EMM Consulting recently welcomed the senior appointment of David Snashall to further strengthen and support the company’s Executive and Environment, Community, Approvals and Delivery teams.

Formerly a senior leader with global firm Environmental Resources Management (ERM), David has held various roles over his 32 year tenure including Business Unit Managing Partner for ANZ, Global Practice Leader for the Impact Assessment and Planning Practice, and Asia Pacific Regional Commercial Director.

Throughout his time with ERM David was responsible for leading local and international projects across a diverse range of sectors for clients including BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Shell, Chevron, Boral, BP, Unilever, Sydney Water, as well as Federal, State and Local Government agencies.

David also cites career highlights which include his appointment as Liaison Delegate at the global, CEO-led World Business Council for Sustainable Development over a six-year period.  Through this role, David was the Co-Chair of the Basic Needs and Human Rights Working Group, participated in the Climate and Energy Cluster Leadership Team attending COP21 in Paris, and was an active member of the Assurance group as part of the Redefining Value project.

In his role at EMM, David will provide extensive support and experience in the areas of strategy development, business development, major project delivery and leadership to the team.

CEO Luke Stewart commented:

“David is a quality person and professional. He has a great depth of experience that will absolutely add value to our client’s projects and the EMM business. His thought leadership in environmental, social and economic impact assessments, stakeholder engagement, and strategic planning, will be invaluable in strengthening our national delivery team”.

Reflecting on his appointment, David commented:

“I am very excited to join Luke and many other former colleagues at EMM and am looking forward to contributing my experience to support the continued growth of such a dynamic national environmental planning practice.”

This senior appointment is in line with the company’s execution of its strategy to strengthen and diversify environmental planning expertise in the mining, infrastructure, energy and transport sectors.