Impact Assessment & Cumulative Effects Assessment

Experts in cumulative effects assessment and management as well as impact assessment process, application, review and implementation across a spectrum of developments from project amendments to large scale green-field developments including in complex, emotionally charged environments.

Projects & Experience

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  • Developed a national framework for watershed cumulative effects assessment and implemented in four provinces and two territories, including a transboundary river crossing into Alaska, USA.
  • Developed and commercialized decision support software for cumulative effects assessment.
  • Advised nationally and internationally on impact assessments including cumulative effects assessment for mining, pulp and paper, forestry, offshore oil and gas projects, oil sands and uranium mining.
  • Advised Joint Review Panels and Hearing Commissioners on impact assessment methodology and cumulative effects assessment and negotiated with federal and provincial authorities on joint concerns and requirements related to projects from multiple perspectives including governments, Indigenous communities and industry.
  • Extremely competent in development and assessment of baseline and follow-up monitoring programs related to impact assessment including adaptive management following assessment of the accuracy of impact predictions.
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Areas of Speciality

Executive Leadership and Cross-Disciplinary Program Management

Leadership in business and management to solution complex environmental challenges across disciplines and programs.

Environmental Science, Monitoring & Research

Design, implementation, and adaptive management of leading-edge research, monitoring and technology development in the environmental sciences.

Policy & Regulatory Assurance and Industry Compliance (Forestry, Mining, Energy)

Specializing in regulatory and policy development and compliance assurance across multiple areas including waste management and spills, water and effluent treatment and release, air quality, water quality and quantity, and emissions management.

Impact Assessment & Cumulative Effects Assessment

Experts in cumulative effects assessment and management as well as impact assessment process, application, review and implementation across a spectrum of developments from project amendments to large scale green-field developments including in complex, emotionally charged environments.

Indigenous & Stakeholder Relations

Trusted partner, collaborator and facilitator at multi-stakeholder tables and working with stakeholders including Indigenous communities to advance solutions for complex environmental, social, and economic nexus issues.