Meet the Expert: Mr. Chris Nielsen, B.Sc., P. Geo. (Limited), QPesa

We are very pleased to announce that Mr. Chris Nielsen, B.Sc., P. Geo. (Limited), QPESA, is taking over the role of Vice President – Eastern Canada. 

Mr. Nielsen is a senior environmental consultant, geoscientist, project manager and leader with more than 30 years of progressive experience in environmental site assessment, remediation, hazardous materials management and health & safety consulting.  Chris has led environmental groups in two international corporations where he was responsible for day-to-day operations, budgeting, staff retention and mentoring and the overall business operations of the groups.  Mr. Nielsen has managed multiple large projects in a variety of client sectors and has strong expertise in client relations, project budgeting, scheduling, delivery and supporting systems development in residential, commercial, institutional, industrial and public sector settings.

In his work, he demonstrates subject-matter expertise and exhibits strong resource leadership among large projects, including a $2.5 million environmental site assessment on a former military base, asbestos surveys of 1,900 buildings throughout Ontario, a large site assessment and remediation project on the Niagara Escarpment, and many smaller projects involving mould, asbestos, lead and other Designated Substances as well as contaminated properties.

Chris is an active volunteer, mentoring new professional geoscientists through a program organized by the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario, and is currently the President of Muskies Canada Sport Fishing & Research Inc., a not-for-profit volunteer conservation organization.