New South Wales



  • Andrew Morison MEIANZ

    Andrew Morison MEIANZ

    Andrew Morison MEIANZ President

    Andrew is passionate about supporting people, businesses and organisations to be successful whilst they deliver outcomes for the environment and our community. 

    He has worked for a number of private businesses and government agencies over his 35-year career.  Most recently he held a number of executive, non-executive director and advisory roles in private businesses that specialise across a range of environmental, heritage and earth sciences.

    He has led and advised businesses to deliver strategic focus as well as cultural, operational and performance improvements. He has delivered and supported leadership development and have run staff development and mentoring programs.


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  • Zoe McLaughlin MEIANZ

    Zoe McLaughlin MEIANZ

    Zoe McLaughlin MEIANZ Vice President

    Zoe is a Manager within the Environment and Planning team at Aurecon, with a degree in Environmental Engineering from UNSW. Her main expertise is in undertaking environmental impact assessment across the full project lifecycle, particularly for large road, rail and transmission line infrastructure projects.

    She also has experience working in contaminated land management. She is the current Vice President of the NSW Division and has previously spent her time on the NSW Division Committee focusing on developing and running events for Students and Early Career Practitioners, including the annual mentoring program.

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  • Kevin Roberts MEIANZ

    Kevin Roberts MEIANZ

    Kevin Roberts MEIANZ Secretary

    Kevin is the APAC Technical Director for Water and Environment for Cardno. Kevin has over 33 years’ experience in environmental policy and management across Government, Infrastructure and Consulting and is a long term member of the EIANZ.

    Kevin’s focus within Cardno and more broadly across industry is to support implementation of good environmental practice in design, operation, rehabilitation and policy. He is keen to ensure that the next generation of environmental managers have the skills and credibility to more effectively influence outcomes as part of multi-disciplinary teams.

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  • Faith Ijeyan MEIANZ

    Faith Ijeyan MEIANZ

    Faith Ijeyan MEIANZ Treasurer

    Faith is a highly motivated, passionate and experienced environment and sustainability professional. She is well vast in environmental compliance, monitoring, management systems and sustainability within construction, recycling and oil and gas industries.

    Her focus within the EIANZ NSW Division Committee alongside her responsibilities as treasurer, is promoting and supporting professional development events and opportunities for post-approval environmental management professionals.

    Faith has a genuine zest for life and enjoys spending time in nature, reading and volunteering in her free time.


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  • Lisa Mitchell MEIANZ

    Lisa Mitchell MEIANZ

    Lisa Mitchell MEIANZ Committee Member

    Lisa is a team leader in the Transport and Water Assessments team at the NSW Department of Planning and Environment and has been a member of EIANZ for. She has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Biology)(Hons) and spent 10 years in consulting as an ecologist and project manager before jumping to the public service 23 years ago where she has been able to indulge her passion in infrastructure which changes how people go about their lives. Lisa has worked in environmental impact assessment across a broad range of sectors, including mining, road, rail, ports, water supply, wastewater management, flood management, energy generation and transmission. She currently manages multi-disciplinary teams to undertake credible and robust assessments of passenger rail projects, leading teams working on Sydney Metro and light rail projects. Her purpose in joining the EIANZ NSW committee is to provide public sector representation and encourage others to do the same. Despite what her membership details say, she’s pretty sure she joined EIANZ back before the turn of the century while still a consultant. And she loves a laugh and to have fun while doing this stuff, so be prepared to hear about what her kids have done to annoy her this week and her tips for how to get out of an attempted carjacking situation.

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  • Jason Chan

    Jason Chan

    Jason Chan Committee Member

    Jason is an Environmental Scientist working within the Environment and Heritage Team at Sydney Water. Jason has undertaken lead and support authoring roles on various water and transport infrastructure projects from constraint analysis to environmental assessment and approval. His key focus on the EIANZ NSW Division Committee is to help early career professionals to grow and thrive within the industry.

