Staff Profile


  • Bachelor of Science Environmental Science, University of the Sunshine Coast, 2002
  • Certified Professional Soil Scientist (CPSS2), 2011
  • Certified Environmental Practitioner (CEnvP), 2009


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Josh Mitchell

Director, Senior Environmental Scientist

As a founding Associate and Senior Environmental Scientist of Core Consultants, Josh is responsible for environmental services, technical review, project delivery and business development. He has over 14 years experience working on geo-environmental projects throughout Australia and Papua New Guinea. These projects have included detailed water quality assessments (surface water and groundwater), landfill assessments, erosion and sediment control, effluent disposal assessments, environmental management plans, acid sulfate soil investigations, detailed chemical identification and contamination assessments, and supervision of remedial programs.

From 2002 to 2015, Josh held environmental scientist and group leader roles at Golder Associates. During his time at Golder Josh was responsible for the completion of geo-environmental projects including: coordination of field activities; supervision of technical staff, preparation and technical review of reports, managing project expenditures, interaction with clients, other environmental professionals, contractors and subcontractors.

Over his 14 year career Josh has worked on a variety of project sites including pipeline corridors (LNG, sewer and water), road corridors, airports, uncontrolled fill sites, waste management facilities, mine sites, manufacturing facilities, commercial and industrial sites, service stations, high rise developments, slipways/boatyards, residential subdivisions, and cattle dips.

In his spare time Josh loves everything to do with the outdoors. His is a keen surfer and angler and spends his weekends with his young family soaking up the sun at the beach or taking the family camping.


Core Consultants possess extensive experience in geotechnical engineering to support project delivery. 


Core Consultants delivers comprehensive environmental solutions for site assessment, investigation, and remediation of contaminated land.

Geotechnical. Environmental.

Sunshine Coast Office
Unit 1, 18 Lysaght Street
Coolum Beach QLD 4573
07 5475 5900

Brisbane Office
Unit 3, 31 Londor Close
Hemmant QLD 4174

07 3394 8331

ACN: 603 384 050

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