cec team

At CEC, our expertise and professionalism set us apart from the rest. We are firm believers in investing in people, technology, and innovation, starting right here in our office. Our in-depth approach to every project allows us to execute every project as swiftly as possible, making our work the beginning of something great.

Our key personnel drive business change, while working
collaboratively to inspire and deliver on our promise.
Paul El-Bayeh
Managing Director

Paul has successfully established CEC, envisioning a consultancy firm that focuses on the clients expected outcomes becoming a reality. By establishing innovative and systemic internal processes unique to the firm, CEC provides a forward-thinking approach to all projects ensuring deadlines and budgets are met. As an experienced professional with a wealth of industry insight, Paul spearheads the inspired team of engineers and draftsmen, leading by way of passion, dedication and commitment to delivering beyond excellence.


Fellow Member of Engineers Australia | Chartered Professional Engineer | Listed on the National Engineers Register | Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland | NSW Fair Trading Design Practitioner | NSW Fair Trading Professional Engineer

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Raymond Frangi
Principal Engineer | Partner

As Principal Engineer & Partner at CEC, Raymond provides accuracy and excellency with maintaining the company’s Quality Assurance & Risk Management system, along with operating logistics, business development and team development. Raymond has established a reputation of trust, transparency and professionalism.


B.E. (Civil & Structures) | Dip. Eng. Prac. | M.I.E. Aust. | PEng | Cert IV in Building & Construction | NSW Fair Trading Design Practitioner | NSW Fair Trading Professional Engineer

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Amir Eslami
Principal Engineer | Partner

With a Master of Science in Geotechnical Engineering, Amir adopts a strategic approach to engineering, applying forward-thinking principles. Understanding not only the latest in design codes, Amir also ensures a client-first approach at the forefront of CEC’s operations is maintained and upheld, continuously striving towards best practice.


B.E. (Civil & Structures) | M.E. (Geotechnical) | M.I.E. Aust. | NSW Fair Trading Design Practitioner | NSW Fair Trading Professional Engineer

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Administration Team
Sharon D’Souza
Office Manager
Majella Miller
Accounts Manager
Structural Team Leaders
Andrew Chan
Principal Engineer
Afshin Mellati
Senior Structural Engineer
Ahmad Naanouh
Senior Structural Engineer
Joseph Cece
Senior Structural Engineer
Civil/Stormwater Team Leaders
Mathew Wahbe
Senior Civil/Stormwater Engineer
Facade Team Leaders
Eugene Asante
Senior Structural/Facade Engineer
Shaun Graham
Senior Structural/Facade Engineer
Alex Paouris
Senior Facade Designer
Geotechnical Team Leaders
Shyam Ghimire
Principal Geotechnical Engineer/Geologist
Amir Farazmand
Associate Geotechnical Engineer
Senior Draftspersons
Paul Aoun
Senior Draftsperson
Andrew Lister
Drafting Manager
Environmental Engineer
Zuhaib Siddiqui
Lead Environmental Engineer
Collaboration is key

A crucial part of our services is that every one of our engineers collaborates with our director or senior management of staff. This ensures that every project delivered is high in calibre, unable to be surpassed in quality, cost-efficiency, and innovation.

  • Your success us our success
  • Embrace change and lead
  • Innovative & creative thinking
  • Build relationships with clients
  • Our team are our greatest asset
  • Share knowledge & insights