BRUCE WALLEN | Quality Assurance Manager

One of DML’s points of difference resides in the calibre of our team. We consider Bruce a ‘master’ in our industry. He leads DML's quality assurance, ensuring clients are receiving the very best outcomes within the inevitable constraints that budgets or conditions often present.

Bruce is a IHO Cat A qualified hydrographic surveyor with over 34 years experience and is our technical expert who pays attention to the detail needed for delivering precise and accurate surveys.

Bruce departed the RNZN in 1997 as a Lieutenant Commander to take on the Hydrographic Advisor role at Land Information NZ (LINZ). While with LINZ, he achieved many milestones in developing new initiatives and standards for the deregulated New Zealand hydrographic survey industry.

Bruce has in-depth knowledge of how to combine a science and hydrographic surveys and achieve excellent outcomes for all stakeholders .

With his extensive naval background he's  not only a technically superior hydrographic surveyor, he is also a mariner; an important attribute in our industry.  Bruce is also a member of the NZ Institute of Surveyors.