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EMM appoints regulatory approvals specialist

Michelle Veney
Associate Director

We are thrilled to announce the senior appointment of Michelle Veney as Associate Director.

Michelle brings to EMM her technical and strategic insights from a demonstrated history of working in the energy industry and specialisation in planning and environmental law.

Most recently Michelle worked for Snowy […]

2022-01-18T23:21:14+00:00January 18th, 2022|EMM News, News Items|

EMM joins forces with Mara Consulting

We are delighted to announce that Hunter based, Mara Consulting is joining forces with leading Australian planning and environmental consultancy EMM.

Mara’s Managing Director, Kelly Lofberg said the decision to join EMM was based on the two organisations having strong alignment on culture, links across projects and services and most importantly […]

2021-12-01T22:59:50+00:00December 1st, 2021|EMM News, News Items|


Leading environmental and planning consultancy EMM Consulting (EMM) has announced the expansion of its professional services to clients in Canada and the appointment of James Duggleby as Director to lead local growth.

Established in 2008, EMM is at the forefront and a recognised leader of the Australian environmental consulting industry. The […]

2021-11-17T23:21:19+00:00November 17th, 2021|EMM News, News Items|

Cowal Gold Mine Underground Development given green light to proceed

The Director Resource Assessments, under delegation from the Minister for Planning and Public Spaces, has granted consent to the development application under s 4.38 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 for Cowal Gold Operation’s (CGO) underground development, and has approved an accompanying modification to the existing development consent […]

2021-11-02T04:16:46+00:00November 2nd, 2021|EMM News, News Items|

EMM appoints water policy and planning leader

Vanessa O’Keefe
National Technical Leader – Water Policy and Planning

We are thrilled to welcome Vanessa O’Keefe to the new position of National Technical Leader – Water Policy and Planning.

Vanessa’s experience and leadership of water resource management in NSW, Australia and internationally is second to none. Her active […]

2021-10-01T04:19:39+00:00October 1st, 2021|EMM News, News Items|


EMM Consulting is pleased to welcome the senior appointment of cultural heritage specialist Luke Kirkwood to build local capability in the company’s Brisbane office.

With a diverse career spanning over fifteen years’, Luke first discovered his passion for the field of archaeology in high school where he was fortunate enough […]

2021-08-11T23:12:13+00:00August 11th, 2021|EMM News, News Items|


Maintaining our focus on creating opportunities for personal and career growth for our people, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Nicola Fry as Water Division Leader and Nick Travers as Land Division Leader.

Nicola Fry has over sixteen years’ industry experience and […]

2021-06-28T04:01:13+00:00June 28th, 2021|EMM News, News Items|

CEO Announcement

EMM’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Luke Stewart, has announced he will step down from the role he has held since 2014 at the end of June – he will remain at the company as an Executive Director. Luke will hand over to the successor, Liz Webb, who will […]

2021-06-04T03:39:26+00:00June 4th, 2021|EMM News, News Items|