Tim Elder – Erosion and Soil Scientist
BSC (Hons) CPESC
Managing Consultant - Water
Tim is an environmental manager with over 23 years’ experience in natural resource management, working both within the public and private sectors (including over 4 years working with oil & gas). He is a Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Control (CPESC) with technical skills in soil conservation, river rehabilitation planning, conservation earthworks, management plans, mine rehabilitation, land assessment and acid sulfate soils. He is also experienced in project management, risk assessment, education and training, EMS and auditing.Er
Bruce Ryan -Environmental and Radiation Specialist
Cert Eng (Elec), BSc (Earth Science), Grad Dip (Env Chem), Grad Cert (GW Hyd), MSPERA, MIAH
Managing Consultant - Mining
Bruce is an environmental and radiation specialist with more than 28 years experience working in the mining sector. He has worked for the Commonwealth Government as a research scientist and a mining regulator. He has worked as a consultant in senior safety, health, environmental and radiation management roles in industry, government and on international projects. This included working with the IAEA, international universities and NGO's. He worked for almost six years in senior management roles in operational mine sites in Africa. He has a keen interest in groundwater and isotope studies.
David van den Hoek – Botanist and revegetation specialist
Senior Botanical Consultant
David is a botanist who was born and bred in the Northern Territory. He has worked extensively in remote regions, gaining an intimate knowledge of the environment with a strong focus on NT flora. David has specialist experience with botanical survey and mapping, development of mine site revegetation programs and ongoing monitoring, weed and fire management, land suitability and capability assessments, and development of erosion and sediment control plans.
Emma Smith – Water Specialist
Senior Environmental Consultant
Emma is an environmental scientist with over 16 years’ experience developing water quality monitoring programs, water management plans and conducting surveys and assessments in both freshwater and estuarine environments. She also has experience in monitoring of groundwater, stormwater, trade waste and potable (drinking) water. Emma previously worked for the Commonwealth Government research organisation Geoscience Australia conducting research and coordinating fieldwork investigations into the impact of catchment pollutants on estuarine health.
Keith Munson – Spatial and QHSE Specialist
Senior GIS Consultant, Quality, Health, Safety and Environment Systems Manager
Keith has over 10 years’ experience as a spatial scientist working in the natural resource management and consulting fields in northern Australia. He has experience with a wide variety of GIS and remote sensing software, and is working with drones to provide aerial imagery for EcOz projects. Keith has a Cert IV in Occupational Health and Safety, and has written EcOz’s WH&S plan which was certified to AS/NZ 4801 Standard in 2014. He has also guided EcOz through re-certification of our ISO 9001 Quality Plan.