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  • Natalia Gomez MEIANZ

    Natalia Gomez MEIANZ

    Natalia Gomez MEIANZ Committee Member

    Natalia is a Sustainability & Environmental specialist with a Bachelor of Environmental Science from James Cook University (Qld) and a Masters in Sustainability & Climate Policy from Curtin (WA). Natalia has lived and worked around Australia in environmental management, compliance and corporate sustainability for various sectors, including corporate businesses, construction, and consulting. Most recently, Natalia spent a couple of years in local government managing the environment and sustainability function at Shellharbour City before joining RARE Environmental as a technical lead in their new business stream for sustainability and compliance.

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  • Fiona Gainsford FEIANZ CEnvP

    Fiona Gainsford FEIANZ CEnvP

    Fiona Gainsford FEIANZ CEnvP Committee Member

    Fiona is a passionate environmental impact assessment specialist with 25 years’ experience.  She is an advocate for continuing professional development and high professional standards, recognising the benefits of time away from everyday work at the coal face to expand professional knowledge. Fiona is the current Secretary of the Institute Board, a former President of the NSW Division, the inaugural Chair of the EIANZ Advisory Council, a Fellow of the Institute and a Certified Environmental Practitioner – Impact Assessment Specialist. She was awarded the EIANZ's May Lou Morris Award for outstanding service to the Institute at a Divisional level in 2016.

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  • Rebecca Goodwin MEIANZ

    Rebecca Goodwin MEIANZ

    Rebecca Goodwin MEIANZ Committee Member

    Rebecca has over 16 years’ experience in ecology and has been involved in a large number of ecological studies of varying scales throughout Australia. She is currently working as the NSW Team Leader (Botany) at Biosis, and is an Accredited Assessor under the NSW Biodiversity Offset Scheme. She is also experienced in providing expert evidence in the Land and Environment Court.

    Rebecca has highly developed skills in research, project management, problem solving and effective communication, and these skills are complemented by her field skills with plant community type mapping and threatened flora and fauna surveys, on a variety of small and large scale projects. She also sits on the EIANZ Biodiversity Offsets Community of Practice Committee.

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  • Rhidian Harrington MEIANZ

    Rhidian Harrington MEIANZ

    Rhidian Harrington MEIANZ Committee Member

    Rhidian has over 25 years’ experience as an ecologist and project manager, including internationally in southern Africa and Pakistan. His experience includes threatened species management, biodiversity reserve management planning, biodiversity offset site establishment, ecology impact assessments and project management.

    He is an Accredited Assessor under the NSW Biodiversity Offset Scheme and has particular experience in developing sophisticated biodiversity offset strategies. Rhidian is currently the President of the NSW Division, having been the Vice President for two years prior to that. He is passionate about professional development and ensuring that environmental practitioners are operating to the highest standards, and that legislation and policy are achieving the environmental standards they are intended for. He has participated as a mentor in the NSW mentoring program for the last two years.

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  • Alex Iljin MEIANZ

    Alex Iljin MEIANZ

    Alex Iljin MEIANZ Committee Member

    Alex is a transport professional with over 35 years of experience in technical, project management, strategy and management roles for consultants and corporates. He has led the National transport planning practice at global engineering consulting companies and was Transurban’s inaugural Manager Traffic as the company delivered Melbourne CityLink and expanded to own multiple tollroads in Australia and the US. He now runs his own advisory practice.

    In addition to the EIANZ NSW committee, Alex has been on the AITPM Victorian committee and is currently also - member of the Executive of his school collegians association.


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  • David Johnson FEIANZ

    David Johnson FEIANZ

    David Johnson FEIANZ Comittee Member

    David Johnson is a Sydney based environmental scientist with over 35 years experience in the professional environmental arena, in both private and public sector roles.  He is a Fellow of EIANZ, a member for over 10 years and an Institute  Board member for 2 years.  After spending most of his career as a consultant in environmental management, impact assessment and contaminated sites.

