OUR TEAM

WE LEAD A COLLECTIVE OF HIGHLY SKILLED,
FORWARD-THINKING INDIVIDUALS.

Ben De Waard

Ben De Waard

Director

Ben always seeks to connect the natural and built environments thoughtfully, he’s an intrepid explorer and also loves experiencing live music.

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Lindsay Richardson

LINDSAY RICHARDSON

DIRECTOR

An avid cyclist and traveller, Lindsay champions environmental sustainability and is committed to engineering change for future generations.

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DANIEL EDWARDS

DIRECTOR

Daniel is a qualified architect and founding director with a desire to save the world and a passion for sailing.

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Adam Redmond

ADAM REDMOND

DIRECTOR

Adam thrives working collaboratively in a team-orientated culture that contributes positively to society and the environment.

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Chun Yin Wu

ASSOCIATE

With a background in engineering, Chun brings a systematic approach to his work. He constantly strives to provide sustainable building solutions that not only meet, but go beyond compliance.

Hillary Wu

Hillary Wu

SENIOR ESD CONSULTANT

An outdoors enthusiast, Hillary is devoted to the creation of a sustainable future through the evolution of innovative Green technologies used to tackle environmental problems.

Jane Brammer

Jane Brammer

SENIOR ESD CONSULTANT

Jane believes that improving the energy efficiency of buildings is a crucial step toward creating better homes for the future, so this is her focus with every energy rating.

Sara Dettori

Sara Dettori

SENIOR ESD CONSULTANT

Sara is a creative and dedicated individual, invested in an ongoing and in-depth understanding of evolving environmentally sustainable design principles.

Peter Clementson

ASSOCIATE

Peter is an all-rounder with a background in Environmental Science. He thrives on being challenged with alternate points of view and new methodologies in a quest for improved outcomes. Outside of work he enjoys cooking, bushwalking and travelling.

Lisa Duck

Lisa Duck

ACCOUNTS

Lisa’s passion for her family and working with numbers enables her to be able to support the work that has a vision for a sustainable future.

Laura Schnerring

Laura Schnerring

ESD CONSULTANT

Laura is passionate about careful stewardship of the natural environment and loves spending time completing creative projects.

Zain Siddiqui

Zain Siddiqui

SENIOR ESD CONSULTANT

Zain’s background as an architect has seen him living in cities all around the world. His love of stories – especially science fiction – provides inspiration to envision a more collaborative and sustainable society for the future.

Tristan Szamosi

SUSTAINABILITY CONSULTANT

Tristan is driven by a desire to do beneficial work that sees preservation of the natural world through a more considered approach to the built environment. He has a background in civil engineering and enjoys bushwalking and sport as well as music and film.

Freya Harris

ESD CONSULTANT

Freya has a background in building energy efficiency policy. She is keenly committed to working alongside architects to create energy efficient, comfortable, healthy homes and buildings that reduce reliance on electricity. She enjoys adventuring with her family, crafting and spending time in the bush.

Nyree Campion

ESD CONSULTANT

A belief that everyone should leave the world slightly better than they found it drives Nyree’s passion to make her home city of Melbourne more sustainable and greener. Her free time is enjoyed by hiking in nature, seeing live music and gardening on her small balcony.

Ryan Paesler

ESD CONSULTANT

For Ryan, the intersection of the natural environment and built environment presents an opportunity to positively contribute to sustainable change. Outside of his role, Ryan’s interests lie in bikes and running.

Gabrielle Burns

ESD CONSULTANT

Having grown up in regional Victoria, Gabrielle is passionately invested in doing all she can to make the city – and indeed the world – more sustainable. She loves all things outdoors and describes herself as somewhat animal obsessed.

Sierra Ward

ESD CONSULTANT

Sierra’s hope is to always do meaningful and positive work for our future. She believes we must all make conscious efforts to minimise our impact on the planet and her role allows her to contribute in an impactful way. A keen ocean lover, Sierra spends her spare time at the beach any chance she gets.

Sheryn Bellsham

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Sheryn believes in living peacefully and harmoniously and is an avid dog lover. She is passionate about keeping earth’s environmental systems in balance, so is a fantastic fit for supporting the SDC team.

Susannah Rennie

ESD CONSULTANT

Susannah has a strong desire to positively change the world. Her studies in environmental biology and then working in the bush have led her to a career in sustainable design. Susannah loves thrifting, slow fashion and seeking out eco-friendly products. When not secondhand shopping, she can be found on the football field or netball court.

Andrew Sammut

SENIOR ESD CONSULTANT

A keen problem solver, Andrew uses creative thinking to achieve impactful, sustainable outcomes and is passionate about renewable energy, green technology and green products. Andrew loves spending time away with his family in their little campervan.

Stephanie Eastmure

ESD CONSULTANT

Stephanie has a background in Environmental Science and has a keen interest in exploring the ways humans can reduce their impact on the natural environment. Along with enjoying an array of outdoor sports, Stephanie also loves spending time gardening and cooking with harvests from her garden.

UNITED, WE'RE PASSIONATE
ABOUT MAKING A DIFFERENCE