Lachlan has worked at the State and Federal government level, and as a consultant, in environmental impact assessment, environmental management, land use planning and natural resource management. He is a Certified Environmental Practitioner and Impact Assessment Specialist and chairs the Institute’s Special Interest Section on Impact Assessment. He has been a member of EIANZ for over 20 years.
Lachlan currently works for JBS&G Australia Pty Ltd as the State Lead (Victoria) for environmental assessments. With around twenty years of experience in impact assessment, he has worked on a number of complex multi-jurisdiction projects such as the Olympic Dam expansion, Brisbane Airport New Parallel Runway, Tugun Bypass and Central Eyre Iron Project. He is passionate about promoting good practice in impact assessment to deliver good environmental outcomes.
Lachlan is also the chair of the organising committee for the 2019 International Association for Impact Assessment conference in Brisbane in April/May 2019.
In 2015, Lachlan received the Certified Environmental Practitioner of the Year award.