ADE Consulting Group
Matthew Askeland is an environmental professional engaged in the resource recovery and circular economy sector specializing in the management of emerging contaminants. Matthew has made it his mission to overcome the barriers presented to the circular economy by contamination, to the ends of maximizing resource recovery and circularity while minimizing contamination risks.
Matthew presently leads ADE Consulting Group's Victorian Environment Practice which includes the Victorian Environmental Services Business Unit, as well as a specialist National Business Unit, Emerging Contaminants, Treatment Remediation and Research (ECTRR).
Historically Matthew has been active in the consultancy sector as a contaminated site specialist, where he holds key expertise in the delivery of contaminated land and water solutions, including environmental investigations, waste management and remediation. Here Matthew has been focused on tackling multiple elements within the PFAS risk management practice. These include site characterisation, risk mitigation, and the development of new PFAS management tools (treatment technologies and analytical tools) for deployment in effective PFAS management strategies.