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Meet Dr Benjamin Kus

Dr Benjamin Kus
Chief Executive Officer, Watercom
B.E. Civil (Hons), Dip. Eng., PhD Eng., MIEAust

Dr Benjamin Kus is an astute and accomplished engineer, business manager, academic and educator, with over 20 years of experience in urban development, stormwater design, on-site detention and flood studies.

He is a contributing author of the national Australian Rainfall and Runoff (ARR 2019) guidelines having authored Chapter 5 ‘Stormwater Conveyance’, in Book 9 ‘Runoff in Urban Areas’, has completed a PhD in Engineering – Membrane Technology and Water Harvesting, and is a published author of over a dozen journal papers.

Ben currently helms two of Australia’s leading engineering businesses – Watercom and Kustom Engineering – and is also guiding the nation’s next generation of engineers as a guest lecturer at the University of Wollongong.

Meet the Executive Team

We’re a multidisciplinary team based in Australia with 80+ years of combined experience in the water, hydrology and engineering industries. We work with government, businesses and people across Australia and the world.

Dr Benjain Kus

Dr Benjamin Kus

Chief Executive OfficerB.E. Civil (Hons), Dip. Eng., PhD Eng., MIEAust

Dr Benjamin Kus is an astute and accomplished engineer, business manager, academic and educator, with over 20 years experience in urban development, stormwater design, on-site detention and flood studies.

Dr Ashis Dey

Dr Ashis Dey

General Manager
BEng (Civil), MEng, PhD (Water), FIEAust

Ashis brings over 30 years of water, hydrology and software experience to Watercom. He has worked in technical, commercial and leadership roles within the public and private sectors, including universities, consultants and government-owned organisations.

Hossein Ansari

Hossein Ansari

Technical Manager & Principal Engineer B.E. Civil, Dip. Eng., MIEAust

Hossein is a Civil Engineer with over 20 years of experience in both the public and private sectors, previously working as a Senior Design Engineer at Sutherland Shire Council and as a Drainage Investigation Engineer at City of Botany Bay Council.