Director & Principal Consultant

Ibrahim Awad

BSc(Env), MEngSc(Env), MEnvLaw, CPEng MIE, Certified Lead Environmental & OHS Auditor, Honorary Associate - Institute for Sustainable Futures, UTS


Ibrahim is a Chartered Professional Civil & Environmental Engineer and Certified Lead Environmental & WHS Auditor with over 20 years of experience in leading environmental & sustainability teams on a wide range of high-profile transport infrastructure, property development, construction, asset management and utilities projects.


Ibrahim has worked as a trusted adviser to numerous regulatory authorities, government agencies and ministers across a wide range of portfolios, in Australia and internationally, to put in place innovative and globally recognized environmental, sustainability and WHS regulatory and policy frameworks, strategic plans, governance structures, management systems and industry initiatives. 


Examples of projects that Ibrahim has directed include:

  • Strategic Environmental Management Framework for Property NSW across their wide range of owned or leased assets worth over $120 billion, including policies, risk-based technical & legal procedures, and program for managing contaminated sites.
  • Establishment of an Environmental Services Group (ESG) for Property NSW providing whole-of-government environmental & sustainability services to more than 10 NSW Government Agencies including on Westconnex, Baranagaroo and Bays Precinct.
  • Oversight of NSW Port Lessor Corporations' environmental obligations under the Port Leases for Port Botany, Kembla and Newcastle, including review and approval of Port Lessee Environmental Management Plans & Annual Environmental Reports, oversight of contaminated land management issues & remediation, oversight of incidents, and high-level liaison and negotiation with the EPA, DPE and Port Lessees. 
  • Environmental & WHS Management Framework and Certified System for the Abu Dhabi transport sector including maritime, aviation and surface transport (metro, rail, ports, airports, and buses);
  • World-acclaimed green hotels program, green hotel building design guidelines, and green hotel baseline and bench-marking scheme for all hotels in Abu Dhabi Emirate;
  • Environmental Project Direction on Dubai Metro; and
  • World leading high-tech satellite program for monitoring compliance against natural resource, environmental and planning legislation in NSW.