Louise has over 20 years’ experience in environmental impact assessments, environmental licensing and management, water resources, coastal and floodplain management and stakeholder engagement in Australia, PNG, Indonesia, Solomon Islands and Singapore.


Louise is a chartered professional engineer (CPEng, NPER) with registrations in both the Civil and Environmental colleges.  She is a Member of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand.


Louise has comprehensive experience in a range of sectors including linear infrastructure (road, rail, electricity, pipelines), site-specific infrastructure (ports, water/wastewater, waste management and resource recovery facilities), Defence, mining, LNG and land development. 


Louise is passionate about sustainability in design and design incorporating adaptive planning and features to address climate change and human factors.  By making these aspects a priority for projects at their genesis, many aspects of the environmental impact assessment and stakeholder engagement process can be more readily addressed. 

Rhys Thomson

Economics and Engineering

Blending his skills in engineering and economics, Rhys works collaboratively with clients on a range of infrastructure and environmental related projects.  He has particular expertise in water resources, floodplain management, economic assessments and engagement, and has applied these skills both in Australia and the wider Asia Pacific.

With his strong leadership and management skills, Rhys has directed and managed numerous large infrastructure design projects for a range of clients.  Ranging from highway design in the southern highlands of PNG, wharf infrastructure in Tuvalu and cyclone rehabilitation in Vanuatu.


Rhys has a passion for furthering the knowledge of the industry.  He has worked in the research and update of Australian Rainfall and Runoff, has published research in numerous domestic and international conferences and sits on industry forum panels.  Through his international work, Rhys has proactively worked to transfer this knowledge through capacity building on projects throughout the Asia Pacific.

Flood studies & floodplain management.

Water quality & WSUD.

Modelling of water quality and flooding.

Total catchment management.

Climate change adaptation.

Bridge hydraulics.

Hydraulic design input for dams and spillways.

Community consultation & workshops.


Natural resources.



Transport & transport planning.

Climate Change.



Interdisciplinary projects, including transport infrastructure (roads, bridges and wharves).

Large scale water resources and environmental projects.


Coordination and presentation for water resource related consultation, both stakeholder, one-on-one community, public workshops and public meetings.

Coordination and presentation of technical components of consultations in the Pacific and PNG.