Northern Territory

Northern Territory

Meet our committee

  • Jeff Richardson MEIANZ

    Jeff Richardson MEIANZ

    Jeff Richardson MEIANZ President
    +61 409 881 874 Email

    Jeff has a BSc (Hons) from James Cook University.  He has worked for the Commonwealth and Western Australian governments and as a consultant in policy, land management and science roles. In 2008 was peer nominated for the award as Conservation Scientist of the Year in WA for his leadership in linking science with conservation practice and engagement in the south-west of Western Australia.  Currently the Principal Consultant at EcOz Environmental Consultants in Darwin, Jeff retains his interest in environmental outcomes through community involvement in policy development and application. He has been an EIANZ member since 2012.  He is currently on the Advisory Council and the President of the NT Division.

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  • Craig Smith MEIANZ

    Craig Smith MEIANZ

    Craig Smith MEIANZ Vice President
    +61 433 065 777 Email

    Craig is an Environmental Manager within NT Government undertaking environmental and cultural approvals, and environmental management of NT Government infrastructure projects.  He has been an EIANZ member since 2013, and has held the NT committee positions of Secretary and Vice President.

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  • Tom Ewers-Reilly MEIANZ

    Tom Ewers-Reilly MEIANZ

    Tom Ewers-Reilly MEIANZ Treasurer
    +61 403 940 278 Email

    Tom has a degree in Natural Resource Management (BSc Hons) from the University of Western Australia. He has worked as an Environmental Consultant in the Northern Territory since 2003 and is currently a Managing Consultant at EcOz Environmental Consultants in Alice Springs. Tom’s main areas of expertise is ecology and environmental impact assessment for project located within central and northern Australia. He has been an EIANZ member since 2007 and has been the NT Division Treasurer since 2010.

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  • Jane Munday MEIANZ

    Jane Munday MEIANZ

    Jane Munday MEIANZ Secretary
    +61427 880 083 Email

     

    Jane Munday is a community engagement and social impact assessment practitioner who has lived in the Northern Territory since 1994. She spent 10 years in senior government communication and marketing positions, established Michels Warren Munday in 2004 and sold the business (now True North Strategic Communication) in 2015. She works part-time with True North and is a PhD Candidate with the Northern Institute of Charles Darwin University. Jane is on the Board of Territory Natural Resource Management, the Community Benefit Fund and a national social impact assessment working group of the EIANZ.

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  • Bill Low MEIANZ

    Bill Low MEIANZ

    Bill Low MEIANZ Southern Region
    +61 8 8955 5222 Email

    Bill Low has worked in environmental research and management since 1970 throughout the NT and adjacent states but specialising in Central Australia. In 1980, he founded Low Ecological Services, the longest running environmental survey business in the Northern Territory. His team of consultants has completed more than 700 major environmental monitoring projects for public and private companies, governments, NGOs and individuals. Bill has been involved with EIANZ since its inception, as well as several environmental, historical and heritage organisations in Alice Springs and the Territory, including The Rangeland Seminars, Land for Wildlife Central Australia and the National Trust. He competes in squash and Olympic-style pistol shooting.

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  • Tony Mott, MEIANZ

    Tony Mott, MEIANZ

    Tony Mott, MEIANZ Committee Member
    +61 419 890 668 Email

    Tony, who recently joined the NT Division, works on economic and environment policy and projects in the Department of the Chief Minister. He spent 10 years in international trade including trading in the North American financial markets before transitioning to work in risk management at ANZ’s head office. His move to Darwin arose from the opportunity to manage commercial banking in the Northern Territory for ANZ. In 2011 he joined the Northern Territory Government to promote investment opportunities and major projects. In 2020 he will complete a Master of Environmental Management at Charles Darwin University which has included field work in the Galapagos Islands, the Brazilian Amazon, and in the Otway Basin off the Victorian coast.

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  • Mia Sandgren, MEIANZ

    Mia Sandgren, MEIANZ

    Mia Sandgren, MEIANZ Committee Member
    +61 8 8920 1120 Email

    Mia is an assessment officer at the Supervising Scientist Branch of the Australian Government’s Department of the Environment and Energy, which provides regulatory oversight of uranium mining in the Alligator Rivers region. Mia has been an EIANZ member since 2016 when she joined as a student while studying geography and environmental studies at the Australian National University.

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  • Sarah Smith, MEIANZ

    Sarah Smith, MEIANZ

    Sarah Smith, MEIANZ Committee Member
    +61 407 912 987 Email

    Sarah is an ecologist with more than 10 years’ experience working in environmental consulting in the Northern Territory. Her experience includes environmental approvals, environmental and biodiversity management planning and implementation, mine closure, rehabilitation and monitoring. Sarah has a PhD in zoology and eight years’ post-doctoral research experience resulting in more than 25 scientific publications.

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  • Brad Torgan, MEIANZ

    Brad Torgan, MEIANZ

    Brad Torgan, MEIANZ Committee member
    61 8 8946 2939 Email

    Brad is Special Counsel at Ward Keller in Darwin, with a practice emphasising environmental impact assessment and environmental regulatory compliance in the pastoral and mining industries.  He served as General Counsel to the California Department of Parks and Recreation, including as counsel to the California Office of Historic Preservation. Brad's undergraduate degree is in Public Policy from Duke University. He has a Master of Regional Planning and a Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina and a Master of Environmental Law from the University of Sydney. A member of EIANZ since 2018, Brad is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners.

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Northern Territory

Northern Territory Division members cover a cross-section of environmental professionals from consultancies, government and industry.

The division has four priorities:

  • making submissions on proposed legislation, policy or regulations on behalf of the environmental practitioners in the Northern Territory
  • providing relevant professional development and information sessions to members and the community
  • supporting the transition of students from higher education to jobs in the industry
  • fostering a network of environmental practitioners.

Anyone interested in contributing to the division is welcome to come along to our next committee meeting. Contact Jeff Richardson (NT Division President) or Jane Munday (Secretary) at the details below.


Contact Us

  • Postal Address
    PO Box 4832
    Darwin NT 0801

  • President
    Jeff Richardson

  • Contact
    +61 409 881 874

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