partnering to deliver a more sustainable environment

EnviroPartners Projects

EnviroPartners projects demonstrate the diversity of clients that we service.

Please see:

  • Our Services and Skills page for a full list of skills and services.
  • The list below of satisfied and current clients for a snapshot of what we have already achieved.

Contact us for more details on these and any other projects.

 

 

Project:

CEnvP Board

Status:

ongoing

Board member since 2014 accountable for governance and compliance, and with responsibility for ratifying certifications and auditing Continuous Professional Development. Led an appeal committee.

 

Client:

Certified Environmental Professional scheme, Australia and New Zealand

 

Project:

Climate Change certification

Status:

ongoing

Led Climate Change Special Interest Section Executive to create a certification specialty (2010-2014),test proficiencies in Iceland (2014) and nationally (2015), chair (2016-17) and contribute strategically (2019) and broadly.

Client:

EIANZ

 

Project:

 Teaching English

Status:

ongoing

In 2017 taught English in India Nepal and since have been helping develop (in Australia), test (in

Ecuador 2019) and improve a WordMagic suite of English Language Apps.

 

Client:

Various in India and Nepal, Paddi Lund for WordMagic

 

Project:

Mentoring

Status:

ongoing

Throughout his late career Simon has helped about 20 professionals in their business start-ups and 20

young professionals in formal (through QUT, EIANZ) and informally in career advice. This continues

internationally, e.g. Ecuador 2019 with three groups of about 20 students

 

Client:

Many

 

Project:

PNG and Pacific Islands Literacy

Status:

ongoing

ISince 2015, helped with book-collection, packing and logistics.

 

Client:

Books4PNGKids

 

Project:

 COP25 climate action

Status:

ongoing

Since early 2019, helped prepare the climate action agenda for: 1) staging COP25 in Chile and 2) for Chile

 

Client:

Government of Chile

 

Project:

 CIAM congress and setup

Status:

ongoing

Since May 2019, helped run a Congress on environment  and sustainability; and advised on a professional

environmental association set-up.

 

Client:

Colegio de Ingenieros Ambientales, Ecuador

 

Project:

 NPAQ volunteer coordinator

Status:

completed April 2019

Coordinated the selection and engagement of volunteers to help with advocacy, technical advice and

administrative support to NPAQ executive and staff.

 

Client:

National Parks Association of Queensland

 

Project:

Environmental advice

Status:

completed April 2019

Strategic, acquisition and tender advice on Queensland mines.

 

Client:

HSE Mining

 

Project:

 Himalayas environmental advice

Status:

completed Nov 2017

Wrote environmental education articles for Contact Magazine (for India), Tibet Nature Environmental Conservation Network (for Tibet) & community awareness (for India). Advised on local waste and water initiatives.

 

Client:

 Lha Charitable Trust, India.

 

Project:

 Snow Leopard support

Status:

completed Oct 2017

Prepared and trained staff on an operations manual, strategic/business planning and on an Ecotourism framework (for India) .

 

Client:

 Snow Leopard Conservancy - India Trust

 

Project:

Governance support

Status:

completed July 2017

Assisted with improving systems across the non-profit organisation:

  • policies and procedures;
  • time recording;
  • volunteering

Client:

Bush Heritage Australia

 

Project:

Music artists management

Status:

completed Oct 2016

Managed and booked music artists for two years

Client:

Emily Massingham & Arstidir

 

Project:

Leadership advice

Status:

completed April 2016

Advice over 10 months for SMEC's leadership program.

Client:

C3 Leadership

 

Project:

Environmental advice

Status:

completed Oct 2015

Writer and facilitator of company experience for an EOI for the Cooroy to Curra section of the Bruce Highway 

Client:

BGC Contractors

 

Project:

Business and climate change support

Status:

completed Feb 2015

Led development of a Business Adaptation Network and supported four grant submissions over 9 months.

