General

Kylie Bishop

Kylie Bishop / Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Kylie has over 27 years’ experience within professional services environments and has held executive roles in small, medium and multi-national corporations within the engineering, environmental and legal industries. Having founded three companies, Kylie now describes herself as an entrepreneurial problem solver with expertise in finance and people management, business and risk analysis, strategic planning, and governance. An experienced and passionate business improvement consultant and facilitator, she is committed to a leadership and communication style that enhances the outcomes for businesses and their people. Kylie’s entrepreneurial spirit, her interest in people and her drive for continuous improvement, saw her announced as the 2012 South Australian Telstra Business Woman of the Year. In the same year, she also won the Hudson Private and Corporate Sector Award, and was runner up in the Nokia Innovation Award. She was a finalist in the 2015 EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards. Passionate about giving back to the community and in the education of our young people, Kylie has held roles on Government Committees providing advice on the education system in our State, and has recently written the SACE curriculum for the Business Innovation subject. Kylie was previously a Director of North Eastern Community Hospital, Chair of Glenunga International High School, a member of the Public Education Advisory Committee for the Minister for Education SA, and a long term netball coach. She unashamedly believes that anything is possible.
Jarrod Bishop

Jarrod Bishop / Co-Founder | Director | Senior Principal

Jarrod is a co-founder, Director and a Senior Principal Environmental Scientist of LBW co. He has operated as a professional consultant for 17 years and has led or been a key team member on well over 1000 projects across Australia during that time. Jarrod’s core technical expertise is in the assessment and mitigation of risk posed by site contamination and in the delivery of pragmatic project solutions focussed on advancing the client’s projects or operations. He advises oil and gas providers; mining & exploration companies; petroleum distributors; industrial, manufacturing , ports and rail companies; property developers, architects, civil and construction companies; state government departments, local government, project managers and small business, and relishes the chance to solve their unique problems. Committed to excellence and innovation, he is an industry leader in site contamination and environmental advice and is the current President of Australian Contaminated Land Consultants Association (ACLCA) SA. A dedicated family man, sharing the raising of 5 children with Kylie, Jarrod also coaches primary school basketball. Qualifications: Bachelor of Environmental Science (First Class honours) Chemistry Major – University of Adelaide 2000
Scott Boorman

Scott Boorman / Operations Manager

Scott has a hybrid role at LBWco and utilises his experience with us over the past 10+ years to deliver senior environmental consulting and project management alongside operations management. He is skilled in the logistics and execution of complex soil and groundwater field work programs; in the delivery of a range of site investigations; in strong data interrogation and in reporting. He has worked on projects and sites spanning metropolitan Adelaide, regional SA, remote central Australia, Northern Territory, South West Queensland and Victoria for a diverse client set in the public and private sectors. His sound understanding of key environmental issues, combined with his project experience and focus on continuous improvement makes him valuable member of the innovation team.
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Annabel Geitz

Annabel Geitz / Principal Environmental Consultant

Annabel is an Environmental Engineer with over 21 years’ experience and is passionate about collaborating with clients, Auditors and regulators to find practical solutions to environmental issues and mitigate risks to communities and the environment. A details person with excellent report writing and review skills, a good understanding of commercial risk, and a strong safety focus, she is a well respected site contamination Principal in our industry. Annabel’s broad experience in delivering and project managing environmental site assessments, involving both soil and groundwater contamination and soil vapour, has spanned projects across South Australia, Townsville and Melbourne. She has engaged with a broad range of clients and stakeholders from petroleum, industrial and commercial organisations, along with government, making her a great fit for the LBWco team. In her spare time, Annabel enjoys trying out new recipes, DJ-ing, cycling, bushwalking or practicing yoga.
Julian Howard

Julian Howard / Principal Environmental Consultant & Certified Environmental Practitioner Site Contamination Specialist

Julian is a Principal Environmental Consultant & Certified Environmental Practitioner Site Contamination Specialist, with over 16 years’ experience investigating and remediating a wide range of complex contamination issues to help clients reach positive outcomes for future land use or to meet regulatory obligations. Through the projects Julian has worked on he has developed complimentary skills in facilitating stakeholder and media engagement to communicate contamination issues. He has also developed a strong understanding of the requirements and triggers of the new South Australian Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act (2016), with regards to site contamination.
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Nick Brewer

Nick Brewer / Principal Environmental Consultant

Nick is a Principal Environmental Consultant at LBWco and has worked in the field of contaminated land investigation and assessment for more than 20 years in both the UK and in South Australia. Attaining certification as an Environmental Practitioner with Site Contamination Specialisation in 2018, he offers significant expertise in project management, technical reporting and the development of fieldwork programs and has extensive experience in successfully delivering site investigation, assessment and remediation projects for a range of clients. Nick’s particular focus areas are landfill gas and human health risk assessment. A level headed leader, Nick is committed to solving problems in a calm pragmatic way. Embracing the opportunity to work flexibly, Nick relocated his family to the UK in April 2018 and works full time with us from his home in Wetherby, near Leeds. The resulting time difference and our use of effective electronic media means that we can keep the business running about 16 hours a day and achieve productivity efficiencies at the same time. A father to three small children, Nick is passionate about sustainability in general, but in particular, that of the world’s fisheries.
Tess

