Umwelt welcomes David Knight as our expansion into Victoria takes shape

Umwelt has recently welcomed David Knight to the Umwelt team as our Regional Manager – Victoria. David is leading the expansion of our national business into the Victorian market, where we see immense opportunity to build on our established, trusted brand to forge new partnerships.

David is a respected infrastructure development approvals specialist with a focus on developing and leading high-performing teams. David brings to Umwelt, extensive national experience working collaboratively with clients, regulators, and large internal and external delivery teams to manage the successful delivery of project approvals on major, complex infrastructure and development projects across a range of sectors including transport and energy.

David is a senior leader who is passionate about the growth and success of our clients. He knows that success relies on getting the best out of the diverse array of talents, interests and skills that comprise a team and is continually seeking new and innovative ways to ensure teams are engaged, supported, challenged, and connected.

David has a proven ability to develop authentic and long-lasting relationships with clients forged on openness and transparency, accountability, empathy and a genuine passion for connecting people to deliver truly exceptional outcomes.

The Victorian team is on a trajectory of growth, with Stephen Cole in place already doing great work with our Defence and renewables sector clients, and a raft of opportunities on the horizon. We are delighted to be developing a firm footing in the dynamic and burgeoning Victorian market. David is particularly excited about the opportunities in the infrastructure sectors as Victoria experiences unprecedented levels of growth and investment, noting that the industry and government will need trusted advisors that are agile and can provide clarity to enable quick and robust decision making – a perfect fit for David and a solid foundation upon which to build a team of experienced consultants.

We are excited about having David as part of the Umwelt team. David can be contacted on 0488 211 655 or at