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Latest developments at Sotera Brisbane

Why is team culture so important? Looking after one another and working together is essential to a cohesive work environment in which team members feel supported and equipped to tackle the interesting but often challenging work we are faced with. This is the foundation of our business and shapes the way we approach new appointments and retain our valuable staff. We strive to provide a welcoming and supportive environment that is conducive to learning, career development, recognition and most importantly, work-life balance.

On this note we are delighted to share that we have recently welcomed new staff to our Brisbane team:

Nitisha Malloo joins us from Melbourne in the position of Fire Engineer. Having previously worked with Warrington Fire since 2018, Nitisha brings with her significant experience in fire safety engineering with a keen interest in the development of innovative, performance-based solutions for projects that need architectural design flexibility. Nitisha is also well versed in undertaking cladding inspections, risk assessments and developing mitigation strategies for existing buildings for multiple large-scale clients such as Cladding Safety Victoria

Mithum Peiris joins us as a Graduate fire engineer who is currently in the final stages of completing his PHD titled ‘Structural and Fire Performance of Light Gauge Steel Framed Walls Subjected to Combined Compression and Bending Actions’. Mithum is a man of many talents, when he’s not thinking about fire, Mithum also has a keen interest in financial analytics, qualified as a Chartered Financial Analyst with the CFA Institute in the USA and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in the UK.

Oliver Lye joins us as an intern currently finishing his double major in Mechanical Engineering and Physics at the University of Queensland. Oliver is a keen rock climber and a QLD state squash player. We look forward to seeing Oliver progress as he completes his studies over the next year.

Welcome new Sotera colleagues!

At Sotera we combine proven fire science and novel thinking into safe, practical and cost-effective solutions aimed at preserving human life and assets while facilitating our client’s aesthetic and functional ambitions. With our expanding team of talented fire engineers, we can provide unrivaled service to our clients.

If you would like to learn more about our service offering check out our website at If you are interested in career opportunities with us at Sotera, we would love to hear from you.

At Sotera we are committed to incorporating practical and cost-effective fire safety solutions in the early stages of project design. We would love the opportunity to assist with your project, so get in touch with us at either of our offices in Brisbane or Gold Coast.