Our Senior Team

As a mid-sized, multi-disciplinary consultancy, WCG provides a platform of blended knowledge and experience, allowing its team members to grasp a well-rounded understanding of the industry. Its team members, ranging from junior staff to project leads and company directors, are actively approachable and accessible which is reflected in the company’s strong client retention and level of service outcomes. WCG continually works towards tailoring individual expertise to projects to ensure the right people are on the right jobs.

  • Michael's Bio Managing Director
  • Natalie's Bio Director / Manager Planning
  • Andrew's Bio Director / Manager Planning
  • Andrew's Bio Manager Surveying
  • David's Bio Manager Landscape Architecture and Urban Design
  • Brendan's Bio Manager Environment
  • Mark's Bio Manager Sunshine Coast
  • Rod's Bio Senior Cadastral Surveyor
  • Bruce's Bio Senior Surveyor / IT Manager
  • Sue's Bio Manager Real Property Drafting
  • Ryan's Bio Senior Associate
  • Alistair's Bio Associate Town Planner
  • Joel's Bio Senior Town Planner
  • Glenn's Bio Senior Surveyor
  • Hannah's Bio Senior Town Planner
  • Brad's Bio Senior Associate
  • Michael's Bio Associate Town Planner
  • Liam's Bio Senior Town Planner
  • James's Bio Senior Associate Town Planner
  • Liam's Bio Senior Surveyor
  • Lauren's Bio Senior Associate - Design
  • 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.

    E: mwolter@wolterconsulting.com.au

  • 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.

    E: nrayment@wolterconsulting.com.au

  • 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.

    E: acrawford@wolterconsulting.com.au  

  • 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.

    E: duhlmann@wolterconsulting.com.au

  • 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.

    E: bmassy@wolterconsulting.com.au

  • Mark Keary Manager Sunshine Coast

    Mark is a registered cadastral surveyor with over 30 years’ experience across all facets of surveying. Having joined WCG 15 years ago, Mark manages the Sunshine Coast office and is responsible for implementing the company’s quality assurance policies and procedures.  

    E: mkeary@wolterconsulting.com.au

  • Rod Tanner Senior Cadastral Surveyor

    With more than 20 years’ experience, Rod brings a wealth of experience and professional standards to WCG’s Survey team. A registered cadastral surveyor, Rod has experience in rural and urban cadastral surveys, mining tenure surveys, engineering surveys, topographic surveys, hydrographical surveys and GPS surveys.

    As WCG’s Manager of Survey Operations, Rod is responsible for project coordination and the production of ethical, accurate and timely surveys for both clients and co-consultants.

    E: rtanner@wolterconsulting.com.au

  • Bruce Williams Senior Surveyor / IT Manager

    Bruce is a registered surveyor and information technology generalist with more than 15 years’ experience in surveying, spatial information management and spatial information systems design and development. In his role as a Senior Surveyor and IT Manager, Bruce carries out office based surveying duties and oversees the entire ICT systems and technological needs of the organisation.

    E: bwilliams@wolterconsulting.com.au

  • Sue Perry Manager Real Property Drafting

    Sue has been an integral part of WCG since its inception in 1993. With more than 40 years’ experience in the preparation of surveying and engineering plans, Sue is the Manager of Drafting and oversees the preparation of all survey related plans. Sue’s vast experience in survey drafting has resulted in the enviable plan drafting standard the company has achieved and continues to maintain.

    E: sperry@wolterconsulting.com.au

  • Ryan Maclellan Senior Associate

    Ryan has over 10 years’ local and international experience in town planning and project management in both the public and private sectors. As a Senior Associate of the Planning team at WCG, Ryan is responsible for the management and delivery of large scale land subdivisions, residential unit developments, commercial developments and government and strategic planning projects.

    E: rmaclellan@wolterconsulting.com.au

  • Alistair O'Neill Associate Town Planner

    Since joining WCG, Alistair has established a thorough understanding of the development industry and gained a range of town planning experience across various planning and development projects. In his role as a Associate Town Planner, Alistair focuses on the facilitation of large scaled development projects from inception through to approval. Alistair is also responsible for reviewing and making of formal representations on local planning instruments to safeguard vested property interests.

