Jason is based in Townsville and is Alluvium’s Principal Project Manager and Environmental Management specialist working on selected projects. Jason is also former Chair, Director of Alluvium Consulting Australia, and Queensland Regional Manager with 30 years’ experience in natural resource management and planning gained in roles for both government (6 years) and in the consulting industry (24 years). During his professional career Jason has specialised in river, wetland and catchment management projects in South Australia, Western Australia and Queensland. Jason is experienced in the management and delivery of large multi-disciplinary natural resource management projects with a particular emphasis on rivers, wetlands, catchments and impact assessment. Other areas of expertise include stakeholder consultation and Australian native fish.
In recent years Jason has been managing major projects assessing the water related impacts of mining and Coal Seam Gas (CSG) developments and the associated development of management strategies for surface water and groundwater. Specific experience includes: legislative context; significance of impacts; cumulative impacts; residual impacts; assessment of hydrology and geomorphology; surface and groundwater interactions, avoidance, mitigation and management measures, inspection and monitoring.
Combining his keen interest in fish and a desire to make a difference, Jason’s enthusiasm for his work is evident to his clients and has resulted in much repeat business and ongoing projects.