Meet our people

We think it’s important to get to know the people who’ll be bringing your ideas to life, so meet the Resonance team! We’re a multi-talented, hands-on bunch, hailing from different corners of the globe and all of us passionate and excited about our work and serving you.

Ali Rizvi

Ali is a Senior Project Manager and Mechanical Engineer with 25+ years’ experience delivering high-quality infrastructure projects in energy, power, water, and local government, across green and brownfield sites in Australia and internationally.

Ali has exceptional ability analysing problems from a technical and business perspective, and driving cross-functional, diverse teams towards a common goal. His contract management experience includes negotiating claims and dispute resolution,  and he is very experienced managing large scale projects that satisfy compliance, regulatory and audit requirements. Ali migrated from the Middle East four years back, fell in love with Tasmania and now calls Tassie home. Ali loves to play badminton regularly and enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Steve Agnew

Steven is a Senior Consultant with over 15 years’ experience in the building and construction industry, starting in architecture and progressing into portfolio, program and project management.

Steven is currently working on major infrastructure projects for the Tasmanian Department of Health. Previously he lead projects for NSW Health and the NSW Department of Education, leading a large team to deliver a portfolio of projects ranging from $5 million to $200 million with a combined capital value of $1.2bn. Steven is a strong leader and communicator, passionate about building relationships and delivering projects with the best outcome for the client. His collaborative approach and knowledge of quality assurance processes contributes greatly to successful outcomes for complex projects on which he works.

John Moorfield

John has joined Resonance as a seasoned Senior Project Manager, after a long career in the engineering and construction industry working on large scale civil, hydro and power industry projects over the last 35 years.

John has strong project and program management skills, honed over years of successfully delivering many and varied projects across Australia and in the Pacific. His extensive experience covers all aspects of project implementation from feasibility, design, planning, construction, supervision, and contract administration through to close out. John's involvement in challenging projects has given him great enjoyment and satisfaction in being part of the industry. John keeps busy with bike riding, tennis, building and rowing boats, bushwalking, travelling and gardening.

Darren Meany

Darren is a Senior Project Manager with a degree in construction management.

Darren has accumulated over 20 years' experience in water, wastewater and utilities, and his current focus is heath infrastructure projects. Darren has delivered numerous projects in Ireland, UK and Tasmania. His strengths include project and contract managing multiple projects in parallel, and getting into the nitty gritty of the project scope to ensure the right outcomes for the client and end user. During his free time, Darren can be found spending time with family, enjoying gardening or exploring Tassie's light walks.

James MacAlpine

James is a qualified engineer with project management and contract administration experience in diverse environments, including projects to assist in disaster relief and rebuilding disadvantaged communities.

James has trained and worked with the Australian army reserve and as contractor, across all aspects of delivery, requiring quick thinking, opportunity analysis and good communication skills.

James loves travelling, food and staying fit; so he can enjoy more food and do more activities! At the moment he's into camping, golfing and surfing, which means Tassie is the perfect place to be. James will give anything a go once, and is great under pressure and in rapidly changing environments.

Anna Wrobel

Anna has a PhD in Environmental Engineering and many years of experience managing environmental projects in this field.

With ten years of experience as an academic, Anna likes to put her glasses and critical hat on to get to the nitty-gritty of projects. Anna started project-based work in European Union Framework biogas and biofuels projects. 11 years ago Anna made Tasmania her home and has been working at UTAS, coordinating and supervising environmental students. Anna is passionate about making engineering more sustainable, with a keen interest in stormwater management, water-sensitive urban design, biochar, urban metabolism and making engineering more welcoming for women. Outside work Anna spends her time travelling, kayaking, camping, hiking, dancing and looking after her two little people.

Timothy Phillips

An Infrastructure Planner and Senior Consultant, Tim is one of our Co-Directors here at Resonance.

Tim serves as a senior consultant in strategy, planning and business cases. He also has an abundance of experience as a Gateway Reviewer and is an expert in designing and delivering workshops on a range of infrastructure, service planning and team planning topics. Collaboration, community and working with others to develop a simple solution is what Tim values highest at work. When he’s not making us all cringe with his dad jokes you can find him riding his bike or making music.

Gavin Meredith

With 23 years’ experience in public health under his belt, Gavin is our specialist Health Consultant. 

Also a highly skilled project manager, Gavin has extensive experience undertaking clinical, management and strategic roles. His expertise lies in acute care and surgical patient management which includes waiting list management, patient flow and operating theatre efficiency. Gavin appreciates being surrounded by a team that’s passionate, experienced and willing to help each other. We can count on Gav for updates on the latest tech gadgets and he also loves camping, fishing and impressing his wife with Masterchef level meals. 

Patrick Cullinane

Patrick is our Co-Director, a Civil Engineer and Project Director. 