    David recently completed 6 years as a Member of the NSW Planning Assessment Commission. He is an environmental expert on three council planning panels, a sessional lecturer in environmental science and a former Acting Commissioner in the NSW Land & Environment Court.  He now also chairs four Community Consultative Committees in regional NSW.

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  • Greg Marshall MEIANZ CEnvP- IA + REAP

    Greg Marshall MEIANZ CEnvP- IA + REAP

    Greg Marshall MEIANZ CEnvP- IA + REAP Committee Member

    Greg is a GHD Principal with 28 years environmental consulting experience for both public and private sector clients in Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong. Greg’s expertise lies in the scoping and management of impact assessments for major infrastructure projects across the energy, urban development, water and transport industry sectors.

    Greg is a NSW REAP and has been a member of EIANZ for over 14 years. Greg is responsible as the membership co-ordinator to the NSW Division committee. Greg loves bushwalking, yoga, ocean swimming and contributing his time to serve environmental and community causes.


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  • Jamie McMahon MEIANZ

    Jamie McMahon MEIANZ

    Jamie McMahon MEIANZ Committee Member

    I have over 18 years’ experience environmental planning and impact assessment, both within government and industry. In this time I’ve worked on a diverse range of projects including large scale road, rail, energy and water infrastructure. This has included offshore wind projects in the UK, and renewable energy and oil and gas projects in Africa and Asia.

    Having initially trained as an ecologist, I also maintain an ecological impact assessment role in my current position at AECOM. I’m keen to contribute my broad experience to strengthening the NSW Division of EIANZ for its members and the community.


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  • Dr Avanish Panikkar MEIANZ

    Dr Avanish Panikkar MEIANZ

    Dr Avanish Panikkar MEIANZ Committee Member

    Avanish has 20 years’ experience in various facets of environmental engineering spanning consulting, industrial, academic and research fields. His professional experience spans environmental management, compliance auditing, project management, risk assessment, water and wastewater treatment, solid waste and organics, and air quality assessment. His doctorate research focused on low-cost treatment options for domestic organic waste and wastewater.

    Avanish has held his Exemplar Global (RABQSA) accreditation as a Principal Environmental Auditor for over a decade. In addition to his current role at GHD where he is involved in environmental and quality auditing, project management of water infrastructure projects and environmental management reviews, he is also an adjunct senior lecturer with Griffith University and a contracted technical expert with JAS-ANZ.

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  • Zoe Wood MEIANZ

    Zoe Wood MEIANZ

    Zoe Wood MEIANZ Committee Member

    Zoe is an environmental practitioner who developed her passion for the environment through spending plenty of time outdoors. Currently working as a Principal Environmental Scientist with Stantec, Zoe leads a range of environmental impact assessments on complex industrial, road, water, sewer and waste projects. She has a keen interest in water resource and catchment management and securing reliable water supplies.

    Her career has included time managing environmental projects with Cardno, Arcadis, Sydney Water, the Australian Government Environment Department, the Murrumbidgee Catchment Management Authority and Non-Government Organisations. Zoe strives to undertake robust environmental assessments that promote improved environmental outcomes. Her key focus on the EIANZ NSW Division Committee will be developing and running events that share knowledge and generate enthusiasm in the environment industry.

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  • Travis Ng

    Travis Ng

    Travis Ng Committee Member

    Travis is an early career Environmental Consultant at ADE Consulting specialising in Contaminated Land Management. Travis has over a year of experience in the industry conducting contaminated site investigations and working with clients to manage risks, regularly working in the field and at a desk. He has had experience on major infrastructure projects including multiple NSW motorways and Sydney Metro sites as well as legacy sites for local councils such as regional gasworks and historic landfills.

    Travis also sits on the EIANZ Students and Early Careers Committee as the NSW representative.


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  • Wilson Lau

    Wilson Lau Secretariat

    Wilson is the secretariat for the NSW Division.

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