Meet Our Experienced Team

David Arbuckle, BEng(Env), QSTI General Manager David has been involved in the environmental science and consulting industry since 1996, developing his expertise across Australia and beyond. Since 2001 David has worked in senior management roles, including as a general manager for Pacific Environment Ltd. His time at PEL brought about much education in the space of business management and business development among many other things. David’s leadership at AMG focuses on his commitment to innovative and dynamic solutions for industry, government and communities.

David Arbuckle, BEng(Env), QSTI

General Manager

David has been involved in the environmental science and consulting industry since 1996, developing his expertise across Australia and beyond.

Since 2001 David has worked in senior management roles, including as a general manager for Pacific Environment Ltd. His time at PEL brought about much education in the space of business management and business development among many other things.

David’s leadership at AMG focuses on his commitment to innovative and dynamic solutions for industry, government and communities.

Timon Berger, Bachelor of Science (Environmental) Technical Manager Timon ensures our quality and safety systems are up to date and maintained and our team are using these systems effectively. This means we can provide the highest possible level of service to our clients. Timon has more than a decade of experience in the monitoring of air quality from source emissions, ambient air quality, workplace atmosphere and odour. His experience includes work with cement kilns, petrochemical refineries, chemical manufactures, liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants and coal seam gas, right down to smaller timber mills.

Timon Berger, Bachelor of Science (Environmental)

Technical Manager

Timon ensures our quality and safety systems are up to date and maintained and our team are using these systems effectively. This means we can provide the highest possible level of service to our clients.

Timon has more than a decade of experience in the monitoring of air quality from source emissions, ambient air quality, workplace atmosphere and odour. His experience includes work with cement kilns, petrochemical refineries, chemical manufactures, liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants and coal seam gas, right down to smaller timber mills.

Craig Beyers, BEng(Env), GradCert Bus., MAAS Manager Consulting Services With 17 years’ experience in the industry, Craig has a particular focus in acoustics, air quality and vibration. Craig and David spent time together from 1993 to 1996 undertaking their undergraduate degrees in Environmental Engineering, and have since had strong professional ties working in similar businesses. Craig recognised early on the conflict between competing land uses as a result of the scarcity of resources was an area that would become more and more important in the decision making process over time.

Craig Beyers, BEng(Env), GradCert Bus., MAAS

Manager Consulting Services

With 17 years’ experience in the industry, Craig has a particular focus in acoustics, air quality and vibration. Craig and David spent time together from 1993 to 1996 undertaking their undergraduate degrees in Environmental Engineering, and have since had strong professional ties working in similar businesses. Craig recognised early on the conflict between competing land uses as a result of the scarcity of resources was an area that would become more and more important in the decision making process over time.

 
Michelle Clifton, BSc, CAQP, MAAS, MIOA, PIEMA Senior Consultant Like most graduates studying environmental degrees, Michelle says she believed she would save the world. With her job here at AMG, she says working for a diverse environmental consultancy firm means she is helping to improve the human environment through encouraging sustainability and best practice methods. Michelle has 11 years experience in air quality and noise consultancy, and conducting research for the mining, industrial, commercial and residential sectors.

Michelle Clifton, BSc, CAQP, MAAS, MIOA, PIEMA

Senior Consultant

Like most graduates studying environmental degrees, Michelle says she believed she would save the world.

With her job here at AMG, she says working for a diverse environmental consultancy firm means she is helping to improve the human environment through encouraging sustainability and best practice methods.

Michelle has 11 years experience in air quality and noise consultancy, and conducting research for the mining, industrial, commercial and residential sectors.

 
Adam Dixon, BA Hons 2:1 in Business Management Senior Consultant Adam originally went to university in his native UK to study business management but after covering aspects of environmental impact studies and carbon trading, swapped a business career for one in environmental science. In the UK, he was a MCERTS team leader for five years at one of the country’s leading emissions specialists before emigrating to Australia two-and-a-half years ago seeking a new challenge within the environmental sector. Since then, Adam has worked on large projects across Europe and Australia, using Australian and international testing methods. His work covers emissions to air, water and land, as well as occupational hygiene.