Tess / Senior Environmental Advisor

After two years travelling in the UK, Tess recently re-joined the LBWco team and brings with her strong skills in assessing and advising on a range of environmental issues. Her experience navigating complex regulatory environments with multiple sources of data, combined with a unique insight into the oil and gas industry, allows her to add value to our clients in the resources sector. An effective communicator with project management and environmental risk mitigation skills, Tess works across all of our projects from due diligence and feasibility through to larger scale assessment and remediation. Tess has a passion for travel and learning about other cultures and thrives on new experiences.
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Peter

Peter / Senior Project Manager

With a professional career spanning 20+ years in a range of industries across the environmental landscape, Peter brings a unique and diverse skill set to the LBWco team. His background in the contaminated land industry in Aust, the UK and Europe; experience in laboratory and environmental data settings; and his familiarity with civil contracting, lend well to his technical and business development role within our business. As a senior project manager with exceptional communication skills, he prides himself on forging relationships that lead to effective and efficient field programs and the delivery of project solutions that matter to people.

Peter manages key client relationships, contributes to our strategic and operational plans, and provides coaching and mentoring to our team.

He enjoys living in a beach side suburb with his wife and family and socialising with friends over a meal and a local wine.

Matt

Matt / Environmental Consultant & Field Team Leader

Matt has a Bachelor of Science with a double major in Environmental Science and Geoscience and joined LBWco after a number of years in the mining industry. He has extensive experience in remote parts of Australia working as a geophysical surveyor and as a supervisor managing the job and crew in the field. With a practical and pragmatic approach to field work and a keen sense of the environment and health and safety, Matt is involved in the delivery of our field programs in the Cooper Basin and local areas and the interrogation of the resulting data. A keen sportsman, his competitive streak and determination to find a winning solution are a natural fit for LBWco and our clients.
Jade

Jade / Environmental Consultant

Growing up on a farm in North Queensland, Jade quickly gained an appreciation of our environments important role in sustaining human health, leading her to complete her Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science) in 2019. After 1.5 years of employment in consulting and GIS, Jade joined the LBWco team in January 2021 as an Environmental Consultant and is eager to extend her skillsets further. With a keen creative eye, innovative mindset and her attention to detail and quality, Jade is a natural fit for the LBWco team. Outside of her role, Jade spends her time drawing, reading, volunteering at her local wetlands or roller-skating.

Education & Experience

  •  2019:
    • Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science) – Flinders University
  • 2020:
    • Environmental Scientist – Environmental Consultancy
  • 2019:
    • GIS Asset Data Entry Officer – Mount Barker District Council
  • 2018
    • GIS Undergraduate Work Experience – City of Marion
Georgia

Georgia / Environmental Consultant

Growing up in rural South Australia has underpinned Georgia’s interest and drive for environmental stewardship and sustainability. Georgia joined the LBWco team after several years in the construction industry as environment and sustainability coordinator working on major building and infrastructure projects in South Australia. Georgia has been involved in environmental management and due diligence, site contamination, environmental approvals and sustainability ratings. With close attention to detail, strong analytical skills, and client and compliance focus, Georgia promotes flexible thinking to achieve results. Effective communication, stakeholder transparency, safety and wellbeing are all areas that she is passionate about delivering through her consulting role. Outside of work, Georgia spends her time lifesaving at Glenelg, skiing at the river shack, or visiting wineries and beaches around SA.
Antonio

Antonio / Environmental Consultant

Antonio is a site contamination consultant and project manager with over 10 years’ experience and specialist skills in oil and gas sites around the world. He was the Technical Manager for an environmental company in Venezuela; has worked in Trinidad & Tobago, Chile, and the US; and more locally, is experienced in the Cooper Basin. Outside of consulting, his passion for the industry at large has seen him hold roles both as a regulator and in the laboratory setting, making him an excellent problem solver and a great fit for LBWco! Antonio has a friendly personality and a sense of humour, and we are excited to have him in the team.
Gaetano

Gaetano / Environmental Consultant

Joining the team in 2022, Gaetano is an environmental professional with over 18 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry as a field engineer, and offers extensive experience in assessment and monitoring, project management, data analyses and trouble shooting. He has a PhD in Geological Sciences, a special interest in hydrology, and has been involved in drilling programs in Bangladesh, Papua New Guinea, Israel, Croatia, Italy, Turkey and Congo and Australia, including the Cooper Basin, for a range of clients. Level headed and practical, he delivers effective field programs locally, regionally and remotely, and uses his strong analytical skills to interpret data and report on a range of site contamination issues. His friendly nature and family values mean “Dr G” is a natural fit for the team, and we certainly enjoy his story telling and home cooked food.
Catherine

Catherine / Office Coordinator

With a passion for people at the core of everything she does, Catherine brings over 16 years’ experience in professional services environments, to the LBWco team. Catherine is a positive, professional, and client focused administrator, with a high regard for customer service, teamwork, and best business outcomes. She enjoys the diversity of day-to-day office operations, and relishes in the ability to make a difference to the way we deliver our services. Outside of work hours, Catherine enjoys spending time with her young family, and going away for weekend trips to the river shack.
Sally

Sally / Administration and Finance Coordinator

With a career spanning over 25 years in customer service, administration and finance in a range of business settings, Sally supports the LBWco team to deliver excellence by taking care of the smaller details. From project administration to client invoicing, paying suppliers and reconciling our project databases, her eye for detail and love of a spreadsheet make her a natural fit.

After spending a number of years in the US, Sally settled back into Adelaide with her husband and two daughters to enjoy a quieter life. She is a keen baker who can be found at two of our local weekend markets offering homemade breads.

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