Philip Mulvey is part consultant, part contractor, part researcher and part entrepreneur, and has always been a free thinker.
He has built army bases in East Timor, supervised the erection of the largest tent in the UK, sold Aussie meat pies in the USA, cleaned up two uranium mines, developed townhouses on landfills, rewritten the manual on oil palm development in PASS in Sumatra, evaluated rehabilitation of the desert in Kuwait, participated in the first green city design in the world, evaluated degraded land in Monaro and has represented Australia in sailing.
Phil is a specialist in soil and water chemistry, with over 25 years experience in soil sciences, hydrogeology, water resource assessment, contamination studies, geological mapping and aquifer modeling.
He currently has businesses in environmental soil science, whole-of-farm management, bioremediation, civil earthworks and property development. Through these avenues he has trained numerous scientists in the art of commercial scientific problem-solving.Phil's critically acclaimed book Ground Breaking
is a culmination of his lifelong pursuit to provide practical solutions for agricultural management, enabling the restoration of landscape, climate and community.
Phil focuses on practical real world solutions to some of the largest problems facing humanity today, including land use management, soil carbon sequestration, bare ground reduction and bush corridor restoration.
He is a father of 4 and a grandfather of 6. After over 35 years as a practicing soil scientist, he remains passionate about the subject, particularly with regards to landscape repair.