Ricardo Energy, Environment & Planning (Ricardo) is a consultancy with over 40 years’ experience working with clients across the globe. Locally, Ricardo has extensive experience in providing strategy, technical feasibility, market assessment, regulatory guidance and procurement support to local governments, developers, investors and operators alike in the areas of Planning, Environmental Science, Environmental Advisory & Approvals, Environmental Infrastructure and Project Management. The team has a successful track record of delivering major projects in the Property, Transport, Environmental, Resources and Infrastructure sectors for Government and private sector clients.

Our Planning Team has specialist expertise in managing, negotiating and successfully securing planning approvals for projects of all shapes and sizes, on greenfield and brownfield sites in urban and regional settings. We offer ‘Tier 1’ consultancy expertise at more competitive rates, with a solution focussed attitude and in-depth knowledge of the planning system across key industry sectors, project types and processes. Our considered approach ensures good planning outcomes that optimise land use and development opportunities for our clients, whilst ensuring these balance well with authorities and key stakeholder expectations and local community needs.

Ricardo’s Environment team works across many market sectors providing strategic waste planning and advisory services, delivering complex environmental approvals applications, and solving challenging contaminated land problems.