Vice-President, Ontario Operations
Senior Environmental Planner
Senior Planning Ecologist
Joined LGL in 1995
M.E.S.: York University (Environmental Planning and Assessment) 1991
B.E.S.: University of Waterloo (Environment and Resource Studies) 1987
Grant Kauffman has over 15 years of consulting experience as an environmental planner and planning ecologist. He has worked on complex and controversial site and route selection studies, environmental assessments and environmental management plans for federal, provincial and municipal projects. Grant has developed and applied environmental screening/comparative criteria and multi-criteria analysis methods, conducted and coordinated field investigations, performed impact assessment, and identified impact management and monitoring measures for infrastructure projects including highways, municipal roads, rapid transit systems, water and wastewater systems and landfill sites. Grant has been involved in over 100 environmental assessment studies, where he has been responsible for natural heritage investigations, designing and implementing stakeholder consultation programs, resolving environmental issues, preparing environmental documentation and securing environmental process and technical approvals. He is an effective communicator and he has an established rapport with regulatory agencies. Grant is currently the environmental planner, environmental manager and/or ecologist for several large scale transportation projects related to rapid transit systems and a new international border crossing.