Our team

CNC’s team of consultants are located in four key offices across Australia – Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and the Sunshine Coast.

A number of our experienced personnel are located in regional centres, providing local knowledge and content to your projects.

We pride ourselves on being easy to work with, qualified, multi-skilled and practical. With a strong depth and breadth of experience, we can ramp up or down at a moment’s notice in response to your project’s requirements.

We are always looking for talented people to join our team. If you are interested in joining us, click here.


Dave Maloney - Managing Director

Dave has more than 25 years’ experience in infrastructure development, and specialises in project planning, strategy and management.

Scott Pearce - Chief Executive Officer

Scott has a wide range of experience on energy and infrastructure projects and has led a range of teams in diverse sectors.

Tricia Grant - Corporate Innovation & Improvement Manager

Tricia has more than 20 years’ commercial experience as a Business Manager. Tricia leads CNC’s Finance and Administration Team.

Melissa Singleton - Manager Corporate Services (Legal & HR)

Melissa is a legal professional with a diverse corporate and commercial background and additional expertise in environmental, regulatory, approvals and compliance within the mining, oil and gas and energy sectors.

Matt McDermott - Manager Environmental Projects

Matt is an environmental scientist and qualified Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control with experience in project management, environmental assessment and environmental planning.

Thomas Casey - Manager Access and Approvals

Tom is a land access, project approvals and strategy professional with over a decade of experience in oil and gas, energy and water industries.

Sally Commins - Manager Communications

Sally is a communications professional with significant project and strategic communication experience engaging community and key stakeholders in the pipelines, gas, renewables, CCS and water sectors.

Susie Bartlett - Manager Lands and Regulatory

Susie is an experienced mining, energy and resources professional with expertise in project management and delivery of resource and infrastructure projects.

Nikolaas Kostraby - Client Development Manager

Nikolaas is a geospatial scientist with experience across multiple sectors, in geographical information systems, spatial analytics, digital integration, data management and 3D visualisations.

Anthony Trantino - Manager Operations

Anthony is a qualified Project Engineer and Program Manager with over 17 years’ energy and manufacturing experience working with national and global organisations.  He has led teams spanning multiple states to safely deliver major capital and operating works programs on time, under budget and to stringent quality standards.