Company Directors

Damian McCann, Managing Director

B Sc (Hons) Ecology

Damian is a Director of Australian Wetlands Consulting and has worked in the fields of Environmental consulting, design and ecological restoration for over 15 years.

Damian’s areas of expertise include catchment and integrated water cycle management, WSUD, the use of wetlands for wastewater treatment and ecological and waterway restoration. Damian has provided environmental consultancy, design and project management services to state and local government and private companies throughout Australia and contributed to a number of guidelines and best pactice documents.

Dr. Mark Bayley, Director / Senior Consultant

B App Sc (Hons), PhD (Env.Eng.)

Mark is a current Director of AWC, where he plays a key role in managing staff and leading/supervisong the technical delivery of projects. Mark spent the initial stage of his career researching the various benefits of natural systems for polluted water treatment, teasing out the relationships between hydraulics and pollutant reduction. Mark has strong skills in water quality and hydrology assessments of natural, urban, industrial and commercial environments. Over the past 5 years Mark has lead the rehabilitation of numerous natural wetland systems and designed many treatment systems for legislative compliance. Through his PhD studies, Mark has a thorough working knowledge on the use of statistics in environmental reporting – a skill AWC uses to assess the impact of developments and assess the effectiveness of water quality sampling regimes.


Richard Berry, Landscape Architect / Sydney Manager

BSc (Aquatic Ecology & Environmental Physiology), BLA Hons

Richard has dual degrees in Landscape Architecture (Hon.) and a Science Degree majoring in Aquatic Ecology and Environmental Physiology. Richard has 15 yrs professional experience in Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East and Europe. Richard has a broad range of skills from bespoke design through to management at a landscape scale. This is evident in a body of work that started in design studios undertaking high end residential and commercial design through to the development of strategic management plans to secure environmental assets at a much greater scale. As Manager of Australian Wetlands Consulting – Sydney, Richard is dedicated to providing practical environmental solutions that are firmly grounded and backed up by scientific rigour.