Bart Koppe, P. Biol.
Bart Koppe is Vice President of Western Canada and senior scientist at Intrinsik Environmental Sciences. Mr. Koppe has been involved in assessing environmental risks in Canada’s western provinces and northern territories for the last 14 years, with a considerable amount of that time spent on large oil sands applications.
With his experience in risk assessment and environmental toxicology, Mr. Koppe regularly presents at technical conferences and workshops. He has developed risk assessment frameworks for specific industry and government initiatives and sat on expert panels for numerous provincial and federal applications (e.g., ERCB, NRCB and CEAA). Mr. Koppe has been retained by government agencies, industrial clients and non-government organizations to assist them in issues related to health and environmental risks.
- Considered an authority in environmental health issues related to both conventional and non-conventional oil and gas sectors. He has led risk assessments and provided risk communication support for oil sands mining projects, in situ projects, upgraders, refineries and power plants (coal and natural gas).
- Provides technical support for quasi-judicial regulatory hearings, including research, consultation, and testimony.
- Invited to participate on technical advisory committees for the development of environmental risk assessment frameworks and exposure modelling practices.
- Specializes in risk communication, stakeholder engagement and public consultation. Called upon to provide peer review services for other consulting firms, industry and government agencies.
- Successfully managed over 50 environmental risk assessments, including contaminated sites, decommissioned mine sites and large industrial oil and gas applications.
• Post Baccalaureate Degree, Environmental Toxicology, Simon Fraser University
• B.Sc., Biology, University of Calgary