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Our People

Landserv professionals are all tertiary qualified in environmental engineering / science or related disciplines, with skills in geology, ecology, marine science, landscape architecture, environmental horticulture and conservation ecology. They have a wealth of technical field experience, working on both large and small scale environmental site assessment, management and auditing projects.

Landserv professionals are well-known and respected in the environmental management industry and are active members of the following professional associations:

  • Australian Contaminated Land Consultants Association (ACLCA)
  • Victorian Planning and Environmental Law Association (VPELA)
  • Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ)
  • Australasian Land and Groundwater Association (ALGA)
  • Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA)
  • Geelong Chamber of Commerce (GCC)
  • Geelong Business Club (GBC)
  • Certified Environmental Practitioners (CEnvP)
  • Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)

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Damien Chappell Managing Director

Damien has been Landserv’s Managing Director since 2007. He is an Environmental Scientist and Geologist with over twenty five years of professional experience managing environmental businesses and implementing a variety of environmental projects including contaminated land and groundwater investigations and remediation; landfill monitoring, risk assessment and reporting; environmental auditing; environmental management plans and systems; and environmental impact and land use capability assessments.

He has applied his experience to ports, coastal / marine environments, Defence facilities, industrial and petroleum facilities, landfills, industrial land redevelopment projects and greenfield development projects. Damien is a Certified Environmental Professional (CEnvP), Exemplar Global certified Auditor (EMS) and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

There was a time when Damien had to fix old cars and motorbikes most weekends so he and Ann could get to work on Monday. Now he fixes them for fun.

Mo Daud Principal / Technical Director

Mo recently (April 2020) joined Landserv as Principal Environmental Engineer and Technical Director.  Mo has 30 years of technical delivery, project/program management, business development and general management experience across Australia.

As a principal contaminated land consultant, Mo has diverse experience in site characterisation and remediation projects for various industry sectors such as chemical and petrochemical, oil and gas, manufacturing, mining, property development, power and transport as well as for local, state and federal governments (incl. Defence).

One of his technical specialties is in the area of in-situ remediation. He has hands-on experience in various in-situ remediation systems – from pilot trials, systems design, systems installation, systems operation and maintenance and systems closure – including soil vapour extraction systems, pump and treat systems, air sparging systems, pump and treat systems and multiphase vacuum extraction systems.

Mo also has good knowledge in assessment of transport pathways and human health/environmental risk. He has been involved with many community consultation projects relating to contaminated site issues.  Additional areas of experience include statutory audits technical support, due diligence audit, facility environmental audit, environmental management system, hazardous materials and property risk.



Ryan Edwards Principal Environmental Scientist

Ryan is a Principal Environmental Scientist and Certified Environmental Practitioner (CEnvP) with over 15 years professional experience as an environmental professional.

Ryan has been with Landserv for over 10 years and leads the Melbourne team. He has worked on and managed many projects including large scale statutory environmental audits to smaller complex soil and groundwater investigation and remediation projects.

His experience ranges from providing evidence as an Expert Witness for various high profile hearings, managing multidisciplinary environmental investigations, environmental due diligence, phase 1 & 2 environmental site assessments, remediation, data analysis and interpretation, as well as liaising with and managing clients, contractors and auditors.

Ryan is also responsible for technical reviews and the collation and dissemination of advice across a range of site assessment and remediation programs on petrochemical, industrial, landfill and agricultural sites.

Outside of work, Ryan enjoys time spent in the outdoors with his family, including camping, fishing and gardening.

Andrew Wigley Associate Environmental Scientist

Andrew is an Associate Environmental Scientist with more than 15 years experience as an environmental consultant and chemist, with professional experience in environmental management, environmental assessment and project management. Recent experience with Landserv has seen Andrew work in the Land and Groundwater work group contributing to contamination assessment, site suitability and landfill gas risk assessment projects.

Andrew has worked on and managed projects ranging from large scale statutory environmental audits to smaller soil and groundwater investigation and remediation projects.

