Profile – Phil Abernethy Owner and Founder of Absorb Environmental Solutions

Published : 25 Jan, 2017
Phil developed a passion for the natural environment while growing up on a farm in Northern New South Wales.
After graduating with a BE(Chem., Hons) and later an MBA Phil has over three decades of hands on experience designing, commissioning and operating sugar mills and refineries.
He established his own company, Absorb Environmental Solutions, in 1996 to provide a world-class benchmark for environmental spill response products, services and training to the full spectrum of industries across Australia.
In 2009 Phil launched Absorb Training which specialises in creating and delivering environmental management training and development for the corporate sector. This includes a Diploma of Environmental Management.
Phil has authored a book, The Environmental Manager’s Toolkit, to support the flagship training course – The Diploma of Environmental Management. This unique course has set the standard for environmental management at the coal face level within Australian Industry.
With 20 years of experience, Phil continues to provide passion and enthusiasm to support the environmental performance of Absorb clients.