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Our Team

John of Smale Consulting Group

John Smale      


John is a former State Government Senior Environmental Health Officer and has 15 + years’ experience working in Australia and Internationally in the public and private sector

John specialises in Environmental and Public Health, Food Safety Management, Environmental Management, Work Health and Safety and ISO Management Systems (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO45001)

John currently provides contract audit and training services to several Big 4 risk advisory firms including delivering PwC’s Lead Auditor + ISO Management System training courses


  • Graduate Diploma OHS
  • Master Environment
  • Master Public Health
  • Bachelor Health Science, Environmental Health


  • Exemplar Global Certified Auditor – ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 45001
  • QLD Health Approved Food Safety Auditor
  • ICAM Incident Investigations

Darryl Bell

Senior Consultant

Darryl is an experienced Safety Professional. Starting out as an electrician for Energex and working for many years in high-risk environments including operating Elevated Platform Vehicles (EWPs) around powerlines has honed his safety and risk awareness.

He has successfully led large and geographically dispersed teams across various sectors. He has excelled in various leadership positions including, General Manager Safety, Director of Operations, GM Business Enablement, GM Works Management, Contract Operations Manager and Regional Resource Manager.

His leadership experience is complemented by qualifications including a Master of Business Administration, Graduate Diploma of OHS and Graduate Certificate in Safety Science. He is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds Exemplar Global Lead Auditor (SQE) qualifications.


  • Masters Business Administration – (QUT)
  • Graduate Diploma Occupational Health & Safety – (CQU)
  • Graduate Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)

Ian Bridge

Senior Consultant

Ian has over thirty years’ experience in environmental management with responsibility across technical application and management including: policy development; peer review, compliance management; environmental impact assessment and approvals; construction and commissioning, operational plant; sampling and laboratory analysis; emission estimation; and hazard and risk assessment.

Ian has significant environmental management experience across a number of specialised disciplines in the public and private sectors and on a number of projects with experience in:

  • pre-feasibility and feasibility studies (including Environmental Impact Assessment);
  • detailed engineering (and post EIA approvals);
  • construction supervision (including tendering and contract management) and commissioning; and
  • operations and final disposal. A core skill developed by Ian, over many years is the ability to peer review reports and submitted materials and to understand technical environmental and engineering studies.


  • Masters Applied Law (current – part completed), University of Queensland
  • Graduate Certificate in Applied Law, University of Queensland
  • B.Sc. Environmental Studies, Griffith University

Sarah Tune

Senior Consultant

Sarah is an experienced ecologist and environmental scientist, with over fifteen years’ full-time experience in the environmental industry. Sarah is a Certified Environmental Practitioner (CEnvP) CEnvP – CEnvP Scheme and has an exceptional understanding of environmental approvals and demonstrated experience in undertaking ecological and pre-clearance assessments for environmental compliance.

Sarah has worked for the Queensland Government Department of Natural Resources, in addition to large resource companies such as Origin and international environmental consultancies firms including Summit Earth.

Sarah is the Director of Stingless Native Bees and has demonstrated experience working individually and in multidisciplinary teams to achieve quality assessments, reporting, mapping and data with exceptional focus on exceeding all safety requirements.


  • Post Graduate Diploma (Rangeland Management)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Protected Area Management)
  • Diploma of Applied Science (Wilderness Reserves and Wildlife)

Certifications + Licenses

  • Full member of Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ)
  • Certified Environmental Practitioner (CEnvP) Number: 1236
  • Certificate IV Work Health and Safety
  • Certified DoE Approved Ecologist for CSG Fields Department of Environment (formally Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC)
  • Rehabilitation Permit Holder Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (2016)

Elizabeth Bradley

Senior Consultant

Elizabeth has extensive experience as a regulatory auditor in food safety, environmental, export, import, certified organics. Elizabeth is also experienced in conformity assessment, standards setting, certification and accreditation. Regulatory experience in the Australian agricultural industry across meat, fish, dairy, eggs, horticulture, grain, timber and live export. Elizabeth has public and private sector experience in compliance and regulatory roles and IT implementation, quality assurance, management of complex teams, investigations, training and verification.


  • Bachelor Environmental Health
  • Diploma of Management
  • Lead Auditor (Food, Quality, Environment, Safety)
  • RTE Meat & Cook Chill (High Risk)
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Lana Killen

Senior Consultant

Lana is a Work Health and Safety professional with significant industry experience in oil & gas, health, law enforcement, retail, and facilities management.

Lana’s key areas of expertise include Safety Management Systems, Incident Management, Contractor Management, Training/Facilitation of Safety Courses and Competencies.


  • Graduate Certificate of Work Health & Safety
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Recreation + Facilities Management
  • Diploma of Security + Risk Management
  • Diploma of Public Safety and Emergency Management
  • Cert IV Workplace Training and Assessment

Certifications + Licenses

  • Lead Auditor (Quality, Environment, Safety)
  • Alcohol and Drug Testing in the Workplace
  • Fire Safety Advisor

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