Pat has developed a reputation for project delivery in a high-pressure environment, preferring to work in the ‘stretch zone’, while keeping a calm and focussed demeanour to be ahead of the game and anticipate issues before they occur. Pat is a people person and really succeeds when bringing people together to achieve great things, whether it’s with a team or one-on-one. Come weekends, Pat can be found with family, driving and fixing race cars, or enjoying art and design.

Remy Boyer

Remy is one of our Project Managers, specialising in water and wastewater infrastructure and services. 

Basically, if it’s in the water sector, Remy’s worked on it. He has 15 years’ experience across French Polynesia and Australia in strategic planning, utilities management and the design, construction and operation of infrastructure. He really thrives when working on a variety of projects but loves the agility of a small structure. It’s no surprise that Remy also spends time in the water (ocean, not wastewater!) when he isn’t working; he likes scuba diving and underwater rugby.

Derrick Clack

Derrick joined us in 2020 as a Senior Project Manager.

He brings with him a wealth of business management skills and experience in contract management, procurement and financial control. Derrick’s forte lies in risk management and strategic direction delivered with pragmatism and persistence. Catch him sharing his wine knowledge with the team (he is a wine maker!) and at CrossFit or with the family on weekends. 

Peter Philp

A Senior Consultant, Peter is so passionate about his work that he came out of semi-retirement for us! 

Peter has 25 years of experience in project and contract management - needless to say that's where his strength lies - and he also mentors in these areas. He is results driven, so you know he’ll get the job done and done well. He has a natural proclivity for leadership and loves passing on knowledge accumulated throughout his career. In his free time, he likes travelling, golfing and fishing. 

Rebecca Greenwood

Rebecca wears several hats at Resonance. She is a Senior Consultant and our Operations Manager and all-round organiser. 

Rebecca’s’ specialty areas are project management, change management, project assurance and health checks, and developing and improving systems. She really flourishes when she’s collaborating with colleagues and clients and she gets a buzz from mind mapping and creative problem solving. Rebecca spends her weekends gardening, solving puzzles, reading, making curries and watching great films.

Brendon Watson

Brendon is a graduate Mechanical Engineer providing project engineering and management services. 

We’re so lucky to have him at Resonance, and not just because he turns the heaters on at 7am during winter. His focus is on plant and process equipment investigations, data management and analytics and he is developing strong skills in project management. Brendon loves sinking his teeth into a complex project and enjoys the diversity of work. Variety is definitely the spice of life for Brendon as he has way too many hobbies; including car restorations, surfing, hiking and guitar.

David Holman

A curious thinker with a knack for the written word, David is a Consultant and Project Manager. Dave's skills include contract negotiation, strategy development and writing, service offering review and business case writing.

Most of his work is undertaken in the solid and liquid waste management areas. A large part of David’s role is client liaison, helping them make informed decisions and plan for success. He enjoys interacting with different and interesting people, and yes, he means the Resonance team too. David’s always on the hunt for a good-second hand bargain and loves playing and writing music and spending time with his two joyful children. 

Alice Agnew

Alice is a Project Manager with a background in graphic design and marketing, and experience in commercial construction and fit-outs.

Alice has thirteen years experience in the design space, running her own graphic design business and working in advertising as a creative before moving into a design and brand management role for one of Tasmania’s most trusted brands. Born in Tasmania, and proud to call it home, Alice has been involved with projects from tourism to retail as design lead and project manager for a number of refurbishment projects all over the state. Alice brings a creative edge to problem solving, and a deep understanding of design processes and methods which she applies to scoping, planning and project development. When she's not at work you can find Alice on the volleyball court or exploring Tassie's amazing beaches and hiking trails.

Alice Doyle

Alice looks after our accounts and administration.

Alice has an Advanced Diploma of Accounting and over 30 years of financial and administrative experience across Government, private and not for profit organisations. With a focus on being organised and attention to detail, Alice loves nothing more than number crunching and making sure the office is ticking over efficiently and comfortably. On weekends Alice likes to try to tame the weeds in her garden, catch up with her adult children  and be the perfect slave to her cats!

Awards

In 2019, our Waste Management program of work for Glenorchy City Council won a project management achievement award from the Australian Institute of Project Management. 

Our project for the Glenorchy City Council’s Food Organics Garden Organics initiative won an Environmental Leadership and Sustainability Award as part of the 2020 Local Government Professionals Australia (Tasmania) awards.
Resonance draws from a wide network of associates to support project development and implementation with specialist skills including visual facilitation, estimating, design drafting and construction management. Our associates include but are not limited to:
Tasmania Suite 1 The Moonah Centre 113-115 Main Road, Moonah TAS
New South Wales3/15 Bega Street, Tathra NSW 2550
contact@resonance.com.au
Timothy Phillips 0408 033 353
Patrick Cullinane 0424 575 937