Kristy Sell - Managing Director

Kristy is an environmental scientist with over 18 years’ experience in environmental management for the mining and resource industries. Kristy has been involved in all aspects associated with exploration, mining, processing and refining in Australian and International projects.

Alan Wright - Principal Consultant

Alan is a geoscientist with more than 30 years’ experience in the water and mining industry, with a particular interest in mine closure planning and integrated mine water management.

Dave Allen - Principal Environmental Geochemist

Dave is an environmental geochemist with over 30 years’ experience working as an analytical and soil chemist in the fields of both agriculture and environmental soil management.

David O'Brien - Senior Environmental Scientist

David is an environmental scientist with over 15 years’ experience in information management and technology within the resources sector. Experience having been gained in on-site operational environmental management and pipeline construction.

Elizabeth Mason - Senior Environmental Scientist

Elizabeth is an environmental scientist with over 12 years’ experience in environmental management in the mining and manufacturing industries.

Freea Itzstein-Davey - Senior Environmental Scientist

Freea has advanced environmental expertise with 15 years’ experience in a variety of roles both in Australia and internationally; including consulting, research and government.


Michael North - Principal Environmental Geochemist

Michael has over 17 years' experience across analytical, environmental, organic, inorganic and physical chemistry as well as occupational hygiene.  He possesses further background at the University level in geology and soil science and materials science.

Michael Dufty - Senior Environmental Engineer

Michael is an environmental engineer with over 15 years’ experience in environmental management for the mining and resource industries.

Karen Ganza - Senior Environmental Engineer

Karen has more than 10 years’ experience in the mining industry, including includes seven years in open cut and underground mining and mineral processing in copper, gold, lateritic nickel and cobalt ores, prior to further specialisation in environmental management.  This has proved a valuable technical background in her subsequent environmental consulting role since 2004 at MBS.

Kirsi Kauhanen - Senior Environmental Scientist

Kirsi has 10 years' of experience in environmental consulting and scientific research, working with projects in mining and mineral processing, oil and gas, basic raw materials (sand, gravel, limestone, and rock), horticulture and other land development sectors industries in Western Australia.

Jonathon Barker - Senior Environmental Scientist

Jonathon has over 15 years’ experience in a variety of roles both in Australia and internationally working predominately on large scale resource and infrastructure projects.

Jess Li - Senior Environmental Scientist

Jess has 10 years' experience across operations in Western Australia and the Northern Territory, includes practical environmental management in open cut iron ore and gold operations, as well as construction support services to oil and gas projects. 

Clifford Bennison - Environmental Scientist (Level 1)

Clifford has over 5 years experience in environmental management in the petroleum, mining and urban development industries and is experienced in working closely with Traditional Owners and other stakeholders, including training local communities to undertake environmental monitoring programs.  

Talia Warda - Environmental Scientist (Level 1)

Talia is an environmental scientist with over 5 years' working as a consultant, working on a wide variety of projects related to pipeline construction, mining and extractive industries in Western Australia.

Hilary Chin - Environmental Scientist (Level 1)

Hilary has more than 5 years' experience in environmental consulting, working on a variety of projects in the fields of mining, resource and extractive industries and contaminated land management for projects based in both Western Australia and Queensland.

Julia White - Graduate Environmental Scientist

Julia is a graduate environmental scientist whose areas of study included ecology, environmental conservation and restoration, land and water monitoring and management and plant and animal biology.


Gert du Plessis - Graduate Environmental Geochemist

Gert is a graduate environmental geochemist whose areas of study included applied and analytical chemistry with particular focus on environmental chemistry and occupational hygiene.


Richard Olsen - Graduate Environmental Scientist

Richard has a BA in Sustainable Development and recently completed a masters of Environmental Science, specialising in GIS and Environmental Management

Thomas Robson- Environmental Geochemist

Thomas is an interdisciplinary Environmental Scientist (Environmental Geochemistry specialist) with eight years postgraduate experience in industry problem-solving, focusing on projects relevant to mining and environmental contamination.