Meet our team

Meet our experienced Practical Environmental Solutions team.


Managing Director

Bachelor of Construction Management

Practical Environmental Solutions founder and managing director Tony Milligan has over 40 years of both operational and front-line management experience in surveying, civil engineering, building construction and environmental disciplines.

He has managed a private-sector civil engineering construction contracting company, managed ready mixed concrete plants, an engineering and hydrographic surveyor on the Newcastle Harbour Deepening Project followed by Construction Manager and, later Building & Technical Services Manager with Newcastle City Council.

Since 2009 he has developed a substantial portfolio of skill and experience in the field of occupational hygiene and environmental consultation.

Tony has a Bachelor of Construction Management (Building) from the University of Newcastle, an Engineering Surveying Certificate, gained a qualification through the UK Faculty of Occupational Hygiene and is a SafeWork NSW licensed asbestos assessor for works involving friable asbestos (licence No. 000161).


Environmental Scientist

Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management

David McQueeney is a SafeWork NSW Licenced Asbestos Assessor with over two years’ experience in the Environmental Consulting, Asbestos Management and Occupation Hygiene fields.

David joined PES after completing a Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management from the University of Newcastle. He has since gained a qualification through the UK Faculty of Occupational Hygiene.

David’s experience with PES includes:

  • Building Audits and Surveys for the identification of Asbestos & Hazardous Building Materials
  • Preparation of Hazardous Substances Management Plans and Asbestos Registers
  • All Air Monitoring associated with Asbestos Removal
  • Asbestos Clearance Inspections & Clearance Certificates
  • Scope of Works Development for Asbestos Removal Projects
  • Asbestos in Soils Assessment & Management
  • Environmental Site Assessments.
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