    E: aoneill@wolterconsulting.com.au

  • Joel Fielding Senior Town Planner

    Joel joined WCG in 2014 as a Senior Town Planner. Prior to this, Joel worked for the North Lakes Development Team within the Development Services Department at Moreton Bay Regional Council. Through his experience in Local Government, Joel has developed a thorough understanding of Queensland’s planning legislation as well as how unique planning frameworks like North Lakes operate. In his current role, Joel is responsible for the management and delivery of large scale land subdivisions, residential unit developments and commercial development projects.

    E: jfielding@wolterconsulting.com.au

  • Glenn Hanton Senior Surveyor

    Glenn is a registered surveyor with more than 15 years’ experience in surveying and project management roles with an emphasis on cadastral, engineering and mining surveying. Having joined WCG in 2014 as a Senior Surveyor, Glenn is responsible for the management and all survey deliverables on large scale land subdivisions across South East Queensland.

    E: ghanton@wolterconsulting.com.au

  • Hannah Tohill Senior Town Planner

    Hannah joined WCG in 2012; her experience with urban design and drafting services complimenting her role as a Senior Town Planner. Hannah has developed a strong understanding of Queensland’s planning legislation, SEQ planning schemes and the development industry through her work in the Brisbane office. In her current role, Hannah focuses on due diligence and planning advice, community consultation and concept design preparation, and the facilitation of large scale developments from inception through to approval and post-approval services. 

    E: htohill@wolterconsulting.com.au

  • Brad Jones Senior Associate

    Brad is a Senior Associate with 16 years experience in delivering high quality residential commercial, industrial and mixed use developments to key clients. Having spent his career working closely with surveyors and urban designers, Brad has an extensive understanding of the land creation process and is considered an industry leader on the emerging trends in urban design.

    Brad’s extensive industry experience and outgoing nature have resulted in excellent industry networks; enabling Brad to facilitate outcomes for clients through engagement with political and senior government contacts.

    E: bjones@wolterconsulting.com.au

  • Michael Dargusch Associate Town Planner

    Michael has over six years of professional experience in private consultancy within South-East Queensland. This experience has allowed him to contribute to all aspects of development applications within the WCG planning team. Michael has a strong understanding of local and state planning legislation, including the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 and Integrated Development Assessment System, State Planning Policy and various planning schemes throughout Queensland.

    E: mdargusch@wolterconsulting.com.au

  • Liam Wolter Senior Town Planner

    Joining WCG in 2007, Liam has been a key part of the planning team for more than 10 years. In his role as a Senior Town Planner, Liam’s focus ranges from due diligence to development application management and project completion. Liam has an in-depth understanding of a broad range of planning and development matters, specifically in the interpretation and development based planning throughout South East Queensland. 

    E: lcurran@wolterconsulting.com.au

  • James Isaac Senior Associate Town Planner

    James is an established consultant in Queensland with over ten years’ experience in urban and environmental planning. His planning knowledge and experience throughout Queensland stems from his involvement in the due diligence phase through to the construction of large scale land subdivision projects, residential development of varying scales, commercial development and industrial operations. James has a solid understanding of the State planning legislation framework and exercises a commercial approach to development due to his extensive background in the private sector.

    E: jisaac@wolterconsulting.com.au

  • Liam Curran Senior Surveyor

    Liam is a Registered Surveyor in Queensland and has worked in the spatial sector since 2003.  He is a specialist in the application of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) to Geodesy, and is a member of the States GDA2020 Datum Modernisation Working Group. Liam also has extensive experience in Cadastral Surveying, Heavy Construction works, Quality Auditing, Volumetric Surveys, Topographical Surveys and Ground Truthing of Remote Sensing Surveys. Having joined WCG in 2015 as a Senior Surveyor, Liam’s diverse experience enables accelerated complex spatial project delivery.

    E: lcurran@wolterconsulting.com.au

  • Lauren Newton Senior Associate - Design

    Lauren’s project experience has seen her collaborate with clients from both the public and private sectors, focusing on master planned residential communities, multi-dwelling residential developments, urban spaces, resorts and public realm projects. It’s this experience that drives Lauren’s desire to bring a client’s vision to life and allows her to deliver unique outcomes to all projects no matter the scope or complexity.  

    With a personality that gives her the ability to lead a project with enthusiasm and passion, Lauren is naturally compelled to collaborate closely with her clients. To drive a project to success, she always prioritises the relationship with the client. This collaboration also flows internally, where she works to keep her team inspired and collaborating daily to deliver innovative design solutions for each project.

    E: lnewton@wolterconsulting.com.au