Patrick Allard M.Sc., R.P.Bio. Partner
Patrick Allard has over 14 years of experience managing and implementing a range of environmental projects for government and industrial clients in North and South America, Southeast Asia, the Caribbean, and Australia. He is a registered professional biologist in BC and is appointed to the “Roster of Approved Professionals” (as a Risk Assessment Approved Professional). Patrick is also a member of the Science Advisory Board for Contaminated Sites in BC (SABCS).
Patrick specializes in the fields of ecological risk assessment, environmental monitoring, and biodiversity management. He has delivered projects in various settings including ports and harbours, water and land developments, mining, pulp and paper, and petrochemical industries. His professional skills include project management, quantitative risk analysis, ecological modeling, design and implementation of field studies and monitoring programs, and analysis and interpretation of data. Patrick’s work often supports risk management, including preparation of remedial action plans/risk management plans. In addition, Patrick has led several institutional training programs (domestically and abroad) and participated in a one-year assignment that identified marine conservation strategies for one of the world’s most diverse areas, the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Over the course of his career, Patrick has developed novel and pragmatic strategies for risk assessment of complex contaminated sites in both aquatic and terrestrial environments. These rely on the use of good science and build on stakeholder consensus to support making informed and cost-effective environmental management decisions.