Zac & Jordan join AMG

Monday the 20th of February was a big day for AMG. It marked the largest one-off intake of new staff we've had to-date. Michelle Clifton joined us as well as Zac Heironymus and Jordan Lines.

Michelle brings 10 years’ experience in working on a range of air quality and acoustics projects including major infrastructure projects in Australia and Overseas. Her experience expands the depth and capacity of the consulting business to service the needs of our clients across a range of sectors.

Zac and Jordan have joined the AMG Monitoring business unit. Zac has a degree in Environmental Management and Jordan in Environmental Science. Both guys have hit the ground running eagerly taking on the learning curve of becoming a valued air quality professional. We are all excited to have Zac and Jordan on the team and look forward to working with them.

Michelle Clifton joins AMG

AMG is pleased to announce that Michelle Clifton joined our consulting team this Monday the 20th February. Michelle is an Environmental Scientist with 10 years’ experience in air and noise consultancy and research. In addition to this, Michelle has experience in lighting, contaminated land and flood risk disciplines. Michelle strengthens our consulting team significantly and will be working closely with Craig Beyers, our Consulting Services Manager to continue to develop AMG’s consulting service offerings.

Michelle comes to us with a multitude of qualifications;

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons)
  • Diploma in Leadership and Management
  • Certified Air Quality Professional (CASANZ)
  • Member of the Australian Acoustical Society
  • Member of the Institute of Acoustics
  • Practitioner of the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment.

 Michelle’s specific air quality capabilities include:

  • Air quality impact assessments using various atmospheric dispersion models (CALPUFF, AUSPLUME, CALRoads, TAPM)
  • Air pollutant emission inventories (US EPA AP-42 and AUS-NPI)
  • Meteorological data analysis
  • Ambient air data analysis
  • Construction dust assessments and management plans
  • Greenhouse gas assessments
  • Planning air monitoring schemes
  • Odour assessments
  • Occupational Health & Safety monitoring for particulates and toxic air emissions

Specific noise capabilities include:

  • Noise & vibration impact assessments using CadnaA and Soundplan
  • Construction noise and vibration assessments and management plans
  • Planning ambient noise monitoring schemes
  • Occupational Health & Safety monitoring for noise exposure

To discuss your needs for air quality, noise or vibration assessments please contact our team on (07) 3333 1960.

Craig Beyers joins AMG

Craig Beyers is a seasoned Environmental Engineer with 17 years’ experience in the monitoring, modelling and assessment of air quality, acoustics, and vibration. Craig’s areas of practice cover industry and manufacturing, professional and consultancy, research and education, infrastructure and development, energy and resources, and sports and entertainment.

Craig is a widely sought-after professional and his trusted expertise is regularly requested as an expert witness at the Planning and Environmental Court, Land Court, QCAT and Administrative Decisions Tribunal. His broad knowledge base, and proficiency with an array of software, tools and resources, ensure client satisfaction and the delivery of high quality work.

To this end, Craig’s expertise has not gone unnoticed. AMG - a NATA-accredited company - recognizes the value that Craig adds to the business. AMG is one of the leading environmental consultancies in Australia, and through his role as the Manager for Air Quality, Acoustics and Vibration, Craig brings onboard extensive experience to expand the Company’s service offerings to include the full range of air quality, acoustic and vibration services.

In addition, by attending industry-specific conferences such as the Clean Air Conference, Craig remains au courant with the latest developments in his field. He also contributes to the professional body of reference material, by writing papers such as “Calibration Methodologies and the Accuracy of Acoustic Data” – a 2014 publication.

Outside of his technical pursuits, Craig is involved in philanthropic activities. He currently serves as the President of Diabetes Australia – Queensland, and prior to this, served as an Independent Director at said organization.

Craig holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, a Graduate Certificate in Business, and is a member of the Clean Air Society of Australia and New Zealand, the Australian Acoustical Society and Standards Australia. He is also a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.