Cardno, a Brisbane-based infrastructure, environmental and social development company, has just appointed Andrew Costen as their new Senior Principal.
Newly appointed expert has 23 years’ experience providing tailored sustainable solutions to complex challenges in coastal and marine environments.
He’s worked in various specialist sciences and engineering consultancies, and government environmental management agencies.
Andrew specializes in coordinating the development of environmental impact assessments; facilitating approvals for marine and coastal infrastructure proposals, and site and option selection studies using multi-criteria assessment tools.
His expertise extends to designing and implementing field surveys to monitor and assess benthic habitats; capturing and analyzing water and sediment quality, and developing fit-for-purpose dredged material management assessment and management plans.
Andrew has also co-authored a number of dredged related international guidance documents.
As Senior Principal, Andrew will lead a number of strategic initiatives that will further enhance Cardno’s Asia Pacific marine environmental service offering.