HEC has a philosophy of analysing client needs and objectives, in order to design a project solution that will achieve the desired outcomes. The main goals of the business are to:

  • manage projects in an efficient and cost effective manner;
  • offer practical solutions to environmental problems;
  • care for the environment through efficient management and sound scientific principles;
  • promote environmental and scientific awareness through education.


Dr Warwick Hayes - Director
Warwick's qualifications include a Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours from the University of Sydney, a Master of Applied Science in Environmental Toxicology and a PhD from the University of Technology, Sydney. Warwick has over seventeen years experience as an environmental scientist with particular expertise in coordinating environmental assessment projects, many of which have generated refereed publications, conference presentations and government reports. He has also been successfully audited under the NSW EPA accredited auditors scheme. Warwick has also completed the following WorkCover Authority approved courses:

  • Asbestos Removal (South Western Sydney Institute, Miller College)
  • OH&S General Induction for Construction Work in NSW.
Warwick is currently a member of various professional bodies, including:
  • Royal Australian Chemical Institute (Chartered Chemist),
  • Professionals Australia,
  • Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand.


When required, HEC works in partnership with other professional technicians to provide a wider range of project services.
  • Eurofins Environment Testing Australia Pty Ltd (Eurofins | mgt) and SGS Environmental Services Pty Ltd (SGS), both of which are NATA-registered, provide chemical testing.
  • Ecotox Services Australasia Pty Ltd provides specialist ecotoxicological testing.
  • Sydney Geotechnics Pty Ltd and Alliance Geotechnical Pty Ltd provide input on geotechnical and borehole engineering issues.
  • Civil Transport provides civil engineering support.