Why RES?

Regional Economic Solutions (RES) is all about strengthen relationships between First Nations communities, business and government for mutually beneficial outcomes.

Our directors, Leann Wilson and Mal Meninga are accomplished in their fields and committed to creating sustainable and ethical outcomes.

Whole of project cycle support

We provide community engagement services throughout the project lifecycle inclusive of the study phase through to operations and decommionsing.

Backed by Ausenco

RES is backed by Ausenco, a global company providing consulting, engineering, project delivery and asset operations solutions to the resource and industrial sectors.

Through Ausenco, we have access to a vast pool of national and international experience in delivering community development opportunities in remote and challenging locations around the world.

For more information, visit Ausenco’s website.

Local Kokatha people numbered 11% of total construction workforce on the Carrapateena project (compared to the national participation average of 4%).

Local Kokatha people numbered 11% of total construction workforce on the Carrapateena project

Kramer Ausenco

As part of its client solutions offering, Ausenco, and its PNG-based joint venture company Kramer Ausenco, provides specialist advisory services in areas such as:

  • occupational health and safety
  • government relations
  • investor/stakeholder management
  • crisis management
  • complex or sensitive legal, commercial and regulatory issues
  • community relationships.


We also draw readily upon the environment and sustainability resources of Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco and industry-leading Canadian environmental consultancy team valued for its expertise and boutique approach with a footprint now in Australia. Hemerra’s highly respected multi-disciplinary professionals are leaders in environmental and social sciences and engineering, providing innovative solutions for complex mining and resource development projects.

Our valued affiliates

RES also teams with leaders in their field such as Global Futuremakers (renewable energy) and School for Today (education).

We seamlessly meld First Nations’ wisdom extending back 65,000 years with modern science, technology and strategy to build a better future for all.


Case Study

Carrapateena - Connecting a mine and a community

Regional Economic Solutions’ (RES) scope in the Carrapateena Copper-Gold Project included engagement services, cultural heritage and cultural awareness, construction staffing and support.

Learn how the RES team, as part of the Ausenco Downer Joint Venture, brought together mining company OZ Minerals and the Traditional Owners and First Nations community on the $320 million


Trusted by Community, Industry and Indigenous Business Owners

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