Phil began his career in science over thirty years ago as a cadet technician working for the Department of Primary Industries. He obtained formal qualifications in science, environmental management, and management. He has led both public sector and private sector teams covering a range of disciplines from town planners, civil engineers, and environmental scientists. Phil has worked for state and local government, large consulting firms, and in the mining sector.
He has been involved with numerous projects including managing the design and monitoring of water quality, obtaining environmental and planning approvals for key projects within both central and north Queensland, developing and implementing environmental management systems, and undertaking audits for industry and government.
Phil’s recent experience in local government has predominately centered around waste management, including managing the construction of a waste transfer station, managing stormwater management improvements and ensuring relevant plans and procedures, are in place for the management of waste management facilities.