October 9, 2013

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Geosyntec Welcomes New Senior Practitioners to Family of Companies

Geosyntec Consultants is pleased to announce the arrival of a new group of senior practitioners to the firm at offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. Please join us in welcoming these experienced engineers, scientists, and innovators to the Geosyntec Family of Companies.

Thom Bristol
Senior Scientist, Geosyntec
Columbia, SC

Thom Bristol has more than 13 years of experience in environmental consulting, managing client projects involving environmental permitting and regulatory compliance, water and natural resources management, environmental site assessment, and real estate due diligence. He specializes in permitting and regulatory compliance for long distance linear projects for national utilities. These projects require coordination with multiple state and federal agencies and present many challenges given the geographic area and resources that can be crossed on a single project. Contact Thom at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Dave Ellis
Senior Engineer, Geosyntec
Toronto

Dave Ellis, P.Eng., specializes in chemical, process, and project engineering. He has more than 20 years of consulting experience focused on water and wastewater treatment system planning and design for industrial clients. Dave has expertise in both physical/chemical and biological processes for wastewater treatment. His recent experience has focused on developing and implementing industrial facility integrated water management plans that address water sources, consumptive uses, reuse opportunities, and residuals management. Contact Dave at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Charlene Harper
Senior Engineer, Geosyntec
Richmond

Charlene Harper, P.E., LEED AP, specializes in water resources engineering and planning. She has more than 17 years of experience in designing LID solutions and stormwater management plans. She frequently provides engineering services to architects and landscape architects, especially those with clients in the education, public safety, and healthcare sectors. Since joining Geosyntec, Charlene has focused on the relationship between NPDES permits and total maximum daily loads (TMDLs) for the re-opening of previously abandoned mines. Contact Charlene at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Andrei Horvat
Senior Engineer, MMI Engineering
United Kingdom

Andrei Horvat is an environmental engineer with more than 15 years of experience in fluids engineering specializing in heat and mass transfer, thermodynamics, and their modeling applications. His clients include a wide range of international companies in the energy, chemical, construction, transportation, and medical engineering sectors. Andrei specializes in multiphase flow modeling, fluid-structure interaction, reacting flow analysis, and wind and geothermal power applications, with a particular emphasis on bringing academic knowledge to commercial engineering applications. Contact Andrei at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tamara Sorell
Senior Toxicologist, Geosyntec
Boston and Tampa

Tamara Sorell, Ph.D., has 25 years of experience in environmental consulting for a wide range of utility, manufacturing, transportation, and commercial real estate clients. She specializes in human health and ecological risk assessment, contaminated site investigation and remediation, vapor intrusion evaluation, due diligence, and contaminated sediments. Tamara is a member and past chapter president of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) and is involved in national sediment guidance development with the Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council. Contact Tamara at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..