Find out about the Board of Directors at 360 Environmental.
Board of Directors
Michelle Rhodes (nee Northover) - DirectorView Linkedin Profile
Michelle Rhodes is Director/Principal of 360 Environmental Pty Ltd. Michelle is multi-degree qualified, having completed a Bachelor of Science, Post Graduate Degree in Environmental Impact Assessment and a Masters of Environmental Management. Her Ph.D. thesis in freshwater ecology is currently under examination. In 2008, Michelle graduated from the Australian Institute of Company Directors.Michelle’s area of expertise is in Project Environmental Management, since 1994 she has managed the Environmental Approvals process for a significant number of state level projects in the mining, water, oil and gas industries.
Michelle is a Certified Environmental Practitioner under EIANZ and is a Certified Lead Environmental Auditor under the Registrar Accreditation Board Quality Society of Australasia Limited (RABQSA). She is on the Peer Review Board of the International Desalination Association's Journal on Desalination and Water Reuse.
In 2006, Michelle was awarded the Western Australian Telstra Business Women of the Year award in the Corporate and Private Category 2009, she was a winner in the 40 Under 40 top business leaders for Western Australia. Michelle was nominated as a regional finalist in the 2014 round of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards.
Scott Bird - DirectorView Linkedin Profile
Scott brings 25 years of experience as an environmental scientist, predominately in the WA consulting industry. For the past 17 years, he has held senior management positions within consultancies during which time he has acted as project director on a wide range of environmentally focused projects. Scott provides strategic advice in the initial stages of a project to achieve the long-term objectives of Clients. He guides the work of in-house teams and interfaces with Client project teams.
Scott’s technical experience is centred in contaminated site management and environmental impact assessment particularly in relation to land development. He has technical skill in the assessment and management of contaminants in soils and water and has often interfaced with contaminated site auditors to resolve technical issues.
He has directed and managed State level projects from the concept through to completion. Environmental projects include 16 substantial contaminated site assessment / remediation’s, 14 environmental impact assessments in accordance with WA’s Environmental Protection Act 1986, and numerous referrals under the Federal Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.
Scott founded and was the Managing Director of ENV Australia, a firm of 50 environmental engineers and scientists, from 2000 until early 2013. He was the State Manager of Egis Consulting where he grew the environmental practice to a staff of 30 professionals in three years. Scott helped establish and/or has acted as a Director for planning and environmental companies, all of which continue to operate to the present day.
Tamara Smith (nee Bianchini) - DirectorView Linkedin Profile
Tamara Smith is qualified in both Environmental Studies and Business, holding a Bachelor of Arts in Environment and Geography and a Masters in Leadership and Management. Her Masters project focused on the requirements of corporate governance and assessment of Directors performance. In 2008, Tamara graduated from the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Tamara has been involved in the environmental field in Western Australia since 1997 and has worked in industry and state government, as well as in environmental consulting. She has been a Certified Environmental Practitioner under EIANZ since 2006.
Tamara has been involved in several areas of the environmental industry including regulatory environmental reporting, environmental impact assessment and auditing. She has been responsible for assessing and auditing more than 50 project sites, including several state level projects in the Pilbara Region. Tamara has provided advice and assessments of oil and gas facilities, land developments, mining and screening operations, port upgrades, wineries, waste water treatment plants, stockyards, chemical manufacturers, landfills and waste disposals facilities and has a thorough understanding of the issues relating to environmental assessment and application of planning and management.