Shannon Bard, Practice Leader, Biological Risk Assessment

Dr. Shannon Bard brings more than 25 years of experience in environmental toxicology, human health and ecological risk assessment, environmental sustainability management, marine biology and habitat restoration, and biomedical research. She has extensive experience leading regional, national, and international multidisciplinary technical teams to tackle complex interdisciplinary environmental problems. Formerly, Shannon was a professor of Environmental Science at Dalhousie University, Director of the Marine Ecotoxicology Laboratory, and co-winner of the Senate Environmental Award. She was also the inaugural winner of the national YTV Environmental Achievement Award.

Tony Missiuna, Senior Project Director 

Tony Missiuna is Hemmera’s newest senior Project Director in our Site Assessment and Remediation group in Toronto. He offers over 33 years of environmental investigation experience for a variety of environmental site assessments. Areas of expertise include petroleum hydrocarbons and chlorinated solvents. He has worked for many legal firms and been retained as an expert witness. Tony’s environmental remediation experience includes environmental assessments for above-ground and underground storage tank releases including plume delineation, design of recovery systems, and design implementation. For the past 10 years, Tony has also been teaching an environmental site assessment and remediation class for university graduates at a community college in Ontario

Trista Hill, Senior Socio-economic and Community Engagement Specialist

Trista Hill recently joined Hemmera’s Whitehorse Community Engagement and Social Sciences team as a Senior Socio-economic and Community Engagement Specialist. Trista offers years of experience managing community relations projects for non-profit organizations and resource companies, she provides leadership in developing and maintaining the social licence to operate through sustainable community development. Backed by a Master’s degree in Community Relations, Trista is experienced in developing social policy for Australia’s Queensland Resources Council and Canadian and international resources companies.

Trevor Janzen, Senior Geoscientist

Trevor Janzen, our newest Ontariobased expert, is a senior Professional Geoscientist and project manager with 18 years of environmental investigation and remediation experience in Canada. He has a strong background in Phase I and II environmental site assessments (ESA) and delineation programs, remediation, legal support and expert witness, and has specialized in vapour intrusion, sub-slab-depressurization, excavation, chemical oxidation, bioremediation, surfactant injection and extraction, pump and treat, risk assessment and risk management. In addition, he has experience researching new remediation techniques – Trevor’s focus is developing innovative remediation strategies that use a combination of one or more of the most cost-effective remediation and risk management approaches to meet site closure objectives, resulting in significant cost and time savings to clients over conventional remediation strategies.

Kim Milligan, Environmental Coordinator

Backed by a Masters of Environment in Environmental Assessment from Concordia University and years of experience as an environmental assessment and permitting specialist for wind and other clean energy projects, Kim Milligan recently joined Hemmera as an Environmental Coordinator. In her previous role as a Project Manager for renewable energy projects, Kim managed environmental permitting processes for a variety of projects, including agency consultation and liaison, stakeholder consultation and involvement, and management of multiple permitting process deliverables. In addition, Kim has worked as a Strategic Environmental Assessment Specialist for the United Nations Environment Programme and as an Ecotourism and Development Officer for the Zanzibar Institute of Tourism Development in Tanzania. Currently, Kim is also involved with the Clean Energy Association of BC, serving as Chair of the Wind Committee.