Staff Directory

Kauffman, Grant

Vice-President, Ontario Region 
Senior Planning Ecologist

Joined LGL in 1995

Degrees

M.E.S.: York University (Environmental Planning and Assessment) 1991
B.E.S. (Hons.): University of Waterloo (Environment and Resource Studies) 1987

Professional Interests

  • Environmental effects assessment
  • Natural heritage system planning
  • Site and route selection for infrastructure projects
  • Multi-criteria evaluation methods
  • Environmental permitting and approvals
  • Public and stakeholder consultation
  • Environmental inspection/monitoring/auditing

Capsule Resume

Grant Kauffman has over 25 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 infrastructure 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 land development and infrastructure projects including highways, municipal roads, rapid transit systems, water and wastewater systems, harbours, and landfill sites. Grant has been involved in hundreds of 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.

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