Ken Mival

Environmental Auditor
  • B.S., Geology, University of Exeter
" A vital ingredient of success is not knowing that what you're attempting can't be done."-Terry Pratchett

With nearly 50 years’ experience in geology, engineering geology, environmental engineering and auditing, throughout Africa, UK, NZ, Singapore, PNG, and Australia, Ken Mival provides EHS Support and our clients with an unrivaled level of experience, technical knowledge, and problem-solving ability. Over the past 25 years, Ken has primarily focused on auditing and management of contaminated land. A Victorian EPA-accredited Environmental Auditor (Contaminated Land), he has undertaken audits for many large urban and iconic developments, large chemical and manufacturing plants, clean-up of dioxins, and landfill construction and gas sites. These include over 200 statutory environmental audits and due diligence and regulatory compliance audits for property transfers, factory shutdowns, closed landfills and for operational landfills and clean-up of former industrial sites for residential and commercial developments. He has also provided expert evidence to VCAT, Planning Panels Victoria, and the Magistrates, High and Supreme Courts. Additionally, he has provided expert advice to EPA on landfill gas risks, human health risks, risks to large animals relating to arsenic and mercury contamination from mining, and on clean-up criteria for dioxins. In 2011, Ken in his auditor capacity won the Consult Australia Engineering Excellence Gold Award (Environmental Category) for the clean-up of Dioxins at the 180-hectare Dandenong Sewage Treatment Plant.

Key Expertise

  •  Statutory environmental auditing
  •  Expert witness
  •  Engineering geology
  •  Project management and direction
  •  Contaminated land & groundwater management and remediation
  •  Landfill construction, auditing and verification, and landfill gas risk assessment