Josef is a recognised national expert in air and odour emissions control and permitting for municipal and industrial applications and wastewater collection and treatment systems.
He is currently the Technology Leader for Odour and Air Quality in the Asia Pacific Region for CH2M HILL, and has over 20 years experience in odour control and measurement in wastewater collection systems and treatment facilities. He has been responsible for the review of systems to identify odour generation causes and assessment of odour impacts, and has implemented various emission control technologies at over 100 sites, including some of the largest facilities in Australia and New Zealand. This work has involved the design and commissioning of some of the largest biotechnology odour control systems in Australia.
Josef also has over 25 years of extensive experience in biosolids, water, and wastewater treatment. He is currently leading the Australian research into understanding the impacts of ventilation in sewers as part of a national program on corrosion and odour management which involves seven major Australian water utilities, four Australian universities, as well as several other Australian and international partners.