SLR Consulting is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew O’Brien as Operations Manager - Environmental Management, Planning and Approvals (EMPA) . Andrew will be based in our Brisbane office, and will be responsible for leading our Asia Pacific Environment and Social Impact Assessment, Transport Advisory and Environmental Management, Permitting and Compliance teams.View Article
Environmental Management, Planning & Approvals Overview
Our Environmental Management, Planning & Approvals (EMPA) teams ensure clients receive the best advice and support on both new developments and on-going operations
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Jonathan Crowther(AFR) Close
Jonathan is the Operations Manager for Environmental Management, Planning and Approvals in the Africa region. He has over 27 years of experience in a wide range of environmental disciplines, including environmental impact assessments, management plans / programmes, auditing & monitoring, construction, environmental control and public consultation.
He has project managed a large number of offshore oil and gas EIA’s for various exploration and production activities. Jonathan also has extensive environmental experience in the infrastructure and waste management sectors.
Rod Masters(APAC) Close
Rod has 30 years’ experience in undertaking soil surveys, formulating erosion and sediment control plans, conducting land reclamation and revegetation programs, preparing water management plans and assessing environmental impact of industrial developments such as abattoirs, steelworks, alumina refineries / aluminum production plants and intensive agriculture (beef cattle feedlots, dairies, piggeries, poultry) and viticulture.
Rod is a Certified Professional Soil Scientist (CPSS Stage 3) with the Australian Society of Soil Science and a Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Control (CPESC) with the International Erosion Control Association (IECA). Having fulfilled the roles of extension officer, regulator, consultant and contractor, Rod is in the unique position of having an intimate knowledge and understanding of soil and water management issues within a variety of industries.
Stewart Lenton(EUR) Close
Stewart is a Technical Director with SLR and has over 25 years experience within the Minerals sector, both in a senior management position within the minerals industry and as an experienced consultant within SLR Consulting Limited. Stewart has managed a wide range of major Environmental Impact Assessment projects for major minerals developments throughout the UK for many of the major operators within the minerals industry, including both greenfield developments and extensions to existing operations. In addition to this he advises clients on a wide range of commercial negotiations, and property related matters, including advising on sale and purchase transactions, lease negotiations, due diligence, compensation and other estates management issues.
Stephan Theben(CAN) Close
Stephan is a Managing Principal and Mining Sector Lead for the Canadian Operations. He has provided engineering and environmental services for over 18 years for mining and other projects in over 25 countries in North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia. His experience includes work with prefeasibility and feasibility studies, EPCM, site construction, Environmental Assessments (EAs), management plans, environmental permitting and stakeholder consultation, including First Nations and Métis.
Heather Bartlett(US) Close
Ms. Bartlett has over 25 years of experience as an environmental compliance specialist working with industry at both the individual facility and corporate environmental positions, and as an environmental consultant representing manufacturing companies across North America. As a Principal Engineer, Ms. Bartlett leads a compliance team with specializing in environmental compliance and permitting, auditing, and sustainability.