Adam Dixon, BA Hons 2:1 in Business Management

Senior Consultant

Adam originally went to university in his native UK to study business management but after covering aspects of environmental impact studies and carbon trading, swapped a business career for one in environmental science.

In the UK, he was a MCERTS team leader for five years at one of the country’s leading emissions specialists before emigrating to Australia two-and-a-half years ago seeking a new challenge within the environmental sector.

Since then, Adam has worked on large projects across Europe and Australia, using Australian and international testing methods. His work covers emissions to air, water and land, as well as occupational hygiene.

 
Max Rosenthal, BAppSc (Ecology/Environmental Science) Environmental Technician & Asbestos Assessor Max is a lover of the outdoors and is passionate about science. These interests made for an easy decision for him to pursue a career in environmental monitoring. With an appreciation for the link between science and environmental/human health, he has acquired field and laboratory experience in several disciplines including air quality, occupational hygiene, ecology, molecular biology and microbiology. With an emphasis on asbestos related work, he has provided clients with a range of services in commercial and residential settings including hazmat surveys, clearance inspections, contamination investigations, air monitoring, sampling and fibre counting.  

Max Rosenthal, BAppSc (Ecology/Environmental Science)

Environmental Technician & Asbestos Assessor

Max is a lover of the outdoors and is passionate about science. These interests made for an easy decision for him to pursue a career in environmental monitoring. With an appreciation for the link between science and environmental/human health, he has acquired field and laboratory experience in several disciplines including air quality, occupational hygiene, ecology, molecular biology and microbiology.

With an emphasis on asbestos related work, he has provided clients with a range of services in commercial and residential settings including hazmat surveys, clearance inspections, contamination investigations, air monitoring, sampling and fibre counting.  

 
Curtis Profke, Bachelor of Applied Science Senior Consultant Curtis has global experience, running emissions testing programs for major international clients. He ran the emission testing program at one of Papua New Guinea’s largest gold mines, where testing was done on a range of sources, including power generation, mobile plant, ore crushing and the gold refining process. He also ran the testing program several times at a cement facility in northern Sri Lanka, testing numerous sources in different operational modes for a wide range of pollutants. Curtis’ dedication to his field of expertise is driven by a belief that good air quality is critical for supporting the amenity of the places we live in, our environment, and maintaining our way of life.

Curtis Profke, Bachelor of Applied Science

Senior Consultant

Curtis has global experience, running emissions testing programs for major international clients. He ran the emission testing program at one of Papua New Guinea’s largest gold mines, where testing was done on a range of sources, including power generation, mobile plant, ore crushing and the gold refining process. He also ran the testing program several times at a cement facility in northern Sri Lanka, testing numerous sources in different operational modes for a wide range of pollutants.

Curtis’ dedication to his field of expertise is driven by a belief that good air quality is critical for supporting the amenity of the places we live in, our environment, and maintaining our way of life.

 
Aaron Dobson, BAppSc, DipEnvMan Environmental Consultant Aaron says a highlight of his career has been the opportunity to conduct projects throughout Australia, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka,West Africa, USA, and the greater Asia-Pacific region. He has conducted environmental assessments for clients such as, NSW Sugar, Boral, Xstrata, EDL, BHP, Barrick, Holcim and Cement Australia. Specialising in stack emissions testing, ambient and OH&S monitoring and odour sampling/analysis, this work involves a number of forms of environmental sampling (soil, air, odour and water) and a large number of subsequent chemical analysis techniques, particularly air/gas streams for a multitude of analytes and various parameters. The work also requires meetings and collaboration with relevant government agencies, larger industries, consultants and clients to discuss testing results.

Aaron Dobson, BAppSc, DipEnvMan

Environmental Consultant

Aaron says a highlight of his career has been the opportunity to conduct projects throughout Australia, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka,West Africa, USA, and the greater Asia-Pacific region. He has conducted environmental assessments for clients such as, NSW Sugar, Boral, Xstrata, EDL, BHP, Barrick, Holcim and Cement Australia.

Specialising in stack emissions testing, ambient and OH&S monitoring and odour sampling/analysis, this work involves a number of forms of environmental sampling (soil, air, odour and water) and a large number of subsequent chemical analysis techniques, particularly air/gas streams for a multitude of analytes and various parameters. The work also requires meetings and collaboration with relevant government agencies, larger industries, consultants and clients to discuss testing results.