Client:

Green Cross Australia

 

Project:

EMS improvement 

Status:

completed March 2014

Writer, facilitator and auditor since September 2012 for a revised EMS across the business that includes EIS, exploration, mine closure and a port

Client:

New Hope Group

 

Project:

Coal dust               

Status:

completed March 2014

Strategic and technical adviser to users and government stakeholders, and manager of consultants, on 14 coal dust projects over one year that related to Queensland's South-West rail corridor and showed coal is little different to soil.

Client:

New Hope Group

 

Project:

Spill management

Status:

completed Nov 2013

Advisor for management of a significant spill incident

Client:

Enermech

 

Project:

EIS advice      

Status:

completed Oct 2013

Peer reviewer of the New Acland Stage 3 EIS EM Plan and groundwater section and also of the New Lenton EIS baseline studies

Client:

New Hope Group

 

Project:

Mine acquisition and relinquishment

Status:

completed Sep 2013

Peer reviewer of environmental due diligence findings for a mine acquisition and auditor for the surrender of an Environmental Authority on a mining lease

Client:

New Hope Group

 

Project:

Tender EMP

Status:

completed Aug 2013

Developer and negotiator for a tender EMP to suit the Cooroy to Curra section of the Bruce Highway

Client:

Obrascon Huarte Lain SA (and Australian partners)

 

Project:

Rail coal dust

Status:

completed Jan 2013

Leader of a partnership with Air, Noise and Environment Pty Ltd over 4 months to report on coal dust emissions from rail loading and unloading assets along Queensland's South West rail corridor

Client:

New Hope Group

 

Project:

Workforce planning advice

Status:

completed Feb 2013

Strategic advisor over 12 months for mine workforce planning and skilling

Client:

Kinetic Group

 

Project:

EMP

Status:

completed Sept 2012

Practical improvement of Brisbane's coal port terminal EMP

Client:

Queensland Bulk Handling

 

Project:

Environmental review

Status:

completed July 2012

Design facilitator, writer and site coach of project environmental planning documents for Rio Tinto's Kestrel mine extension conveyor corridor

Client:

BGC Contractors

 

Project:

Environmental review

Status:

completed July 2012

Environmental and compliance reviewer for Brisbane's coal export port terminal

Client:

Queensland Bulk Handling

 

Project:

Stormwater advice

Status:

completed June 2012

Designer and construction advisor of the erosion and sediment controls for the demolished Leukaemia Foundation Queensland site

Client:

Abigroup

 

Project:

Potable water systems

Status:

completed April 2012

HSE leader of a partnership with EnviroCheck to improve potable water management systems, including training, for all mines

Client:

Thiess Australian Mining

 

Project:

Hospital ISO 14001 audit

Status:

completed March 2012

Lead EMS auditor of the design and construction of Queensland's Children's Hospital building and facilities

Client:

Abigroup

 

Project:

Corporate HSEC framework

Status:

Completed March 2012

HSEC leader of a small team over 6 months to develop corporate health, safety, environment and community policies and expectations and to undertake a gap analysis with seven acquired mines

Client:

Yancoal Australia

 

Project:

Coal mine setup

Status:

completed March 2012

Environmental leader of contractors and consultants, over 9 months, for the design, construction and early operation of the new Jax coal mine

Client:

QCoal

 

Project:

Wellbeing, health and safety tools

Status:

completed Feb 2012

Author and leader of the world's first infrastructure sustainability rating tool: 'Wellbeing, Health and Safety of the Community.' Led partnership with Arup, AECOM and Precipitate over 18 months.

Client:

Australian Green Infrastructure Council

 

Project:

EIS peer review

Status:

completed Dec 2011

EIS peer review that proposed improvements and conditions for a 30Mt/yr coal mine in the Galilee Basin, QLD. Partnered with RPSover 9 months.

Client:

Queeensland Department of Infrastructure and Planning

 

Project:

Environmental leadership in mining

Status:

completed June 2011

Environmental leader for the Resource Division consisting of 6 existing and 2 new mines. The role, over 9 months, included project set up, due diligence, lead auditing and staff coaching/mentoring.

Client:

Leighton Mining

 

Project:

Climate change skills training

Status:

completed June 2011

Program manager over 3 years to secure federal government funding, prepared training modules, and coached training of 863 practitioners across Australia and New Zealand.

