Fernanda Kunoh

Geotechnical Engineer

Fernanda has 5 years of experience in geotechnical engineering, ranging from research projects to dam safety, and infrastructure projects tailored to mining plants.
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Portuguese & English

The effective use of geotechnics in engineering allows for the development of projects that are safer for the environment and the community, and more cost effective.

Fernanda is a geotechnical engineer, based in Belo Horizonte. She brings more than five years of academic experience, auditing and geotechnical projects focused on mining. She has conducted research involving the use of geosynthetics for gold tailings disposal, contributed to inspections and audits of major tailings dams in Minas Gerais, and contributed to both an Environmental and Operational Risk (EoR) project and a geotechnical project focused on infrastructure.

Fernanda was the inaugural member of Ausenco's Sustainability practice in Brazil. In this role, she evaluated the requirements of the existing business lines (Project Delivery and Pipelines) and provided invaluable support as the company's Brazilian business lines expanded.

Country experience:

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Chile