Our People

Rob Siddle – Director, Principal Environmental Planner
Bachelor of Science (Environmental), Graduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning

Rob is the Director & Principal Environmental Planner for S5 Environmental with over 27 years’ experience in the environmental industry providing environmental planning, management and compliance advice and developing realistic and achievable environmental management solutions.

Rob has specialised in providing environmental expertise to Government (Local & State) and Private Clients in the Resources, Infrastructure & Commercial/Residential Development Sectors. Rob has extensive experience in Environmental/Ecological Assessments, Management, and Compliance for a range of development projects across these sectors.

Throughout his career, Rob has provided technical input and/or managed a diverse range of projects including Environmental Impact Assessment/Studies, Compliance and Approvals, Options Analysis and Master Planning projects, Ecological and Vegetation Assessments and Management, Rehabilitation and Revegetation Planning and Design, and Bushfire Assessments and Management Plans.

Rob’s key areas of expertise includes:

  • Environmental Planning
  • Ecological Assessment & Management
  • Bushfire Assessment & Management
  • Environmental Impact Assessment & Management
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Environmental Expertise to Master & Structure Planning exercises
  • Development Option Analysis & Advice
Simon Young Berryman – General Manager, Principal Contamination Management
Bachelor of Science (Geology), Masters Environmental Studies, CEnvP, MIEANZ

Simon is our General Manager and heads S5 Environmental’s Contaminated Land Division. He has over 18 years’ experience in environmental management, contaminated land assessment and hydrogeology and has successfully completed projects in Queensland, Victoria, the Northern Territory and New Zealand.

Simon has previously worked for a multinational environmental engineering company, as well as smaller, independent consulting firms and provided in-house specialist contaminated land advice to companies in the petroleum and electricity industries. This breadth of experience enables Simon to successfully apply his expertise to projects with varying levels of complexity while meeting project budget and time constraints.

Simon is a Suitably Qualified Person under the Environmental Protection Act 1994, a Certified Environmental Practitioner (CEnvP) and a member of both the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) and the Australasian Land and Groundwater Association (ALGA).

Simon’s key areas of expertise includes:

  • Stage 1 Preliminary Site Investigations
  • Stage 2 Detailed Site Investigations
  • Remediation and Validation Works and Reporting
  • Site Management Plans and Remediation Action Plans
  • Landfill Gas Risk Assessment
  • Acid Sulfate Soil Investigations and Management Plans
  • Surface Water and Groundwater Monitoring
Lucy Healing – Senior Ecologist
Bachelor Built Environment (Landscape Architecture), Graduate Diploma of Natural Resources Management

Lucy is our Senior Ecologist with over 16 years’ experience in the environmental industry in both the private and public sectors. With a background in working for both government agencies, multi-disciplinary consultancies, and, bush regeneration contractors in Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia, Lucy has an in-depth understanding of ecological issues from several perspectives. Lucy has worked in collaboration with a range of consultants including town planners, civil engineers, and, stormwater management consultants for a broad client base and a diversity of projects. Lucy has worked throughout Southeast Queensland to deliver reporting and documentation for development approvals.

Lucy’s Key Areas of Expertise Include:

  • Due diligence assessments
  • Ecological surveying of flora, fauna and habitat assessments
  • Legislative compliance
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Management Plans
  • Fauna management advice and relocation
  • Approvals and statutory planning
Alysha Woodland – Senior Environmental Engineer (Consultant)
Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental), Master of Engineering (Environmental), CEnvP, Member of Engineers Australia (EA)

Alysha is an senior Environmental Engineer with over 12 years’ experience in the government and private sectors. Most recently, Alysha has worked as a Environmental Consultant providing high level Environmental management and compliance advice and managing a range of planning and construction projects for Local and State Government and the private development sectors.

Alysha previously managed a team of environmental professionals within Project Services which is a business unit of the Department of Housing and Public Works. She has strong technical and leadership skills and has been the environmental officer for a broad range of projects with varying degrees of environmental sensitivity. She has also undertaken other project roles including Project Manager, Client Representative and Superintendent’s Representative.

Alysha’s key areas of expertise includes:

  • Environmental Assessment & Management
  • Contaminated Land Assessment & Management
  • Koala Management Plans and Offsetting
  • Compliance Management
  • Construction Audit Reports
  • Ecologically Sustainable Development
  • Project and Time Management
  • Contract Administration
  • Program Management
  • Resolving Disputes
  • Risk Management
Stacey Jaatinen – Lead Designer

Stacey is our Lead Designer with over 23 years’ experience in the consulting industry providing Civil and Environmental Design expertise to out projects. Stacey is a highly experienced AutoCad operator and manages the delivery of the range of drawings produced in support of our projects.

Ronnie Gardiner – Restoration Ecologist
Bachelor of Science (Natural Resource Science)

Ronnie is our Restoration Ecologist having recently joined S5 Environmental. Ronnie has been actively involved in natural area restoration over the past two and a half years, as part of planting teams and more recently leading crews and supervising sites.

Ronnie’s Experience Includes:

  • Tree planting
  • Rehabilitation site management
  • Managing planting crews
Chloe Hanrahan – Terrestrial Ecologist
Bachelor of Science (Ecology and Conservation Biology)

Chloe is our Terrestrial Ecologist with over 3 years’ experience in the environmental industry, focusing on plant ecology and catchment management. Chloe has a wealth of experience in ecosystem processes and ecological surveying, as well as extensive field and site management experience in ecological restoration, waterway rehabilitation and vegetation management projects throughout Queensland.

Chloe’s Key Areas of Expertise Include:

  • Preliminary and Detailed Ecological assessments
  • Flora and fauna surveys
  • Due diligence assessments
  • Rehabilitation Plans
  • Vegetation Management Plans
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Report writing