Rescology Environmental Consulting provides environmental, social impact assessment services to the resources sectors. We partner with associates to deliver on projects from the conceptual through to the operations, closure and rehabilitation phase. We have no vested interests, have a pragmatic approach aimed at meeting the needs of each client and each project. In addition to our professional services, we have strategic team arrangements with other consultants enabling effective and suitable resourcing of projects by matching capability with project needs.

Rescology Environmental Consulting personnel have been embedded in client teams to assist with decommissioning and mine closure, stakeholder engagement, environmental performance improvement, risk analysis and environmental approvals.Technical environmental capability includes due diligence and environmental and social impact assessment, permitting and approvals (ESIA).

Due diligence experience includes open pit and underground gold and nickel operations, poly metallic ore and mineral sands mines in Western Australia, South America, Africa and Asia Minor. Other asset development experience includes scoping and feasibility projects, gap analysis of pre-feasibility reporting ahead of IPO listings.

Environmental and Social Impact experience includes strategy for impact assessment, scoping of baseline survey requirements and management of pathways for approvals in accordance with host country standards, International Finance Corporation and Equator Principles.

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Cathy Galli

Director / Principal Environmental Consultant

Cathy is an environmental scientist with more than 23 years’ experience in conservation, sustainability, community development, eco-tourism and the resources sector in Western Australia and internationally. Cathy has lived and worked in multicultural, multi-skilled and sensitive environments in five countries including Australia.  She has well established and respected industry and regulatory networks, knowledge of international legislative frameworks and experience in skills share, mentoring, stakeholder relations and building partnerships. Her breadth and depth of experience includes government and a range of industries, in consulting and operations involving project development from the conceptual through to the operational, mine closure and rehabilitation phase. Core skills include environmental feasibility, strategy and pathways to approvals, environmental scoping of ecological surveys, project management, environmental due diligence, environmental and social impact assessment, stakeholder engagement, compliance performance improvement, mine closure and rehabilitation. She is a Certified Environmental Practitioner in Australia and New Zealand, contributes to community through mentoring of an African student on a scholarship under the Australian Awards program, is a member of the AUSIMM Society and Environment Committee, the technical committee for the Closure Professional Practitioners Association and currently assists with a sub-committee of the Dieback Working Group. Cathy was awarded a scholarship on the 2018 Pipeline for Directors Program and is a Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors Course. Cathy is currently involved in part-time studies with Charles Darwin University.

Kate Philp

Senior Environmental Engineer

Kate is an environmental specialist with degrees in economics and environmental engineering, and nine years of experience in environmental management and environmental sustainability in the mining and finance sectors. Kate has worked in Australia, Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines and has travelled to more than 50 countries worldwide. She has held positions across industry, government and consulting. Specific skills and experience include coordinating environmental impact assessments, implementing environmental management systems at a business, project and site level, working with regulators to obtain environmental approvals and with site teams to maintain compliance, project management, delivering internal and external training, risk assessment and auditing. Recent work with a global NGO has provided perspective and understanding on global movements in sustainable finance and climate change which may impact businesses as they develop and seek funding for projects.

Dr Chris Hancock

Senior Botanist

Dr Chris Hancock has been a botanical consultant in Western Australia since 1998. His main areas of interest are plant community classification, vegetation structure and ecophysiology. He has strong grounding in statistics, plant identification, plant community classification and ordination, and report preparation. Chris has carried out vegetation surveys in the Goldfields/Murchison, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Pilbara, Wheatbelt, Northern Sandplain, Mallee and Kimberley.

In his consulting capacity, Chris has worked on significant projects in Western Australia, including survey of the south-west Yarragadee aquifer, the Dampier-Bunbury natural gas pipeline from east of Geraldton to Dampier, assessment of tree health and vegetation condition on the Jandakot Mound for the Water and Rivers Commission and numerous mining-related projects in the Pilbara and Kimberley. His PhD thesis involved researching the edaphic and hydrological factors affecting species richness and vegetation structure in three valleys on the Darling Plateau.


Rescology is proudly associated with several other companies. We have strategic arrangements in place and are well positioned to resource projects with complementary expertise and experience. We have worked with our associates since the company was founded in 2017. Projects include Australia and overseas involving Mergers and Acquisitions, Environmental and Social Scoping and Feasibility studies, Mine Closure, Strategy for Environmental Impact Assessment, Stakeholder Engagement and analysis of environmental legislative changes and their effect on project timeframes and outcomes.

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