WCG is a respected industry leader servicing the government, development and infrastructure sectors. We are a highly motivated team of planners, designers, environmental scientists, landscape architects and surveyors.
Our purpose is built on the central ethos of delivering the highest level of service to our clients. Our approach is based on the values of respect, integrity, innovation, collaboration, excellence and trust. These values underpin our client service objectives and are fundamental to our day to day operation and success.
Michael Wolter Managing Director
Michael is the founding partner of Wolter Consulting Group and has over 35 years’ experience in the industry. He is responsible for the overall leadership and strategic direction of the company.
Michael has established numerous relationships with local government authorities throughout South East Queensland and is instrumental in establishing the initial strategy phase for larger projects. He takes a key interest in urban design, identifying commercial opportunities and innovative solutions to constraints.
Natalie Rayment Director / Manager Planning
With over 25 years’ experience Natalie, with Andrew Crawford, leads the Planning Team in managing our client’s development projects from due diligence to approval and providing specialist town planning and policy advice to clients.
Having a detailed working knowledge of Queensland’s planning legislation, Natalie regularly participates on reference groups focusing on planning legislation and policy. Natalie also serves as an Expert Planning Witness in the Planning and Environment and Land Courts for private and public sector clients.
Andrew Crawford Director / Manager Planning
Andrew has over 25 years’ experience across all facets of planning, development, infrastructure and consultation through a range of private sector and Government roles. Together with Natalie, Andrew leads the Planning Team and oversees a range of major development projects, and employs a commercial approach coupled with excellent planning knowledge to achieve results.
Prior to joining WCG, Andrew managed the highly successful Brisbane Urban Renewal Task Force. In this capacity, Andrew was responsible for establishing a statutory planning framework for urban renewal areas, facilitating significant catalyst projects and co-ordinating the planning and delivery of community and capital works infrastructure.
Andrew Thurston Manager Surveying
Andrew has been a Registered Cadastral Surveyor with the Surveyors Board of Queensland for almost 30 years. During this time he has gained significant experience in project managing the surveying components of a wide diversity of land development, infrastructure, exploration, and construction projects in Queensland, New South Wales, Northern Territory and Papua New Guinea.
Andrew's experience covers the full range of development projects from Master Planned Communities to Community Titles Schemes and small Standard Format Lots with High Density Development Easements.
David Uhlmann Manager Landscape Architecture and Urban Design
As an AILA registered landscape architect and urban designer with over 20 years’ experience, David manages both WCG’s Landscape and Urban Design teams. David has extensive experience in large and small scale landscape design and master planning projects and is one of only a few Green Star Accredited Landscape Architects, resulting in him being highly familiar with ESD as applied to landscape projects.
Brendan Massy Manager Environment
With over 15 years local and international experience in the environmental management sector, Brendan leads WCG fast-growing Environment team. With experience in terrestrial, aquatic and marine ecology and environmental policy and planning, Brendan is responsible for the management and delivery of ecological assessments, environmental reporting and legislative compliance requirements.