Leadership
  • Philip Byrum - Director

    As Director and Founder of Orion, Philip is a dedicated leader of a team of strong development professionals.

  • Philip Byrum - Director

    Philip Byrum - Director

    From starting his career in the field as a surveyor’s assistant, followed by roles in structural and civil engineering and project management, Philip has accumulated a wealth of experience as a professional engineer across the key elements of development delivery. Philip has a passion for quality of service and ensures that the advice he provides is not only technically precise but is also timely; clearly communicating to his Clients the risks and opportunities that arise throughout the full project life cycle.

    Philip is a dedicated leader of a team of strong development professionals at Orion Consulting. His involvement in the company extends far beyond the role of Director. He thoroughly enjoys contributing to our projects when and where his involvement can add value. Philip believes that his greatest achievement since establishing Orion in 2015 is the establishment of a solid team of self-starting and ambitious people who are as passionate as he is in their role as development experts.

    The opportunity to work alongside like-minded people and the strong and cohesive team environment that Philip has created ensures that Orion Consulting will continue to build on its early success whilst reinforcing its commitment to providing a quality service and delivering on its promises.

  • Dominic Lynch – General Manager

    Dominic is a qualified Civil Engineer with over 20 years’ experience in land development and infrastructure projects in the UK and Australia.

    Dominic Lynch – General Manager

    Dominic Lynch – General Manager

    Dominic is a qualified Civil Engineer with over 20 years’ experience in land development and infrastructure projects in the UK and Australia.

    Having worked in key development roles for some of Australia’s leading property developers Dominic has a thorough appreciation of the different drivers of successful project delivery. This experience has been integral in the evolution of the Orion Consulting philosophy that project success is achieved not only on the ability to deliver technically sound solutions, but by also ensuring that the project team fully embrace the specific needs of its Clients and deliver on a strategy that exceeds all expectations. He also believes in a high level of integrity in everything he does and encourages honest appraisal and open communication from inception to completion.

    Dominic is passionate about getting the best out of those that he works alongside. As a leader in the business, Dominic ensures that the Orion team is driven to achieve the best possible outcomes, both for the projects on which they are engaged as well as the teams in which they work and play.

  • Edmund Tsang – Construction Manager

    Edmund has a proven track record in the day to day management of construction works.

    Edmund Tsang – Construction Manager

    Edmund Tsang – Construction Manager

    Edmund has a proven track record in the day to day management of construction works and has over 19 years’ experience gained from working on a diverse range of projects including residential and industrial subdivisions, RMS road upgrades and critical utility infrastructure installation and relocations.

    Having worked in civil construction for an extensive period, Edmund is able to apply his valuable contractual ability and construction know-how to the effective contract administration and risk management, ensuring timely and cost-effective project delivery.

    Edmund is committed to providing a superior service to the market and managing a team of construction engineers who are the industry choice when it comes to any project.

  • Nathan Croft - Manager, Planning & Development Strategy

    Nathan is a qualified Town Planner and Project Manager with 18 years’ experience in both the public and private sectors.

  • Nathan Croft - Manager, Planning & Development Strategy

    Nathan Croft - Manager, Planning & Development Strategy

    Nathan is a qualified Town Planner and & Project Manager with 18 years’ experience in both the public and private sectors.

    With a background in planning, heritage and geography, Nathan has executed complex residential, industrial, retail and commercial projects at rezoning, approval and delivery stages. He is an expert in greenfield development with a deep understanding of the impact of the current planning reform process and proposed legislative changes that will impact the development industry in the coming years.

    Nathan is passionate about developing positive relationships with both clients and government to achieve superior development outcomes for the community.

  • Orlagh Byrum – Business Manager

    As one of the founders of Orion Consulting, Orlagh is dedicated to the ongoing success and growth of the company.

    Orlagh Byrum – Business Manager

    Orlagh Byrum – Business Manager

    As one of the founders of Orion Consulting, Orlagh is dedicated to the ongoing success and growth of the company.

    Orlagh has worn many hats over the years and is passionate about doing whatever it takes to ensure the business runs smoothly. In addition to providing support to the growing team at Orion Consulting, Orlagh is an integral part of the management team and ensures the smooth running of the day to day business operations.

    Orlagh is passionate about her critical role in fostering the strong culture within the Orion Consulting team.

  • James Green - Manager, Projects

    James is a chartered Civil Engineer with 10 years’ experience working in land development consultancies across NSW.

    James Green - Manager, Projects

    James Green - Manager, Projects

    James is a chartered Civil Engineer with 10 years’ experience working in land development consultancies across NSW.

    Having worked in small and medium-sized businesses James has been exposed to all stages of residential development from feasibility to approvals and delivery. James is a committed and passionate Engineer that enjoys working with like-minded and motivated individuals. James strives to lead his team of Project Manager’s to continue to build on Orion’s proven track record of delivery and exceptional client communication.