Scott was born and raised in Australia, and after working in a number countries he moved to Canada where over the last 13 years he has built up an extensive range of skills in the environmental and archaeological industry. He is an archaeologist with over 15 years in the heritage consulting industry, and 10 years of experience opening and running archaeological, environmental, GIS and forestry departments.
Scott is an archaeological permit holder in Alberta, British Columbia and the Northwest Territories. He has overseen more than 1,000 archaeological assessments and mitigation for a variety of developments including large- and small-scale oil and gas projects, well sites, forestry, infrastructure, mining and subdivisions. Scott is knowledgeable on and experienced with the Oil and Gas Commission and Ministry of Forests, Land and Natural Resource Operations legislation, as well as the National Energy Board and Environmental Assessment Office application processes, including workgroup meetings, AIRs and final reporting. Scott also has extensive experience with Aboriginal Engagement, Traditional Land Use assessments (TLU), Traditional and Ecological Knowledge assessments (TEK), and the incorporation of community consultation into Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA).
As vice-president and a founding member of Synergy’s environmental division, Scott supports day-to-day business operations of the business through his knowledge of project management, cost tracking and optimization in addition to providing technical knowledge on archaeological and environmental legislation.
Scott has a Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology and a Master’s in GIS and Virtual Landscapes. He was vice-president, followed by president of the British Columbia Association of Professional Archaeologists from 2016 through 2018 where he was responsible for the rebranding and reorganization of the Association in order to increase their professional standards.
Reach out to Scott today to discuss how he and the Synergy team can support your projects now and in the future. firstname.lastname@example.org or 403.283.4400.