Astrid Ketelaar, B. Land Man, MEIANZ, MAIA

  • Business Owner and Natural Resource Management Consultant
  • Mobile 0407 872 743
  • Astrid has been a natural resource management service provider since 1999 and became a partner in 2008. Astrid has a background as a Technical Forester and over 25 years experience in land and water resources management. Astrid specialises in irrigation water resources and development approvals.

Samantha Gadsby, BSc, M Env Man,

  • Natural Resource Management Consultant                      
  • Mobile 0400 143 772
  • Samantha has worked for AK Consultants since 2012 and has been the lead consultant in several projects including climate change adaptation research and Land Use Planning at the Regional Level. Samantha delivers services in site management plans and on ground site assessment , monitoring and mapping as well as water resources.


Michael Tempest, B Env,

  • Natural Resource Management Consultant
  • 0467 452 115
  • Michael started with AK Consultants in 2015 and is involved with projects relating to land use planning and environmental assessment and monitoring,  including effluent reuse.


Narelle Lobdale

  • Farm Accounts & Office Management
  • Mobile 0409 211 610
  • Narelle manages the office and assists farming clients and associated businesses with managing their financial accounts, book keeping with Phoenix or MYOB and lodging of BAS statements and GST returns.
  • Narelle works with David Armstrong to deliver farm business managment services

David Armstrong, BAgrSc, CPAg, MAIAST

  • Agricultural Consultant
  • Mobile 0408 131 796
  • David has over 35 years experience as an agricultural consultant, specialising in farm business management.

Alanna Stubbs

  • Admin Officer
  • Alanna joined the AK Consultants team in 2016 and provides administrative support and field assistance.

Jim Nelson, B.A. Biology

  • Specialist Fauna Consultant

  • Jim  specialises in crayfish work and has more than 25 years experience with Tasmania’s freshwater crayfish fauna.