Grant Smith is a graduate civil engineer with AECOM in Perth, Australia. He earned a bachelor’s degree in surveying from Curtin University and then worked for six years as a hydrographic surveyor and project coordinator. He entered the University of Western Australia's Master of Professional Engineering (Civil Engineering) program in 2014 and completed his studies in 2017. The focus of his studies included geotechnical, coastal and offshore engineering. While undertaking his master’s degree, Grant also completed 18 months work experience in both the geotechnical and structural engineering fields.