him to develop and assess ‘Performance Solutions’ as a form of compliance with the Building Code of Australia;
  • Completion of a Masters degree in project management, giving him expert skills in managing audit programs;
  • Being a qualified Chartered Building Engineer with the CABE, as well as a Professional Engineer with the Society of Professional Engineers in the UK;
  • Holding security risk management qualifications; and
  • Releasing an industry guidebook on evacuation needs for people with disability.