Qualifications:  BEnvP, MEnvLaw, CEnvP, Lead Environmental Auditor (IEMA)

Simon is a senior environment and planning specialist with extensive experience in the development consulting industry.

Environmental planning expertise

  • Environmental regulations
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Natural resource management
  • Expert evidence
  • Community consultation
  • Environmental auditing
  • Approvals and permitting.

Simon has extensive experience in the project management of large multidisciplinary Environmental Impact Assessments, and includes preparing and undertaking detailed community and government consultation strategies and negotiating approvals, licenses, permits and conditions with consent authorities.

His statutory planning experience includes urban planning and environmental impact assessment to assist clients with technical knowledge of development controls and provides advice on specific development procedures and approvals.

Auditing experience

Simon has extensive experience in environmental auditing of large construction and commercial operation including road construction, quarry, mining, bridges, dams and pipelines.

With specific expertise in environmental auditing and environmental planning, Simon has been the Government appointed Environmental Representative for the:

  • Sapphire to Woolgoolga Pacific Highway Upgrade
  • Tintenbar to Ewingsdale Pacific Highway Upgrade
  • New Grafton Bridge
  • Keepit Dam upgrades
  • the Newcastle Inner City Bypass (Stage 5).

Simon is a member of the Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand, Certified Environmental Practitioner and a qualified Environmental Compliance Auditor.

He is a NSW Department of Environment and Planning approved Environmental Management Representative/Environmental Representative with specific experience on roads, mining, bridge and water infrastructure projects.

Simon is a Director at GeoLINK and manages the Armidale office.

View Simon’s projects here.

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