Career Insights Panel Event

We are humbled to host a group of inspiring environmental professionals to speak about their career path. In this event we will explore the roles of these professionals, learn how they found their niche, ask about exciting projects they have worked on and learn about their experiences in both client facing and government roles. 

The event is an opportunity for students and young professionals to consider what skills they need to build a career in the environmental sector and broaden their thinking on possible roles they can pursue in the field. Additionally, this is a great opportunity to network with like-minded professionals and specialists from the field you are interested in!

Among others, our invited speakers include:


Thomas Jenkins, DELWP- Project Officer - Hydrology and Climate

Thomas is a project officer in DELWP's Water Resource Strategy Division. He has a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Environmental Policy from University of Melbourne. His work focuses on project management of hydrology and climate science research and its application. He started his career in university administration and academics and later worked on building a career in waste management, waste policy and environmental compliance.

Michael Goddard, BIOSIS- Consultant Botanist

Michael is a consultant ecologist at Biosis since 2014. Michael has two Bachelor degrees and a Masters degree in ecology from Monash University. He has worked extensively in ecology in a range of projects providing specialist consulting advice. He has conducted flora and fauna surveys and impact assessments in a range of ecosystems, from alpine and grassland environments to forests and woodlands, across Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and New South Wales. He started his career in research and academia and worked on building a career in consultancy in ecology.

Nikki Kehridakis, AECOM- Project Engineer

 Nikki is a project manager at AECOM’s Environment group, and is a part of their geosciences and remediation services team. She is a qualified environmental scientist with a specialist interest in contaminated land, remediation and environmental site assessments. She has had a myriad of experience in the oil and gas, property and defence sectors.

Casey O’Farrell, Coffey- Principal Hydrogeologist

Casey O’Farrell is a principal hydrogeologist in Coffey’s Site Assessment and Remediation team. With over 15 years’ experience in the contaminated land field, she manages and provides technical direction on multiple large-scale, complex projects across Australia, investigating historical contamination, and applying innovative remediation approaches for the Infrastructure, Property and Defence sectors.

Event Details:  

Date 6: 00pm-7: 30pm, April 10th, 2019

Venue RMIT City Campus, Building 56, Ronald Mackay Building, Level 6, Room 82, 115 Queensberry St Carlton

Cost Free- Members | Non-members

Registration for this event is via the EIANZ webiste. 

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