Client:

Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand

 

Project:

Industry-based EMS

Status:

completed March 2011

Panel member for 1 year representing environment professionals to set up an industry-based environmental management system

Client:

Queensland Department of Environment and Resource Management

 

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Project:

Energy audit

Status:

completed Dec 2010

Energy audit of community spiritual centre

Client:

Langri Tangpa Buddhist Centre

 

Project:

EIS for carbon capture and storage project

Status:

completed Sep 2010

EIS manager for world leading $6.8 Bn power plant, corridors and carbon storage site. Selected EIS consultants using EOI, RFP and formed contract. Managed EIS for 1 year until suspension of project

Client:

ZeroGen Pty Ltd

 

Project:

Sustainable Milton office

Status:

completed Dec 2009

Facilitated and prepared a sustainability action plan with head office staff members

Client:

Cement Australia

 

Project:

Staged training for environmental practitioners

Status:

completed Dec 2009

Led  workshops and prepared a report on proficiencies, assessment and CPD guidelines for practitioners.

Client:

Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand

 

Project:

Environmental and sustainability guidance

Status:

completed Nov 2009

Environmental Manager for early works on Ipswich City Infrastructure Project. Prepared EMPs for: City Port North, Townsville Hospital, schools building program and provided NGER advice.

Client:

Thiess Construction Qld

 

Project:

AGIC set up

Status:

completed Aug 2009

Founding board member for 3 years; helped set up entity and rating scheme and had accountability for AGIC’s Business Case and first Business Plan.

Client:

Australian Green Infrastructure Council

 

Project:

Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) certification

Status:

completed July 2009

Prepared discussion paper on the needs, schemes and options for certification of WSUD practitioners.

Client:

Water by Design, Healthy Waterways

 

Project:

Upstream environmental standards

Status:

completed June 2009

Wrote and coordinated environmental standards and supporting tools.

Client:

Origin Energy

 

Project:

Builders and sustainability

Status:

completed May 2009

Prepared and presented education package on practical sustainability and climate change opportunities for Queensland builders.

Client:

BluePRINT

 

Project:

Upstream environmental risk registers

Status:

completed Feb 2009

Facilitated and prepared environmental risk registers with upstream sites in Australia and New Zealand.

Client:

Origin Energy

 

Project:

Guest lecturer in Sustainability

Status:

completed Feb 2009

Prepared action-learning material and presented to postgraduate course ENS708 Environmental and Sustainability Evaluation.

Client:

University of Sunshine Coast

 

Project:

Strategic environmental plan

Status:

completed Sept 2008

Facilitated and advised on environmental risk and opportunity system and plan.

Client:

Langri Tangpa Buddhist Centre

 

Project:

Busway station environmental rating

Status:

completed Aug 2008

Developed environmental rating system, measured carbon footprint and defined design opportunities for project bus stations.

Client:

Boggo Road Busway Alliance (Qld Transport, SKM, Thiess)

 

Project:

Operational works certification

Status:

completed Aug 2008

Prepare engineering certification process (manual) with Bligh Tanner for development assessment.National IPA award winner 2012

Client:

Urban Land Development Authority

 

Project:

Hinze Dam Stage 3 raising energy plan

Status:

completed July 2008

Developed a project - design/construct/operate - Greenhouse Gas and energy plan.

Client:

Hinze Dam Alliance (Gold Coast CC, URS, SKM, Thiess

 

Project:

Offsets panel parameters

Status:

completed June 2008

Set parameters for State-wide expert panel to assess environmental, and specifically vegetation offsets.

Client:

Queensland Department of Natural Resources

 

Project:

EMS audit

Status:

completed June 2008

Undertook an EMS audit of the Beenleigh quarry that verified the level of compliance, system competency and environmental outcomes.

Client:

CEMEX

 

Project:

Stage 3 dam construction environmental planning

Status:

completed Feb 2008

Set-up the dam’s construction EMS/EMP and the on-site team to mitigate impacts and improve performance.

Client:

Hinze Dam Alliance (Gold Coast CC, URS, SKM, Thiess)