On-demand webinar: Sustainable planning for renewable energy developments

In partnership with the Infrastructure Association of Queensland, RPS community engagement specialists present strategies for managing the cumulative impacts of renewable energy projects on communities as we accelerate towards net zero.

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What are the long term effects on local communities?

With hundreds of new renewable energy projects likely to be built over the coming decades, we need to consider the long-term effects on local communities.

RPS community engagement specialists Alistair Kingston, Shaylee Cowan, and Crystal Serblan, joined with Owen Boushel from Tilt Renewables to explore this topic in a webinar hosted by RPS, in partnership with the Infrastructure Association of Queensland (IAQ).

Our experts discuss key issues to consider when managing cumulative impacts and share their experiences on best practice engagement.

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Webinar panellists

Alistair Kingston
Executive General Manager - Insights, Communications and Creative

Crystal Serblan
Associate Director - Communications and Engagement

Shaylee Cowan
Associate Director - Communications and Engagement

Owen Boushel
Stakeholder Engagement Manager, Tilt Renewables 

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Webinar presenters

Alistair Kingston, RPS – panel facilitator

Alistair has more than 20 years’ experience in the engagement and strategic communications sectors. He has held senior roles on transport, energy, water and property projects and is well-versed in Queensland’s ambitious infrastructure program.


Alistair Kingston

Shaylee Cowan, RPS – panel member

For more than a decade, Shaylee has been delivering meaningful community and social outcomes on major infrastructure projects across Australia. She is an expert in the management of complex community and stakeholder issues and is currently working on a number of transmission, solar and wind projects.

Shaylee Cowan, Associate Director - Communications and Engagement, Brisbane QLD Australia

Crystal Serblan, RPS – panel member

With more than 10 years’ experience across some of Victoria’s largest projects, Crystal is a highly skilled communications professional with expertise in stakeholder engagement and community consultation. 

Crystal is working across several major renewable projects, including offshore wind and transmission projects. She is helping clients develop engagement strategies that address emerging issues in the renewable sector, including engagement fatigue and cumulative impact.

Crystal Serblan headshot RPS Communications and Engagement

RPS is a corporate member and partner of the Infrastructure Association of Queensland.

As a member of IAQ we are dedicated to working together to build a stronger Australian economy and support thriving communities through productive infrastructure.

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