Our executive leadership team are responsible for providing strategic and operational oversight of the company and for ensuring this is achieved in line with our vision and values. A team of dynamic individuals who together, bring extensive experience from a variety of technical backgrounds and industries. Our team lead with a growth and curious mindset with a focus on opportunity.

Liz is an action-oriented CEO, responsible for strategic guidance and direction for EMM and ensures our people and our company achieve our vision of being THE leading. Liz is highly intentional in the pursuit of developing people and processes to ensure we remain aligned to our purpose of ‘creating opportunities’ in accordance with our deep culture of behaviours and decisions based on humility, respect and integrity.

Joining the company in 2013 and a Director since 2016, Liz has amassed almost 30 years’ experience in science and engineering, and worked in consulting and the public sector in Australia and internationally.

She leads EMM with a central focus on people and creates an environment where the team feel empowered and engaged. Liz believes in the importance of professional and personal growth, and that courage and authenticity are required to develop, evolve and grow. Liz has strong beliefs that for teams and individuals to thrive as high performers they need to feel they have autonomy, a relatedness to those around them, and mastery and excellence in what they do. This is paramount to success. Diversity and inclusion in the workplace is a core belief for Liz and she leads with intention on creating diverse teams that will thrive together.

Randy Wong

Chief Financial Officer

As an integral member of EMM’s Executive Leadership team, Randy assumes the role of Chief Financial Officer, contributing significantly to the company’s strategic direction.

With a rich background in finance and operations, Randy has held senior roles at recognised firms, including KPMG, MinterEllison, Norton Rose Fulbright and GK Horizons.

Commencing his journey at EMM in 2023, Randy plays a pivotal role in steering the company's financial performance, aligning it seamlessly with strategic goals and growth agendas. His expertise spans various facets of finance, providing him with a unique perspective that he applies adeptly to his role as Chief Financial Officer.

One of Randy's key strengths lies in his ability to build high-performing teams, reflecting his passion for developing future leaders. As EMM continues its journey of growth and strategic excellence, Randy’s role as Chief Financial Officer is pivotal in ensuring the company's financial performance and contributing to its overarching success for the company, our people and our clients.

Duncan Peake

Executive Leader – Divisions & Advisory

Duncan is a Director and Executive Leader with key responsibilities in the oversight of division operations and leading our advisory experts. With over 20 years of work in planning and environmental projects across the board, Duncan has breadth and depth of experience in development type, project scope and industry sectors. He delivers strategic and on-the-ground advice to clients in energy generation and transmission, mining, transport and waste management.

Duncan has a detailed and comprehensive working knowledge of Commonwealth and State environmental legislation and its application in project approval and development to management planning and compliance. He provides strategic and expert advice on planning and environmental matters to clients from project conceptualisation to project completion and commissioning.

Duncan is passionate about the value that meaningful planning and environmental advice and technical inputs can add to society and the positive impacts it can achieve through genuine collaboration.

With his approachable and down-to-earth character, Duncan builds genuine connections across the company and with clients to create a culture of trust, collaboration, and mutual respect.

Tanya Hatchman

Executive Leader – Markets & Marketing

As Executive Leader Markets and Marketing, Tanya leads a team of marketing, communications and business development professionals to develop and execute the company's go-to-market strategy.

An experienced leader across multiple sectors, Tanya is responsible for driving the growth of the company through strategy, marketing, digital media, events, external and internal communications and major strategic pursuits. She is passionate about developing strategies and roadmaps to deliver opportunities aligned with the business vision and purpose. With her strong communication skills and ability to actively listen, she encourages open dialogue and constructive feedback, which helps to foster creativity and innovation.

Tanya is a member of ICON (Influence, Collaboration and Opportunity Network), a professional association for B2B marketing professionals and is a Certified Practising Marketer (CPM) with AMI, recognition of both formal education and successful application of marketing knowledge and skills.

Nicole Torrance

Executive Leader – People, Culture & Safety

As a leader of our employee experience, Nicole’s role is to ensure the people agenda is front and centre in the development of business strategy and for the Executive Team, advocating opportunities that allow our team to grow both personally and professionally.

Nicole draws on over 20 years’ experience across multiple industries, from start-up to multinationals, to coach our People and Performance, Health Safety and Wellbeing and Business Services teams who provide exceptional corporate support and are central to enhancing the employee experience for our teams.

She promotes an environment which encourages our team to bring their whole self to work while also maintaining a focus on culture evolution and pragmatic business improvement. By fostering a culture of open communication, collaboration, and inclusivity, Nicole inspires her team to be more creative, productive, and engaged in their work.

