The Consentium team has extensive experience successfully delivering projects in Australia and globally, across all stages of the project lifecycle.

Stephanie Glue

Managing Principal

Stephanie works with Australian and international clients to redefine how they manage risk, enhance project performance, and generate greater value in the communities in which they operate. Stephanie has worked with some of the world’s largest companies, heads of international development funds, urban and rural communities, indigenous communities, political representatives and governments in highly complex delivery contexts. Stephanie is recognised as a leading facilitator and strategic thinker and specialises in engagement, communications, reputation management, risk management, and due diligence. She has extensive international experience, with a focus on Latin America and in addition to English, speaks Spanish and some Portuguese.

Specialises in: Strategy and Due Diligence | Governance and Performance Management | Risk Assessment and Management | Engagement | Communications

Steve Green

Director

Steve is known as a problem solver and pinch hitter for complex and controversial projects in the mining, energy, Defence, and infrastructure sectors. As a Company Director and Physicist, with more than 25 years’ experience in management, Steve approaches projects from a unique perspective, providing innovative strategies and pragmatic solutions. Steve has worked for the multi-nationals and the start-ups. He has engaged with Prime Ministers, CEOs, regulators, special interest groups, pastoralists and farmers. He has delivered engagement programs involving town meetings all the way through to short films, animations, VR and augmented reality tools. Steve’s breadth of knowledge and experience has taught him to listen, effectively adapt and provide world class outcomes.

Specialises in: Strategy and Due Diligence | Governance and Performance Management | Risk Assessment and Management | Engagement | Communications

Andrew Lau

Director

Andrew is a highly experienced Chief Executive Officer and New South Wales EPA & Western Australian DER Accredited Site Auditor. He draws on deep technical, regulatory and commercial expertise to provide clients with strategic and governance advice that assists them to manage complex environmental challenges. Andrew has extensive experience leading and delivering projects in highly contentious environmental settings and understands how to drive positive outcomes for project proponents that address regulatory, investor and community expectations.

Specialises in: Strategy and Due Diligence | Governance and Performance Management | Risk Assessment and Management

Senior Advisor

Kate Weir

Senior Advisor

Kate has extensive experience working for tier one construction companies having spent more than 15 years working across Australia leading major project developments. Kate has wide ranging knowledge in the asset and development management of major retail and commercial properties and understands how to drive successful greenfield and brownfield developments at both an operational and strategic level.
She specialises in strategic risk management, stakeholder engagement and communications and is recognised for her ability to design, drive and negotiate operational and strategic initiatives in high-pressure environments. Kate is strong in building authentic relationships with community members, local and state governments, political representatives, architectural and construction companies, major national and international businesses and fund managers.

Dr. Sandra Bell

Senior Advisor

Sandra is a Senior Advisor with Consentium and comes on board with nearly 15 years in consulting across diverse industries including mining, government and infrastructure. Sandra’s expertise in psychology, data management, business/market research and stakeholder engagement enables her to provide evidence-based actionable insights for both stakeholder and reputational risks, and how to manage these. She has extensive experience facilitating in sensitive environments and in tailoring communications and engagement to consider diverse stakeholder viewpoints.
Sandra is a Qualified Professional Market Researcher and has extensive experience in all aspects of market research from questionnaire design, fieldwork management, data analysis and most importantly reporting results in a manner that addresses the key aspects of what does the research tell us, so what, and what do we need to do about it.

Specialises in: Engagement | Communications | Reputation Management

David Blair

Principal Advisor

David is a highly experienced project director and specialist in the design and delivery of environmental performance and management systems. David has worked in Australia, Africa and Papua New Guinea and has global experience undertaking due diligence, designing approvals strategies and delivering major environmental approvals processes. David combines his significant technical and environmental expertise with his knowledge of complex regulatory processes and requirements to support both greenfields and brownfields developments.

Specialises in: Strategy and Due Diligence | Governance and Performance Management | Risk Assessment and Management

Anton Andreacchio

Principal Advisor

As the founder of leading animation and virtual reality studios, Anton works with clients to bridge the gap between highly technical engineering concepts and the community. He specialises in designing major visual communications and engagement initiatives to support the building of project social licence to operate. Anton is recognised as a pragmatic, strategic leader who combines technical, commercial and engagement expertise to provide the latest visual communications solutions to clients.

