Western Australia

Committee

Committee

  • Belinda Bastow FEIANZ

    Belinda Bastow FEIANZ

    Belinda Bastow FEIANZ President
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    Belinda has been a member of the EIANZ since 2014. Belinda is Director at Integrate Sustainability with over 20 years’ experience in Environment, Safety and Sustainability in the Resource Sector. You may also know her from the Goldfields Environmental Management Group (GEMG) or the more recently formed Environmental Practitioners Network. Belinda hopes her passion and enthusiasm for networking and knowledge sharing drives a more inclusive EIANZ for all environmental practitioners.

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  • Rupert Duckworth MEIANZ

    Rupert Duckworth MEIANZ

    Rupert Duckworth MEIANZ Vice President (Students and Early Careers Champion)
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    Rupert is an environmental engineer with post graduate qualifications in Environmental Science and Engineering Geology. He has 16 years’ experience as a Business Manager, Project Manager and Environmental Scientist, with a further 10 years as a Geotechnical Engineer responsible for the delivery of projects in the civil (infrastructure, residential, industrial), mining, oil and gas sectors. He has worked on and managed projects in numerous locations across Western Australia plus in South Africa, Botswana, Oman, UAE (Dubai, Abu Dhabi), Qatar, Chile and South East Asia.

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  • Mitt Ramgobin MEIANZ

    Mitt Ramgobin MEIANZ

    Mitt Ramgobin MEIANZ Treasurer
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    Mitt is an environmental professional with 12+ years’ experience in environment and heritage management ranging from planning, design, impact assessment and approvals to construction and project close out. He has a Bachelor of Science and Post Graduate Certificate in Environmental Impact Assessment. Mitt is a strong proponent of using robust scientific data for decision making and sustainable development. Mitt joined the EIANZ in 2012 as a networking platform and the opportunity to collaborate with other environmental practitioners to influence policy, strategy and reconciliation.

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  • Tahlia Walsh MEIANZ CEnvP

    Tahlia Walsh MEIANZ CEnvP

    Tahlia Walsh MEIANZ CEnvP Secretary (Communications Champion)
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    Tahlia is a Certified Environmental Practitioner with over twelve years’ experience in the resource industry. She has worked in the gold, nickel, iron ore, oil and gas industries and currently holds the title of Approvals Specialist for Rio Tinto Iron Ore. Tahlia has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and has completed further study in workplace health and safety and auditing. Tahlia joined the EIANZ with the hope to contribute to the continuous improvement of environmental management and policy development.

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  • Diane Dowdell FEIANZ

    Diane Dowdell FEIANZ

    Diane Dowdell FEIANZ Committee Member (Events Champion)
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    With twenty years’ experience as an environmental professional, across government and private industry, Diane has an MBA and Master of Environmental Science.  Diane has worked in environmental management, tourism planning and public policy in Australia, Europe, North and South America. She is currently undertaking a PhD in social performance in mining through the University of Queensland and works with a number of companies in ESG related guidance.

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  • Melissa Harrison MEIANZ

    Melissa Harrison MEIANZ

    Melissa Harrison MEIANZ Committee Member (Mentoring Champion)
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    Melissa has over 19 years of professional management experience and has spent the last 14 years specialising in Commonwealth and Western Australian environmental and heritage impact assessments and approvals. She has worked as a consultant and on the client side across the utilities, aviation, construction, mining and civil infrastructure industries. Melissa also undertakes risk and compliance management and assessment and is a qualified lead auditor with desktop verification, due diligence and field inspection experience. Melissa currently leads a team of highly experienced officers undertaking approvals and compliance assessments and management within a State government agency.

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  • Siobhan Pelliccia MEIANZ

    Siobhan Pelliccia MEIANZ

    Siobhan Pelliccia MEIANZ Committee Member (Policy and Advocacy Champion)
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    Siobhan is the Director of Blueprint Environmental Strategies Pty Ltd and has over 14 years’ experience working in environmental impact assessment and management in the resources sector providing services in environmental impact assessment, management, approvals, compliance, mine closure planning, due diligence and technical review.   Siobhan has a Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law and sees EIANZ as the peak body to promote the development of sound environmental policy, legislation and guidance that supports principles of environmental protection and ecological sustainable development.

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  • Vicki-lee Morrison MEIANZ

    Vicki-lee Morrison MEIANZ

    Vicki-lee Morrison MEIANZ Committee Member
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    Vicki-Lee has been involved with the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) since 2006 after graduating from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) with a Bachelor of Social Science (Environment). Vicki-lee previously worked for URS consulting (Melbourne) as an Environmental Scientist working primarily in cleaner production; environmental auditing and improvement plans; and sustainability auditing, reporting and assurance. Vicki-lee has also previously worked for the City of Perth initially as Environment Officer and then as the Project Manager for the Sustainable Management Approaches at the City research project. Vicki-lee is currently studying Master of Environment (Economics and Policy) at Griffith University and preparing for a return to professional work in the sector after taking a career break to raise her family.

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  • Sarah Thomas MEIANZ

    Sarah Thomas MEIANZ

    Sarah Thomas MEIANZ Committee Member
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    Sarah has been a member of the EIANZ since 2012 and joined the WA committee in 2020. Sarah currently works for De Grey Mining in the role of Environmental Superintendent and has over 15 years’ experience as an environmental practitioner in the mining and construction industries. During her time in the resources sector, Sarah has worked across a variety of commodities, through the project lifecycle stages, from exploration, development, mining & processing as well as closure implementation. Sarah has a comprehensive knowledge of strategic planning, risk management, environmental management systems and compliance, as well as approvals, mine closure and rehabilitation. Sarah strives to be a solutions focussed professional who delivers practical outcomes for industry, whilst ensuring environmental impacts are appropriately managed.

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  • Aneesh Toolse MEIANZ

    Aneesh Toolse MEIANZ

    Aneesh Toolse MEIANZ Committee Member

    Aneesh is an Environmental Engineer who completed a Master of Environmental Engineering at the University of Western Australia and has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Edith Cowan University. Aneesh has been working across the mineral resources sector and has been involved with various major mining projects across Western Australia and is also an Exemplar Global Certified Lead Auditor and has been conducting independent audits across WA. Aneesh joined EIANZ with the aim to help new graduates and early environmental professionals grow, but to also assist in the development and review of environmental policy.

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