Mr. Livingstone is a Principal Hydrogeologist with over 30 years of experience managing complex environmental projects requiring innovative and novel approaches. Stephen brings deep expertise managing hydrogeological studies, environmental assessments, preparing remediation action plans, contaminant fate and transport evaluations, computer modeling, complex site remediation, site specific risk assessment projects, brownfield redevelopment, real estate portfolio management, strategic environmental policy and management systems across Canada and internationally.
Stephen is a licensed member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut and Professional Geoscientist in Ontario and Professional Association of Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia. His work has included the assessment, evaluation, risk management and remediation of soil, groundwater, and sediment contamination from military sites, chemical storage facilities, factories, brownfield sites, railway yards, landfills and mines. Mr. Livingstone has managed high profile and complex sites in Ontario, Atlantic Canada and Northern Canada including hazardous waste sites (PHCs, metals, PAHs), radiological impacts (northern uranium route), off-site chlorinated solvent plumes (TCE, PCE, VC and 1-4 dioxane) and “cancer cluster” sites.
Mr. Livingstone has worked on numerous DNAPL and LNAPL contaminated sites from assessment to pilot scale testing and implementation of remedial systems. Many of the sites required advanced contaminant groundwater flow and transport interpretations and modeling. He has developed several strategic policy and guidance programs on behalf of several Federal government departments including National Defence’s Contaminated Sites Management Plan, Public Works-Contaminated Sites Risk Management Best Practice; Department of Indian and Northern Affairs 5 year Environmental Management Plan, the Federal Government Strategic Brownfield Program and PTAC’s Risk-Based Decision Making Framework for Pipeline Abandonment. His team received an “Award of Recognition” for hard work and dedication from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada for the Axe Point Military Site Remediation and the Colomac Mine Remediation.
He served as the Principal-in-Charge for several key national corporate and government clients. Internationally, he managed the development of a joint venture in Mongolia pursuing environmental and hydrogeological mining projects acting as the CEO of OUG-FRANZ Mongolia LLC. Stephen has worked in the USA, Mexico, Sweden, Argentina, Brazil, China, Mongolia, Japan, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Greece, Kazakhstan, Haiti, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway Dominican Republic, Kuwait and Guatemala. He has been responsible for host –country training initiatives and capacity building and technology transfer development