Specialises in: Engagement | Communications

Andrew Hickman

Senior Advisor

Andrew has worked across Africa and Australia, delivering major mining, energy and infrastructure projects in complex operating contexts. He specialises in Social Impact Assessments (SIA), community development, stakeholder and community engagement, and environmental approvals and permitting. Andrew is recognised for his ability to design and deliver engagement and community development initiatives associated with large-scale environmental approvals programs and to build social licence in highly complex settings.

Specialises in: Strategy and Due Diligence | Governance and Performance Management | Risk Assessment and Management | Engagement

Laura Johnson

Senior Advisor

Laura has more than 30 years’ experience, initially in Government as a Mining Registrar and Principal Advisor and later in the mining industry with numerous ASX listed resources companies. Laura works with major mining and infrastructure clients in the areas of approvals strategy; community, stakeholder and Government relations; land access and land acquisition; tenement management; and regulatory compliance. She specialises in providing organisations land tenure and access advice, particularly in sensitive environments.

Specialises in: Risk Assessment and Management | Engagement | Communications

Emily Minson

Principal Advisor

Emily is an experienced communications and issues management professional with more than a decade working in federal government and the private sector. Emily specialises in issues management, media relations and government relations, with a focus on sensitive and contentious matters. Emily’s commercial background is complemented by direct experience in government and politics through her work as a media adviser to senior Federal politicians.

Specialises in: Strategy and Due Diligence | Risk Assessment and Management | Engagement | Communications

Nathan Cussen

Senior Advisor

Nathan works with major property and infrastructure developers to help them manage complex environmental issues, in a manner that meets both their commercial objectives and regulatory requirements. Nathan has particular expertise in providing technical information to stakeholders in highly contentious environments in a manner that strengthens organisational reputation and stakeholder acceptance.

Specialises in: Strategy and Due Diligence | Risk Assessment and Management

Bronny White

Senior Advisor

Bronny has worked on some of Australia’s most contentious environmental investigations, and complex resource approvals projects. She combines deep knowledge of legislation with extensive experience on the ground delivering community engagement, to offer clients pragmatic solutions that address internal objectives, regulatory requirements, manage social risks and meet broader community expectations. Bronny also draws on her combined technical and engagement expertise to provide clients with specialised communications management associated with environment specific issues management.

Specialises in: Risk Assessment and Management | Engagement | Communications

Dr Sim Ooi

Principal Advisor

Sim is recognised as a leading health and environmental risk assessment and toxicology specialist. Sim specialises in risk-based approaches and the application of strategic management to address a wide range of health and environmental issues associated with contamination in soil, water, waste and air. Sim has worked across Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia and works with clients at a policy, strategic, training and on the ground level to develop realistic and cost-effective resolutions to environmental and human health issues.

Specialises in: Strategy and Due Diligence | Risk Assessment and Management

Dr Justin Bell

Principal Advisor

Justin is an environmental engineer with nearly 20 years’ experience in impact assessment, both in groundwater and surface water. He draws on deep technical understanding and experience working on some of Australia’s largest projects to help clients conceptualise ground and surface water problems and opportunities, and design solutions that effectively manage risk and create better project, commercial and environmental outcomes. Justin specialises in environmental approvals processes and is known for his pragmatic and detailed approach.

Specialises in: Strategy and Due Diligence | Risk Assessment and Management

Paul Ryan

Principal Advisor

Paul is a highly experienced producer and director with more than three decades working across the film, television and corporate sectors. Paul works with clients to translate complex projects into engaging visual communications that enable the building of shared understanding. Paul is inspired by assisting clients to tell their compelling stories in a manner that draws on the latest digital, communications and multi-media technology. Whether it is writing engaging content, creating innovative film and video productions, or designing more structured corporate communications, Paul assists clients to effectively deliver their project narratives.

Zack McLennan

Principal Advisor

Zack has over a decade of experience in politics and communications consulting. His focus has included mining, energy, health, fintech and a number of other sectors. For several years Zack worked for South Australian-based parliamentarians who are now senior Federal Government ministers. Zack has extensive experience advising organisations on issues and media management and government relations.

Specialises in: Strategy and Due Diligence | Risk Assessment and Management | Engagement | Communications