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.

Projects & Experience

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  • Developed novel assessment methods to improve risk assessment and management of pipeline releases as well as assessing abandoned well methane toxicity.
  • Served on Science Committees informing federal and provincial governments on development of new and amended policy and regulation related to the treatment and release of complex effluents including pulp and paper, municipal sewage, mining effluents, and energy industry process waters.
  • Developed a recurrent human health complaint process for the Alberta Energy Regulator and Alberta Health to improve regulator and policy response to recurring complaints from stakeholders concerned about energy industry impacts.
  • Developed cumulative effects assessment frameworks and adaptive management processes for organizations (including governments, international organizations, ENGOs, Indigenous communities and industry) to improve decision making and efficiency related to environmental performance.
  • Extremely familiar with permitting, approval and regulatory processes including interpretation of legislation, identification of efficiencies, and working with multiple jurisdictions simultaneously.
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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.