Frederic Cosme, CPEng, Ir.

Frederic Cosme is a Principal Engineer based in Melbourne, Australia, with more than 20 years of experience focused on environmental consulting and hydrogeology. Frederic has strength in converting scientific outcomes of investigations into practical remedial engineering design considerations and tangible risk-based results.

Frederic Cosme is a Principal Engineer based in Melbourne, Australia, with more than 20 years of experience focused on environmental consulting and hydrogeology. Frederic has strength in converting scientific outcomes of investigations into practical remedial engineering design considerations and tangible risk-based results.


Fred has spent most of his career assisting clients in the the manufacturing, oil and gas, and former gasworks sectors. He has delivered outcomes for a range of environmental projects across Australia (NSW, QLD, SA, VIC and WA), Belgium (Flanders and Wallonia), Canada (Ontario), France, Italy, The Netherlands, New Caledonia, Indonesia, and Switzerland.

His experience includes conceptual site model development, hydrogeological assessments, remedial feasibility assessments, remedial pilot tests, groundwater risk assessments, landfill rehabilitation as well as groundwater resources and management. He has a proven track record in leading the implementation of innovative groundwater investigation and remediation techniques, including environmental forensics. He has extensive experience with fractured rock systems and coastal sites or sites adjacent to surface water.

Fred has advanced the state of the practice by pioneering the implementation of innovative applied and environmental groundwater tracing techniques. He has authored and co-authored over 20 scientific publications including a book chapter, refereed journal articles, and conference proceedings. 

Contact Frederic Cosme at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or +61 (0) 437 568 291

Career Summary of Frederic Cosme, CPEng, Ir.

  • Specialties: Conceptual Site Model Development, Groundwater Assessment and Remediation, Applied and Environmental Tracers, Fate and Transport Studies and Modeling Groundwater and Surface Water Interaction.
  • Practice Areas: Contaminated Site Assessment and Cleanup
  • Disciplines: Environmental Engineering, Hydrogeology
  • Education: Geological Engineer, University of Liege (Belgium), 2001; Agricultural Engineer; Free University Brussels (Belgium), 1999
  • Registration: Chartered Professional Engineer, Australia; National Engineering Register, Australia; Ir. – Civil Engineer, Belgium

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