Some Career highlights

Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) - Wingecarribee Shire Council Moss Vale NSW 

  • SAI Global Certification AS 4454 – Composts & Mulches
  • Installation of weighbridge & software system
  • Development of Strategy “Toward Zero Waste” and Zero Waste Scholarship Tour of Europe / UK
  • Member and Chairman, Macarthur Regional Waste / Recycling Tender Committee
  • Development and Past Chairperson Greater Southern RID Squad (Illegal Dumping)
  • Chairman Southern Councils Resource Recovery Network
  • Development of Environmental Management Plan for RRC (ISO 14001 principles)
  • Development and Tender preparation for Shire combined Waste and Recycling Service
  • Preparation of Business Plan for Resource Recovery Centre
  • Review of Waste & Recycling Collection Contracts
  • Design and Construction of RRC
  • Lodgement & approval of Land Use Application for RRC
  • Development and Execution of Waste Transport Contract
  • Development and Execution of Kerbside Recycling Contract
  • Preparation of EIS for Resource Recovery Centre
  • Development of computerised Waste Tracking & Accounting System at Welby Waste Depot
  • Environmental Management Plan for Welby Waste Depot
  • Development of Concept Plan for Waste Transfer Station

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Throughout my career, I have been fortunate to have the support of some wonderful (at times kicking and screaming) people and organisations.  This has led to recognition of change and innovation via the the following:

  • IPWEA Engineering Excellence Awards 2002
  • NSW Local Government Association Environment Award 2003
  • Clean Up Australia Leadership Award 2004
  • Southern Highlands Business Awards 2006 (including Best Established Business, Environmental Management and Business of the Year)
  • WMAA Compost Australia Innovation Award 2007 (SWSCRRP)
  • WMAA National Transfer Stations Gold Award 2007
  • WMAA Compost Australia Leadership Award 2010 (Komptech Australia Most Improved Contamination Management in Source Separated Organic Award)
  • NSW Green Globe Award for Regional Sustainability 2013 - Renewable Recyclers

​environmental and resource management


  • Achieved ISO 9001, 14001 and AS/NZS 4801 certification (Renewable Recyclers) 2012
  • ​Selected on NSW Environmental Trust Waste and Recycling Sub Committee December 2013
  • ​Selected to participate on NSW EPA Chief Executive’s Waste Leader’s Forum July 2014
  • Convenor - Community Recycling Network Australia (CRN) - since 2012