Silvana Santomartino

Founding Director
PSK Environmental Pty Ltd

Brisbane, QLD

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I am a Founding Director or PSK Environmental, have a PhD in Environmental Geochemistry from La Trobe University and am a Certified Professional Soil Scientist.  I have over 17 years of consulting experience in environmental geochemistry, particularly related to soil, rock and water quality assessments, management and treatment. 

I was President of the Queensland Branch of Soil Science Australia in 2017-2018 and was Secretary from 2011 to 2013.  I was a guest lecturer in Acid and Metalliferous Drainage and Acid Sulfate Soils at Griffith University, Queensland.

I have project managed a large range of soils investigation projects including Acid Sulfate Soil (ASS), Contaminated Land (including Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), Land Resources Assessments, baseline soils quality and groundwater quality. 

Silvana identifies as culturally and linguistically diverse.