Our Team

Aurora Environmental directors bring a diverse range of local and international expertise as environmental consultants and business leaders.

Mark Shepherd, Aurora Environmental Managing Director & General Manager

Mark Shepherd

Managing Director/General Manager

Mark is the founder of Aurora Environmental and is responsible for day-to-day operations. Previously he was W.A. General Manager for a multi-national consultancy, where he managed six different businesses with a staff of over 400 people and a turnover of $100 million.

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Noel Davies

Director/Strategic Advisor

Providing specialist and strategic advice to the group, Noel’s particular expertise is in the areas of Waste Management, Contaminated Sites Management and Environmental Impact Assessment. Noel was the inaugural Chair of the State Waste Management Board from 2002 to 2006, advising the government on waste management policy and legislation.

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Greg Milner

Director/Contaminated Sites Manager

Greg has worked in most fields of the environmental sector with a primary focus on site contamination assessment and remediation. His competency, cooperative approach and ability to form productive working relationships are valued by clients. His particular experience is within brownfields projects.

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Colin Outhwaite

Director/OHS Manager

Operating in senior OHS roles since 1992, and specifically asbestos consultancy since 2004, Colin has developed an expertise in asbestos risk management which positions him as a strategic and trusted advisor to numerous clients. He was previously State Manager for a large WA Consultancy.

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Paul Zuvela

Director/EIA Manager

Paul’s expertise is in EIA across various sectors including land development, infrastructure and mining. He has a thorough understanding of issues related to managing flora, vegetation, fauna, wetlands, drainage, coastal and riverine environments, as well as statutory obligations and approvals processes.

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Brad Dermody

Director/ Associate Environmental Scientist

Brad applies his broad technical skills and experience to provide risk-based, cost effective and tailored solutions to contaminated site projects.

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Melanie Price

Associate Environmental Scientist

Melanie has extensive experience in strategic environmental planning for natural resource management, including risk assessment related to climate change, impact assessment for development, and facilitating community consultation.

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