Sukhi Sendanayake is a fire assessment engineer with Warringtonfire Australia, based in Brisbane. With an extensive knowledge of Australian fire testing and assessment standards, she provides fire assessments for passive fire protection of structural components and systems, demonstrating compliance with the performance requirements of the National Construction Code (NCC). Specialising in fire protection of structural steel, she has worked with numerous Australian and international clients delivering both product- and project-specific fire assessment reports and consultancy advice relating to passive fire protection.

Project Experience

Sukhi has worked in passive fire protection of concrete, steel and composite concrete filled steel columns in accordance with requirements of standards such as AS 4100, AS 3600, AS 2327 and the relevant EN standards (EN 13381-4 and -8 for steel, EN 13381-3 for concrete and EN 13381-6 for composite).

Industry Memberships

Sukhi holds industry membership with the MIEAust, NER and RPEQ.


Sukhi holds a BSc in Engineering (Hons) from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Thailand, and a PhD from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane.

Published articles

Thermal analysis of structural steel beams using SAFIR FE software. Published on March 11, 2021


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