 
Mitch Tryhorn, BEng (Chemical), BA (Languages) Quality Coordinator Mitch ensures AMG remains at the cutting edge of our industry by maintaining our quality assurance systems and expanding our accreditation to include new test methods so that we can provide our clients with the best service and systems available. Mitch says: “AMG is a great company with great people and a lot potential for growth.” He enjoys the fact he can take his experience in quality control in a production environment and now apply that to the environmental monitoring field.

Mitch Tryhorn, BEng (Chemical), BA (Languages)

Quality Coordinator

Mitch ensures AMG remains at the cutting edge of our industry by maintaining our quality assurance systems and expanding our accreditation to include new test methods so that we can provide our clients with the best service and systems available.

Mitch says: “AMG is a great company with great people and a lot potential for growth.”

He enjoys the fact he can take his experience in quality control in a production environment and now apply that to the environmental monitoring field.

 
Erin Smith Office Manager With a background in financial planning Erin keeps our office running smoothly and ensures our business practices match our commitment to professionalism and service. Erin also has a background in science, so has an appreciation for the technical demands of our team of environmental scientists and engineers.

Erin Smith

Office Manager

With a background in financial planning Erin keeps our office running smoothly and ensures our business practices match our commitment to professionalism and service.

Erin also has a background in science, so has an appreciation for the technical demands of our team of environmental scientists and engineers.

Glenn Ward, Bachelor Environmental Science, Grad Cert Environmental Management Team Leader Glenn is an experienced senior team leader/principal scientist, with over nine years in the source emissions and ambient air monitoring fields. He has previously worked on projects for Xstrata Mt Isa (now Glencore), Sun Metals and Nyrstar and has also worked internationally, including projects at Holcim in Westport, New Zealand, and Siam City Cement in Puttalam, Sri Lanka.  

Glenn Ward, Bachelor Environmental Science, Grad Cert Environmental Management

Team Leader

Glenn is an experienced senior team leader/principal scientist, with over nine years in the source emissions and ambient air monitoring fields.

He has previously worked on projects for Xstrata Mt Isa (now Glencore), Sun Metals and Nyrstar and has also worked internationally, including projects at Holcim in Westport, New Zealand, and Siam City Cement in Puttalam, Sri Lanka.  

 
Zac Heironymus, BEnvMan (Major in Sustainable Development) Environmental Technician Zac is a dedicated environmental graduate who is driven by his vision for a clean and sustainable Australia. Having developed an interest for atmospheric sciences during his time at university, moving into the air quality monitoring industry was a natural progression. Since starting with AMG, Zac has had exposure to a diverse range of environmental monitoring projects across a number of industry sectors. Moving forward, he is excited to continue the development of his skills within the industry and contributing to the high quality service that Assured Monitoring Group offers.

Zac Heironymus, BEnvMan (Major in Sustainable Development)

Environmental Technician

Zac is a dedicated environmental graduate who is driven by his vision for a clean and sustainable Australia. Having developed an interest for atmospheric sciences during his time at university, moving into the air quality monitoring industry was a natural progression.

Since starting with AMG, Zac has had exposure to a diverse range of environmental monitoring projects across a number of industry sectors. Moving forward, he is excited to continue the development of his skills within the industry and contributing to the high quality service that Assured Monitoring Group offers.

 
Amanda Carter, BSc (Hons) Laboratory Coordinator Amanda runs our lab, keeping the cogs turning and working towards continuous improvement. She has a particular passion for developing systems to improve work flow and create a harmonious environment and after years of working in this area, she believes those are the key elements in achieving quality, efficiency and safety. Amanda has previously worked in laboratories with universities and State government.  She specialises in laboratory management, safety and internal auditing. 

Amanda Carter, BSc (Hons)

Laboratory Coordinator

Amanda runs our lab, keeping the cogs turning and working towards continuous improvement.

She has a particular passion for developing systems to improve work flow and create a harmonious environment and after years of working in this area, she believes those are the key elements in achieving quality, efficiency and safety.

Amanda has previously worked in laboratories with universities and State government. 

She specialises in laboratory management, safety and internal auditing.