Our People

Our People

We are a friendly and diverse team of architects, engineers, scientists, building designers, and sustainability experts – bringing a combination of valuable skills and contacts to the project. Brought together by a common vision to make a positive impact on the environment, innovative problem-solving is our forte.

Tracey Cools

Managing Director

Tracey Cools

Managing Director

I'm entrepreneurial by nature, a big-picture thinker, strategic problem-solver and expert networker. I have a photographic memory for construction details, a natural intuition for building optimisation [...]

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Tirone Kahn

Chief Operating Officer

Tirone Kahn

Chief Operating Officer

I’m a leader, collaborator and problem solver with a proven record of driving continuous improvement across the complex intersections of people, processes and technology […]

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Prameena Karunairaj

Senior Associate Consultant

Prameena Karunairaj

Senior Associate Consultant

I love bringing like-minded people together to make the world a better place. What better way to do it than as a sustainability consultant? […]

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Troy Daly

Senior Consultant

Troy Daly

Senior Consultant

I’m a project leader running the balancing act between sustainability goals, commercial feasibility and delivery pragmatism. I’ve developed this skill after […]

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Haylea Edwards

Head Of Residential Services

Haylea Edwards

Head Of Residential Services

As the manager of one of Australia’s largest residential consulting teams, I am passionate about taking a sensible, holistic approach to our clients’ problems, […]

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Heather Bolt

Head Of Commercial Services

Heather Bolt

Head Of Commercial Services

I have worked on a broad range of projects in retail, educational and commercial sectors for both existing and new building developments. I am experienced […]

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Alison Adendorff

Sustainability Consultant

Alison Adendorff

Sustainability Consultant

I’m an architect by trade, with 10 years’ experience as a sustainable design consultant. I have niche specialisations in energy modelling for Green Star, daylight modelling, façade design, optimised […]

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Nicholas Roberts

Sustainability Consultant

Nicholas Roberts

Sustainability Consultant

I’m a collaborator. One of the best things about working at Efficient Living is having the opportunity to assist clients on all manner of large and small projects, […]

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Mariana Foganhole

Sustainability Consultant

Mariana Foganhole

Sustainability Consultant

Promoting sustainability is the only way we can maintain wellbeing and a healthy environment. My background is in civil engineering, so I’ve always loved […]

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Manoela Place

Sustainability Consultant

Manoela Place

Sustainability Consultant

After more than 12 years’ experience as an ESD and thermal comfort consultant at Efficient Living, it’s safe to say I have extensive knowledge of construction across various scales of projects. […]

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Micha Middlebrook

Sustainability Consultant / Commercial

Micha Middlebrook

Sustainability Consultant / Commercial

I have more than 11 years of architectural experience in Australia and the Czech republic. The best thing about working in sustainability is […]

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Rishabh Babbar

Sustainability Consultant / Commercial

Rishabh Babbar

Sustainability Consultant / Commercial

‘I’m a hands-on architect who thrives on providing bespoke solutions to our clients’ sustainability problems […]

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Stefanie Simpson

Sustainability Consultant

Stefanie Simpson

Sustainability Consultant

I love details. Details, details details! I’d like to think that my clients can relax in the knowledge that I am looking at the detail so that they don’t have to. I am a passionate […]

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Kyle Decker

Project Coordinator

Kyle Decker

Project Coordinator

I am our trusty Project Coordinator and the first point of contact for clients. This means I have the privilege of talking to them about their upcoming projects and aligning our services where […]

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Alarna Twight

Sustainability Consultant

Alarna Twight

Sustainability Consultant

Sustainability is my driving force. How could I resist working to reduce the environmental impact of an industry that contributes 40% of our global carbon emissions? […]

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