EMM Consulting is pleased to announce the appointment of environmental assessment professional Paul Freeman who joins us as an Associate Director, based in Sydney.

With a Master of Urban and Regional Planning, Paul joins EMM with 19 years’ experience in environmental impact assessment, mining and energy environmental approvals and post approval environmental management.  Most recently, Paul has held senior positions within State Government in the assessment, determination and post‐approval determination processes for State Significant development projects in NSW.  His expertise also extends to managing expert panel processes to achieve better environmental outcomes for State Significant projects.

Division Leader Duncan Peake commented:

“We are excited to welcome Paul to our national Environment, Community, Approvals and Delivery team.  Paul is a highly respected smart operator within our industry. We look forward to Paul applying his strong approvals expertise and extensive multi-sector project experience to create opportunities for both clients and the environment”.

From the early phases of building a business case and understanding the feasibility of projects, the team are focused on assisting clients to identify environmental constraints and opportunities as well as establishing planning approval strategies and pathways which enable their projects to develop within their environmental and social context.