Nicole holds a Bachelor of Commerce, an Executive Diploma in Business Planning and is an accredited facilitator of Team Management Index and Myers Briggs Type Indicator.


Our division leaders oversee operational activities and play an integral role in the growth and direction of the business. They inspire and collaborate within and across our teams to achieve efficient operations, project delivery excellence and provide development opportunities for our people.



Nicola Fry

Division Leader – Water & Land

Nicola is a dynamic and people-centric leader who is dedicated to driving growth and collaboration for our groundwater, surface water & land, and contaminated land teams. As a Division Leader and Senior Leadership Group member at EMM, Nicola provides strategic oversight, leads collaboration across disciplines, and builds successful client relationships.

Since joining EMM in 2016, Nicola has played an integral role in leading the groundwater team by focusing on engagement, streamlining business operations, and improving communication systems. Nicola's dedication to diversity, inclusion, flexibility, and innovation has created a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers her team to reach their full potential.

With over 18 years of experience as a hydrogeologist and geologist, Nicola possesses a wealth of expertise in water quality and hydrogeological assessments, as well as the design and implementation of water management programs. Her experience spans a broad range of sectors, including oil and gas, energy, and international development assistance in Australia, South Pacific, Africa, and South America.

Nicola's skills as a science communicator have earned her a strong reputation with regulators, government officials, and community members alike.

Nicola holds a Master of Science Communication, a Master of Engineering Studies in Hydrogeology and Groundwater Management, and a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Geology and Chemistry. She is a member of the International Association of Hydrogeologists.

Nicole Armit

Division Leader – Environment, Community, Approvals and Delivery (ECAD)

Nicole has 20 years of experience in environmental assessment and management. Her tertiary education in environmental engineering and environmental law provides a thorough grounding in the technical and regulatory complexities of assessments and approvals.

Nicole’s strategic project direction and business development role in EMM reflects her in-depth knowledge and experience in major projects across a range of sectors, particularly in mining and energy. As an advisor to a range of companies, she has successfully delivered numerous environmental assessments and approvals, as well as auditing and environmental management projects, in which she has shared her knowledge gathered from years of working on complex projects under state and Federal laws, regulations, policies and guidelines.

Nicole has a Bachelor of Environmental Engineering (Hons), University of NSW and a Master of Environmental Law, ANU. She is also a Certified Environmental Practitioner (Impact Assessment Specialist) and is a registered NSW Environmental Assessment Practitioner.

Antony Edenhofner

Division Leader – Acoustics, Air Quality, and Spatial Solutions

As Division Leader, Antony plays a pivotal role in providing strategic leadership and direction to ensure growth, opportunities, and technical excellence across the division. He drives innovation and thought leadership through his technical expertise and a collaborative mindset.

With two decades of experience leading teams and a strong background in spatial sciences and environmental consulting, Antony propels the digital advancement of EMM and our clients by promoting innovative solutions, leveraging digital tools, and adopting emerging technologies. Antony has played a key role in the digital transition of our field teams to electronic data capture, the integration of web-mapping and project portals and the development of a digital platform for EIS delivery. His commitment to excellence and passion for delivering results is well respected and acknowledged by clients across multiple sectors.

Antony has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Applied Economic Geography from the University of NSW.

Sarah Perry

Division Leader - Ecology and Heritage

Sarah brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her role as Division Leader – Ecology and Heritage. Since joining EMM in January 2021, Sarah has held key operational roles as Team Leader and most recently as Team Manager in the Ecology team. Prior to joining EMM, Sarah was part of the Senior Leadership Team with Temple, a UK environmental consultancy. In this role, Sarah was responsible for the growth and direction of major projects as well as driving collaboration across teams to ensure optimal business outcomes.

With over 16 years of experience as an ecologist, Sarah has an abundance of expertise in biodiversity assessments, as well as biodiversity offsetting. Her experience spans a broad range of sectors, including, energy, infrastructure and mining across Australia and the UK. Her forward-thinking mindset allows seamless guidance of project teams and clients through challenging issues with resilience and determination.

Sarah’s leadership philosophy centers around fostering a positive and collaborative work environment where every team member feels valued and empowered. She believes that by nurturing a culture of trust, transparency, vulnerability and open communication, teams can thrive and accomplish remarkable results. Sarah’s leadership style is characterised by genuine concern for the personal and professional development of her team members. Through actively investing in mentoring and coaching individuals it helps them unlock their full potential and helps the organisation achieve strategic goals. Her strategic vision and ability to drive growth will undoubtedly contribute to the continued growth of the division.

Sarah has a Bachelor of Science, Environmental Biology (Hons) and a Post Graduate Certificate, Environmental Consultancy from the University of West England.