Dr. Reidar Zapf-Gilje, is the Founder and Principal of GeoEnviroLogic Consulting Ltd. and GeoEnviro Training Professionals Inc. (GeoEnviroPro). He has been providing contaminated site consulting and professional development services for 35 years as a project leader and expert advisor. His experience includes contaminated soil, groundwater, and sediment investigations, risk assessment and remediation/risk management on urban and remote sites. He has also been involved with developing contaminated site framework and guidance documents for the Province of BC, Health Canada, CCME, DFO, Public Works Canada and Environment Canada.
Reidar also organizes and teaches professional development workshops and webinars on contaminated sites topics and has taught graduate and undergraduate courses on a part-time basis as Adjunct Professor in the departments of Civil Engineering and Earth and Ocean Sciences at UBC. He has been involved with development of new courses and programs for contaminated site education and training at the British Columbia Institute of Technology and Kwantlen University College. He was the Chair of the former Roster of Contaminated Site Experts, and has served on the board and committees of the Contaminated Site Approved Professional (CSAP) Society. He is an Approved Professional in BC for both numerical standard-based and risk-based submissions