New Manager for Umwelt Canberra Office

Umwelt is pleased to announce the appointment of Gretel Purser as Manager of our Canberra office. Gretel is a multidisciplinary principal in the environment, urban and regional planning and sustainability areas who brings extensive experience to our ACT team.

Gretel began her career in local government and has also worked for State Government with the NSW EPA. She also has considerable experience through private consultancy in construction, urban and regional planning and climate change. More recently Gretel worked promoting sustainability in the tertiary education sector and managing environmental services in local government in NSW. Gretel has a diverse set of experience, skills and qualifications including as a qualified Town Planner and mediator.

Umwelt’s Associate and Principal Consultant Peter Cowper and Umwelt’s Managing Director, Barbara Crossley are both looking forward to Gretel’s contribution. Barbara said:

“Gretel has been involved in a range of environmental, sustainability, construction and urban and regional planning projects around Australia for a variety of clients and worked in all sectors. We are pleased to welcome Gretel and look forward to her enhancing our reputation as a consultancy that delivers quality Environmental and Social solutions from the ACT”.