Our People

Karl Yunker

Managing Director, Pensar

As the founder and Managing Director of Pensar, Karl Yunker has steered the company from its origins in civil construction and urban development to designing and delivering sophisticated infrastructure solutions to serve the changing needs of government, industry and community.

Prior to establishing Pensar in 2000, Karl built an extensive career in infrastructure, mining and property development, working with leading civil, contracting and construction companies across Australia.

Based in Brisbane, Karl maintains an active role in the day-to-day operation of Pensar, its clients and projects. The founding principles of collaboration and building mutually rewarding relationships continue to drive Pensar and its work today.

Project experience

  • RAAF Base Amberley C-17 Globemaster Apron and Taxiway
    John Holland Group, Queensland
  • RAAF Base Amberley EA-18G Growler Facility
    Department of Defence/Lendlease, Queensland
  • Sinnathamby Boulevard/Augusta Parkway Duplication
    Springfield Land Corporation, Queensland
  • Walgett Weir Raising and Fishway
    Walgett Shire Council, New South Wales
  • Wamuran Recycled Water Irrigation Scheme
    Unitywater, Queensland
  • Molendinar Water Treatment Plant
    Seqwater, Gold Coast, Queensland

“Palladium has an admirable capacity to connect and work with governments and communities globally, meeting logistical challenges and delivering social change. Pensar has the technical capabilities and connections to build innovative solutions to community infrastructure challenges. We both think big. We both appreciate the bigger picture. P2 is the perfect partnership for delivering community infrastructure, building positive change and making a difference in the Asia-Pacific.”