Principal Environmental Scientist & Managing Director:

Damien Chappel

BSc Geol, CEnvP, GAICD

Damien is Landserv’s Managing Director and an Environmental Scientist / Geologist with over thirty years of experience managing environmental consulting groups and overseeing a broad range of environmental projects. Prior to joining Landserv in 2007, he established and grew a Victorian Environmental Services work group and a Petroleum Services work group for a global engineering firm. ...

Damien’s work in Geelong and western Victoria over several decades has culminated in Landserv now operating Geelong’s largest and most experienced group of contaminated land scientists and engineers – with knowledge of our region second to none.

Damien’s professional experience includes contaminated land and groundwater investigations, site remediation, landfill monitoring, risk assessment, environmental management plans and systems, environmental impact assessments and land use capability assessments. Damien has applied his experience to industrial land redevelopment projects, ports, coastal and marine environments, Defence facilities, industrial and petroleum facilities, landfills and greenfield developments. He is a Certified Environmental Professional (CEnvP), Exemplar Global certified Auditor (EMS) and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Damien is an active contributor to local business and community groups, including the Geelong Business Club, UDIA’s Geelong Sub-committee, the Geelong Chamber of Commerce, G21, Geelong Community Foundation, Geelong Sustainability and the Geelong Classic Car Club.

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Principal Environmental Engineer & Technical Director:

Mo Daud

CEnvP, BEng (Geo)

Mo is Landserv’s Technical Director/Principal Environmental Engineer and a Certified Environmental Practitioner (CEnvP), with over 30 years of technical delivery, project/program management and general management experience across Australia. 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, power and transport, and 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 delivering various in-situ soil and groundwater remediation systems – from pilot trials, systems design, systems installation, systems operation and maintenance and systems closure.

Mo also has expertise in landfill and waste management, assessing transport pathways and human health/environmental risk. He has been involved with many community consultation projects relating to contaminated site issues. Additional experience includes statutory audits (technical support), investment or property transaction due diligence, facility environmental audit, environmental management system, hazardous materials and property risk.

He enjoys country drives, coastal walks or just riding his electric bike on Melbourne bike trails in his spare time.

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Principal Environmental Scientist & Operations Coordinator Melbourne:

Ryan Edwards

CEnvP, BEnvSc

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.

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Principal Environmental Scientist & Operations Coordinator Geelong:

Andrew Wigley

BSc (Hons)

Andrew is a Principal Environmental Scientist with 15+ years’ experience as an environmental consultant and analytical chemist, with expertise in environmental management, environmental assessment and project management. Andrew has delivered projects ranging from large scale statutory environmental audits, soil and groundwater investigations and remediation projects, site suitability and landfill gas risk assessment projects....

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

Andrew specialises in Project Management, report writing, data analysis and interpretation, liaising with and managing contractors and Auditors, business development and undertaking detailed environmental site assessments.

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

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Senior Environmental Scientist:

Lachlan Judd

BEnvSc Geol, GradDipSc (Groundwater Hydro)

Lachlan is a senior environmental scientist with over 4 years’ experience professional experience in implementing contaminated land and groundwater assessments throughout Australia. Lachlan has worked across industries including petrochemical, mining, local and federal government (i.e., Defence) to deliver large scale multi-disciplinary environmental projects including the assessment of soils, groundwater, and landfill gas....

Lachlan has strong technical competencies in delivering sampling programs with special emphasis on hydrogeological assessments and implementing monitoring programs.

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

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Environmental Engineer:

Charlie Bowers

BEng (Hons)

Charlie is an Environmental Engineer with over 3 years of experience. His work has ranged from land and groundwater assessment, landfill management, soil remediation projects and environmental compliance monitoring. Charlie has aided both large and small scale projects since starting at Landserv, including managing large scale sampling regimes within remote Victoria....

Charlie has a great appreciation for the environment and in his spare time enjoys surfing and exploring the local coastline. He enjoys the community, culture and lifestyle that Geelong and surrounding areas provide.

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Environmental Scientist:

Andrew Koster

BSc

Andrew joined the Landserv team in December 2019. With a background in environmental consulting and occupational hygiene, he has over 3 years’ experience managing and undertaking environmental site assessments, groundwater and soil sampling programs, and supervising soil remediation works in the field....

As his career has developed Andrew has developed strong skills in data analysis, interpretation and reporting, and is talented at combining information including sampling observations, laboratory analysis results and historical information into comprehensive site models for reports.

Andrew grew up in country Victoria and has lived in Geelong for 10 years. During his spare time you can generally find him trying to catch his naughty border collie at the beach, fumbling his way through home renovations or catching up with friends and family.

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Environmental Scientist:

Emily McAsey

BEnvSc

Emily has worked as an Environmental Scientist at Landserv for over 2 years after completing a degree in Environmental Science (Management and Sustainability) at Deakin University, Victoria. Since joining Landserv, Emily has applied her knowledge and assisted with the project management of a range of small to large scale projects, including soil and groundwater investigations and landfill gas risk assessments....

In Emily’s free time, she enjoys camping, watching live music and spending time with her dog.

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Geospatial Manager:

Paul Bazalicki

AssDipSurv, CertCart, MSSSI

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.

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Business Manager:

Sarah Dowling

Sarah joined the Landserv team as the Business Manager in October 2017. She manages the general business operations for Landserv and provides the team with day-to-day support. Sarah has a particular focus on Landserv’s Integrated Management System, contract administration, business planning, financial reporting and monitoring, marketing and HR....

Sarah has an extensive background in Administrative, Project Management, Business Management and Operations Management roles across New Zealand, England, the United States and Australia in both the public and private sectors. 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.

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