Annika Wallendahl is a Principal Engineer based in Washington with more than 20 years of experience focused on energy transition, environmental compliance, sustainability, and environmental engineering.
Annika specializes in helping industrial clients, providing environmental compliance strategy, conventional and renewable energy solutions, and regulatory support related to emerging carbon and greenhouse gas legislation in the northwestern United States.
For her clients’ strategic environmental and engineering projects, Annika provides project and program management solutions designed to increase production, enhance operational flexibility, and meet future compliance regulations. She manages a range of key projects for clients, including obtaining air construction permits, Title V air permit renewals, greenhouse gas reduction and reporting projects, odor mitigation, and wastewater improvement projects.
Annika’s practical experience as the environmental manager for a large pulp and paper manufacturing facility gives her unique insight into applied compliance strategies, sharpening her ability to translate corporate-level goals to improved facility-level operating practices and projects. She is a certified six sigma black belt who most-often works with cross-functional teams to solve complex analytical problems.
Annika frequently manages the environmental permitting for energy and environmental capital projects. She has extensive experience identifying and addressing the numerous environmental aspects which occur throughout the different phases of a capital project (pre-construction, construction, performance testing, post-construction). Frequently encountered environmental aspects include alternatives analysis review; regulatory and risk analysis; scope, schedule, budget, and quality management; impact assessments and NEPA and SEPA (National and State Environmental Policy Acts) review; air and wastewater permitting; state and local permitting; and agency negotiations.
To advance the state of the practice, Annika regularly presents at conferences and participates in panels discussing topics such as emerging greenhouse gas legislation, air quality management, and sustainability. She serves on the board of the Puget Sound Chapter of the Air and Waste Management Association and is a member of Women's Energy Network, Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy, and the National Association of Science Writers.