Our People

Wayne Moffitt

Director & Principal Consultant

28 South Environmental was established by Wayne Moffitt, who remains a Director and the Principal Consultant.

With twenty-four years of experience as an environmental manager and ecologist in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria, Wayne has an in-depth understanding of the unique qualities of these regions, their complex land management issues and the regulatory framework that affords them protection.

Wayne has held ecology team lead roles in national and international urban design, engineering and environmental management firms, and has coordinated environmental planning approvals and management plans for a wide range of urban development, public infrastructure and resource development projects. He is very familiar with approval processes, and with facilitating development outcomes in sensitive environmental settings.

Wayne has been called on to advise on matters being argued in a legal forum and has appeared as an Expert Witness in Queensland and New South Wales jurisdictions. He is experienced with the rigors of this process, including the applicable rules of court.

Mitchell Taylor

Director & Senior Environmental Consultant

Mitchell is an environmental manager and ecologist with 14 years of experience in coordinating ecological impact assessment studies, strategising development approvals, and implementing fauna, vegetation, offset and rehabilitation management strategies.

Mitchell has coordinated teams undertaking ecological assessments for mining, CSG-LNG, urban development and infrastructure, and State and Local government development projects in Queensland and NSW. He is a pragmatic and experienced practitioner, who has guided approvals on many complex projects.

Through his project experiences, Mitchell understands the practical application of ecology and the need to identify and liaise directly with clients to achieve a sound scientific outcome whilst incorporating the ultimate project goals.

Alissa Roxburgh

Senior Environmental Planner

With over fifteen years’ experience as a qualified and experienced Environmental Planner specialising in complex land development in sensitive environmental conditions, Alissa has an excellent understanding of the statutory and site based requirements for land development in most states of Australia. Alissa specialises in finding the balance between the development requirements, environmental and planning legislative provisions and community expectations to gain positive outcomes for the client on a site by site basis. Alissa has been fundamental to the success of a range of projects throughout Australia, including complex high value and state significant developments in Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia, and has a specific interest in large scale development requiring a complex multi governmental (Local, State and Federal Government) approvals pathway. Alissa has significant experience in the Infrastructure projects, and a range of marine and terrestrial projects , having been instrumental in undertaking the development application process for large scale projects in complex environmental conditions in a timely manner. She understands the projects requirements, and prides herself on delivering high quality reporting, within stated timeframes, with excellent client and project management deliverables.

Rebecca Freese

Ecologist & Environmental Consultant

Rebecca has 6 years of experience as an environmental planning consultant and habitat restoration specialist in Queensland. Rebecca has been a key team member on a diverse range of projects, including: urban development for private, public and government clients, ecotourism, as well as strategic planning and masterplanning.

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