As Vice President, Water Resource Recovery, Dean provides technical support and guidance to staff and clients on wastewater management projects. Prior to taking on this role, Dean was a Water Resource Recovery Specialist in our BC operation.
Based in Victoria, Dean is a Senior Environmental Engineer with more than 20 years of experience in wastewater management and water resource recovery and reuse. He specializes in nutrient removal, greenhouse gas management, and resource recovery projects. His experience encompasses planning, pilot testing, treatability studies, treatment system performance reviews, wastewater treatment simulation, effluent dilution-dispersion modelling, design, and climate change vulnerability assessments. Dean’s experience includes municipal wastewater treatment as well as high-BOD/COD food processing and industrial wastewater treatment. Dean also brings expertise in public consultation and triple bottom line + risk evaluations.
Dean is active with the Water Environment Research Foundation and the BC Water and Waste Association. He is also currently an Adjunct Professor in Civil (Environmental) Engineering at the University of British Columbia. Dean chairs Associated Engineering’s Carbon Neutral Committee.