Ashley is a Principal Environmental Scientist with 20+ years’ experience in environmental and engineering services, obtained through private consultancy and Local Government. Before joining Emerge Associates in 2018, he led Umwelt (Australia) Ltd Pty’s WA Environment Group and was a Group Environment Manager for URS (now Aecom) in Perth. Before coming to Australia, Ashley was a Technical Director with the UK planning consultancy Terence O’Rourke Ltd.
Ashley has extensive experience in leading and coordinating large teams of consultants involved in undertaking Environmental Assessments, the production of approval application documents, and managing the interface between such teams and a client’s own team. His project experience includes major infrastructure projects such as: energy from waste plants; airport expansions; transport links including rail and motorway projects; major residential and mixed use developments; and more recently oil and gas, and mining projects.