Impact Assessment - Oil & gas lead
Contact Kieran Whelan
T: +44 2078 081 473
Kieran has been advising the oil and gas, mining, water, energy, infrastructure, waste management and property sectors on environmental matters for the last 14 years. His expertise in Environmental, Social and Health Impact Assessment (ESHIA), Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), environmental monitoring and Environmental Management System (EMS) processes stems from his background in biodiversity and ecosystem services. He has extensive working knowledge of international best practice within these fields, spanning UK legislation, European Union directives, International Finance Corporation (IFC) Performance Standards, IFC Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) guidelines, ISO 14001 EMS standards, and Quality Mark standards under the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). His career has involved managing ESHIAs for super-giant oilfields in the Middle East, developing EIA guidelines, delivering SEAs for major water utilities in the UK, and providing ecological advice to wind farms, hydroelectric developments and mines in New Zealand. Kieran holds a BSc in Biology and an MSc in Environmental Science from the University of Auckland.
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