Applied Environment & Safety Welcomes Iina Lohi
Iina has recently joined Applied Environment & Safety adding her strong research skills and
passion for sustainability to the team. She enjoys researching environmental issues and collaborating
with teams to create innovative environmental solutions.
Iina completed a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture in 2001 and has continued her studies including
an Advanced Diploma of Sustainable Building Design as well as commenced a Masters of Regional
Planning by Research at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Iina has diverse interests in research related to climate change adaptation, landscapes and social
adaptation. She has explored how this may relate to the reintegration of traditional ecological
knowledge and urban agriculture into peri-urban regions as well as consideration of social and
environmental issues associated with small lot housing estates. She is also interested in the way older
Australians maintain their housing resilience and self-care.
Over the past few months, Iina has been assisting Applied Environment & Safety with a diverse set of
environmental and business planning projects. She has completed environment and safety audits to
aid onsite personnel to manage their requirements in a streamlined way; completed compliance
reviews leading to the drafting of new policies and procedures; supported clients with the provision of
information about environmental licencing and regulatory requirements; and conducted ecological
assessment project work.
In her spare time, she is a keen supporter of citizen science environmental projects. She believes that
this is worth developing with younger generations to inspire social change for the good for the