Dehlia has over 20 years’ experience in environmental management and sustainability within the Transport, Resource, Utility and Land Development sectors in both Western Australia and the UK. Dehlia’s focus has been to provide environmental and sustainable strategy and leadership to clients and the environmental and engineering consultancy firms which she has operated within.
Dehlia has delivered project and governance outcomes for many clients including Rio Tinto, BHP, Roy Hill, Fortescue, Pilbara Port Authority, BP, Main Roads Western Australia, Water Corporation and Horizon Power. Specialising in the planning and implementation of sustainability and environmental management and assessments, Dehlia has developed the economic assessments of environmental and social outcomes over an assets full life cycle. She has also defined and implemented sustainable project delivery frameworks, driving effective risk management and best practice principals and outcomes across corporate and project contexts within engineering, environmental and social disciplines.
Dehlia's career foundation is based within Western Australian Local Governments and the Department of Environmental Protection. Her government tenure was followed by eight years at Halcrow (CH2MHill/Jacobs) leaving as an Associate Director - Environment. After returning to Perth and four years at WorleyParsons as the Sustainability and Climate Change Manager (Principal Consultant) and five years at Strategen Environmental as a Principal and Partner, Dehlia joins us here at SLR.
Asia Pacific Regional Manager, Paul Gardiner commented: “We identified Western Australia as a key strategic growth area for SLR, so to recruit someone with Dehlia's local experience and reputation puts us in a great position. Not to mention the broad skill set that will benefit the business both regionally and globally. We are honoured to welcome her to the team”
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