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Proudly employee-owned & Australian
Our history shapes us – we are proud of our humble beginnings in Tasmania, which has grown to a national business of 350+ highly skilled consultants. 
Shaping the future of business
Sustainability is not just an add-on, but a fundamental aspect that drives innovation, efficiency, and long-term success.
We are agile and determined
We work with our clients directly and are sized to respond quickly to projects of all scales and complexities.
Commerciality of our advice
We offer tailored solutions that address your specific commercial needs.
Our mission
We wholeheartedly live our mission of creating a sustainable future for us, our clients, and our communities, and take this with us into each project.
Our team
Our vision
We thrive on tackling challenging projects that enable us to live up to our vision: inspired thinking embracing the challenges of a changing world.
Our team
Our values
We believe in integrity, courage, creativity, accountability, sustainability and relationships; these values shape our everyday. 
Our team
How we work

Our client relationship process is unique
Our client relationship process is unique
Understanding your needs
We are a team of problem solvers. The question we tackle is how to solve the challenges that our clients are facing, whilst keeping their business strategy, stakeholders and environmental, social, and corporate governance goals aligned.
How we adapt to your needs
We are engineers, planners, technicians, project managers and more – technically skilled, with a range of backgrounds and experiences to draw from assisting us to deliver project quality.
The end result
We’re big enough to deliver and small enough to care about the success of your projects. That’s the pitt&sherry difference.
Why trust us

Awards and certifications
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Sustainable Projects and Tasmanian Project of the Year
Project Management Achievement Awards 2023
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Engineers Australia Member
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Infrastructure Sustainability Council Member
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Roads Australia Member
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Consult Australia Member
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IAP2 Small Business Member
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Third-party Certification
Certified by DLCS International Pty Ltd.
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Concrete Institute of Australia Member
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Most Outstanding Company in Gender Diversity
2020
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Beryl Jacka Award
Peter Hills - 2020
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Australian Engineering Excellence Awards
Port of Burnie Post-Panamax Container Crane Demolition, Tasmanian Winner 2020

The numbers behind our success

$70m
Annual revenue
350+
Highly skilled consultants with a wide range of skills, backgrounds and experiences.
$65,000
The amount we have contributed in scholarships for engineering and science degrees since 2014.
Our evolution

Inside the shift
1963
Brian Pitt, a Civil Engineer with the Devonport Marine Board founds pitt&sherry as a consulting business.

1965
Brian was joined by Clive Sherry, a Municipal Engineer at Devonport Council.

1985
The company opened its first office in Launceston, Tasmania. 

1995
pitt&sherry merged with Morgan, Klok and Neilsen, adding building surveying capabilities.

1998
pitt&sherry doubled in size when 30 personnel joined via a major alliance contract with the Tasmanian Department of Transport

1999-2004
Operated an office in East Timor assisting with infrastructure renewal.

2016
Transitioned to a corporate board governance and management structure, introducing a Non-Executive Chairman.

2016
pitt&sherry merged with KMH Environmental.

2020
pitt&sherry undertook an internal transformational to a national company, allowing all 6 offices to operate as one, enhancing project and resource capabilities.

2024
pitt&sherry continues on our transformation journey to embrace the challenges of a changing world

Social responsibility

Our impact on our people, our communities and our planet

We’re committed to leaving a positive legacy. Our Making a difference: the pitt&sherry way framework 2023–2028 guides our goals for achieving positive environmental and social outcomes.
What we’re committing to
Our leadership team

Meet the leaders behind our success

Dean Comrie

Dean Comrie
Chief Executive Officer
Dean is a highly accomplished professional with over 25 years of experience in the environmental, water, and energy sectors. With a proven, strategic, and visionary approach, Dean has excelled in non-executive, executive, and senior leadership roles, successfully growing businesses, transformations and leading change. Dean is passionate about developing high-performing organisations that aim to make the world a better place, focusing on sustainable business outcomes and delivering outstanding results for clients.
Alanna Marsh

Alanna Marsh
General Manager – Transport VIC
Alanna is a Chartered Civil Engineer and accredited Project Manager with a range of experience working for Contractors, Consultants and Client-side. As General Manager – Clients & Projects, Alanna will bring her dynamic client relationship skills to our Victorian transport clients. Her transport infrastructure experience spans across the project lifecycle and projects of varying scale and complexity. In recent years of Alanna’s career, she has worked in project management roles on medium and large projects, responsible for the interdependent elements of program, cost and quality. This included roles such as Program and Performance Manager, Commercial / Contract Manager, Project Manager and Project Controls roles.
Ross Mannering

Ross Mannering
General Manager – Transport TAS
Ross is a Senior Principal Engineer with over twenty years’ experience in the design and management of major transport infrastructure projects in Tasmania. He has a detailed understanding of the multidisciplinary inputs necessary to deliver projects – assembling and guiding project teams to deliver practical solutions. As General Manager – Transport Tasmania, Ross will continue to work collaboratively with our clients to deliver Tasmania’s important traffic and transport infrastructure projects.
Silje Barningham

Silje Barningham
Chief People Officer
Silje’s true passion lies in people and empowering teams to perform at their best, ultimately enabling us to make a lasting impact on our clients and the communities we serve. With a career spanning over 15 years as a dedicated leader, she has consistently led teams in executing People and Culture strategies closely aligned with the needs of our business and clients. Silje’s enthusiasm revolves around inspiring our people to excel within a positive and inclusive culture. She encourages a constant pursuit of ‘why’ in everything we do, a keen focus on leveraging smart technology, and a forward-thinking approach to set our team up for future success. Her commitment to inclusion and diversity has earned her industry recognition through Consult Australia. Silje’s expertise includes change management, pioneering innovative HR approaches to adapt to the ever-evolving landscape of work and driving employee engagement through learning, well-being and talent management. With a rich and diverse career history spanning multiple international locations, including key roles as Regional HR Director and HR Strategy and Solutions Director, Silje brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the pitt&sherry team. She is dedicated to the team’s success and our shared mission of making a meaningful impact.
Where our people grow and thrive together

Life at pitt&sherry

Life at pitt&sherry

Work-life balance

Health & well-being

Personal development

Our clients

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Discover the pitt&sherry difference
Come to us with a big problem, and we’ll help you solve it
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pitt&sherry acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the many Countries throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We acknowledge the contributions and sophistication of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander knowledge and culture.