Enhancing Defence and Ecology capabilities at Umwelt Australia
In our Canberra office, we welcome Principal Environmental Consultant Cormac Farrell and Principal Ecologist David Moore.
Cormac is an environmental scientist with over ten years’ experience working with Defence. His national experience with Defence includes national waste audits, bushfire audits and environmental reviews of Defence training areas. Prior to this he was one of the key staff within the Federal government working on the design and implementation of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act.
His specialty is bushfire sensitive design, blending ecology and engineering to create sustainable, resilient landscapes for critical infrastructure and communities.
David has 10 years of professional experience working in ecological consultancy, environmental planning, and conservation projects. He is an accredited BAM assessor under the NSW Biodiversity Conservation Act and is experienced providing strategic environmental planning advice conducting biodiversity assessments and stakeholder consultation. David has extensive experience conducting assessments under the Commonwealth, NSW, ACT and Victorian environmental protection legislation.