He has extensive field experience, specifically in environmental drilling, well installation monitoring, sampling, data collection and walk over site assessments.

Andrew has strong report writing skills and experience in data analysis and interpretation, liaising with and managing contractors and auditors, preparing proposals and undertaking detailed environmental site assessments.

In his spare time, Andrew enjoys attending the footy and spending time with his family.

Lachlan Judd

Lachlan Judd Snr Environmental Scientist

Lachlan recently joined Landserv as a senior environmental scientist. Lachlan has over 4 years’ experience in contaminated land assessments, large scale environmental monitoring programs and project management of environmental projects throughout Australia.

As an environmental scientist with a background in hydrogeology, Lachlan has strong technical competencies in groundwater, soils and gas monitoring programs in sectors including petrochemical, mining, EPA, local and federal government (i.e. Defence). His experience includes organising large environmental monitoring programs (groundwater / soils / gas), preliminary / detailed site investigations, conceptual site models, data analysis and hydrogeological assessments.

Lachlan has extensive field experience in the installation of groundwater and landfill gas monitoring networks, management, and organisation of subcontractor for works programs, and sampling and analysis of large-scale groundwater networks using low flow methodologies (up to 300 m deep).

In his spare time Lachlan spends time hiking, kayaking, renovating, and exploring the local beaches and parks systems with his family and dogs.

Charlie Bowers Environmental Engineer

Charlie joined the Landserv team in February 2019 after graduating RMIT with a Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) (Hons.) majoring in Groundwater. He has experience working in the renewable energy industry across construction and operations over multiple national projects whilst finishing his degree.  Since starting with Landserv Charlie has worked on landfill gas risk assessment and groundwater sampling projects as well soil and stock pile sampling programs.

Charlie grew up in Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula and has an immense appreciation of the area. He enjoys spending time in the community and experiencing the environment. He can often be found surfing or exploring the local coastline.

Andrew Koster Environmental Scientist

Andrew joined the Landserv team in December 2019. He has a background in environmental consulting and occupational hygiene, with experience ranging from conducting preliminary site assessments and soil classifications, to managing hazardous materials audits at complex industrial sites and undertaking airborne asbestos fibre monitoring during large-scale demolition projects.

Andrew grew up in country Victoria and has lived in Geelong for 8 years. During his spare time he enjoys being outdoors, having a social hit of cricket at his local club, and catching up with friends and family.

Emily McAsey Environmental Scientist

Emily joined the Landserv team in December 2019. She completed a degree in Environmental Science (Management and Sustainability) at Deakin University, Victoria.

Since joining Landserv’s Melbourne team, Emily has applied her knowledge to an array of Environmental Assessments including Phase 1 & 2 Environmental Investigations in soil and groundwater.

Emily grew up in country Victoria and has lived in Melbourne for 13 years. In her free time she enjoys camping, watching live music and spending time with her dog.

Paul Bazalicki Geospatial Manager

Paul Bazalicki is Landserv’s Geospatial Manager and has over 30 years experience in three inter-related disciplines Cartography, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Surveying.  Paul provides mapping and GIS support to Landserv based on a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of both the practical and theoretical application of Cartography, GIS and Surveying

Paul’s experience covers both private industry and government and has included industries such as mining, oil and gas exploration, hydrography, archaeology, ecology and environmental.

When not at work Paul enjoys spending time with his family, surfing, hiking, camping and boating.

Sarah Dowling Business Manager

Sarah joined the Landserv team as the Business Manager in October 2017.  She provides both the Geelong and Melbourne teams with day to day support and business management with particular regards to business planning, reporting and monitoring and HR functions.  She supports Landserv’s Integrated Management System and is the B-Corporation Coordinator.

Sarah has an extensive background in Administrative, Project Management, Business Management and Operations Management roles across New Zealand, England, the United States and Australia.  This is complemented by her qualifications in business and project management.

 Sarah loves the beach in any weather and likes to spend her spare time surrounded by friends and family enjoying a good meal and a great glass of wine.