TITLE: Vice President, Ontario
OFFICE: Toronto, Ontario
Hemmera’s Ontario Regional Vice President, Gerry Parrott has over 20 years of experience in the environmental consulting industry. He is a licensed Professional Geoscientist (Ontario and Manitoba), and a recognized Qualified Person (QP) under Ontario Regulation 153/04 of the Environmental Protection Act. Gerry is Hemmera’s Ontario Region Vice President.
Prior to joining Hemmera in January 2014, Gerry was responsible for managing and operating Parsons’ Ontario region offices, providing oversight for technical projects and serving as senior report reviewer for projects in Ontario and throughout Canada. Gerry also functioned as the single point of contact for several large clients, including one of Canada’s largest petroleum refiners and distributors, several well-regarded law firms, commercial/industrial clients, and one of the “big three” auto manufacturers. In addition to his technical role, Gerry performed various financial and human resource management duties while growing and developing a first‑class team in Ontario.
Gerry’s principal expertise is evaluating the findings from site investigations and providing well-reasoned, practical guidance and advice to senior staff and clients. He provides guidance for standard to complex remedial plans, supports litigation and dispute resolution cases, participates in the development and execution of practical risk management plans, and provides timely and critical advice during and after spills.