Hemmera Envirochem Inc.
A senior environmental regulatory professional specializing in bird and bat ecology, with 12 years experience in Canada’s renewable energy sector. The primary focus of Mike’s experience to date has been providing ecological and EA services to most of Alberta’s major renewable energy developers. Mike has successfully managed the environmental permitting and compliance component of one of Canada’s largest (e.g., ~1,300 MW) wind energy fleets. His proven ability to analyze, summarize, and effectively communicate complex technical information is matched by his ability to interpret regulatory requirements and prepare applications to meet the requirements of environmental regulators. Mike is also experienced in client, project, and personnel management with the ability to liaise with a wide audience and lead multi-disciplinary teams in presenting EA findings to the public. To date, he has been involved in more than 60 wind facility projects across North America from project assessment and permitting through to project construction, operation, and maintenance.