March 03, 2010 05:03 ET

ENVIRON Attracts Key Consultants to Climate Change & Sustainability Practice

ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwire - March 3, 2010) - Ewire -- ENVIRON is pleased to announce four new senior-level practitioners in North America, who together bring more than 100 years of experience to the firm's burgeoning climate change management and sustainability services. According to a 2009 Green Quadrant report by Verdantix, an independent analyst research firm, ENVIRON's offerings in this arena "combine an impressive balance of technical knowledge and commercial focus -- a blend of capabilities that other firms aspire to achieve." It is precisely this enviable blend that attracted these seasoned veterans to the firm.

Steve Messner joins ENVIRON as a Principal in the Novato, California, office. Steve has 30 years of professional experience in the areas of climate change, greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting and analysis, energy, and transportation and is a well-known figure in the field of GHG accounting, carbon capture and storage, GHG offset methodology development and climate change adaptation planning. He has led GHG inventory, reduction strategy and opportunity analysis studies for many private-sector clients, including national banks, local governments, automotive manufacturers, and energy, metal and petroleum companies. Steve has written and/or contributed to many of the GHG offset methodologies in place in the United States for EPA Climate Leaders and the Climate Action Reserve on topics including co-digestion of organic wastes, composting, manure management, end uses of landfill gas and agricultural digester gas, commercial and industrial boilers, coal mine methane recovery and sulfur hexafluoride emissions from power industry equipment. Steve also managed a climate change consultancy in the UK and Poland and served as the UK Department of Trade and Industry's expert on project methodologies for the development of the ISO 14064 standards for GHG emissions reporting.

Steve can be reached at:
+1 415.899.0747;

Roger Ord, MBA, PEng, joins the firm as a Principal Consultant in Victoria, British Columbia. Roger provides services, solutions and innovations in carbon management, offset development, sustainable energy, carbon capture and storage and renewable energy project assessment based on over 25 years of engineering, management and consulting experience. Roger provides unique expertise to clients in the strategic management of complex carbon and sustainable energy issues in the utility, oil and gas, energy and government sectors. His particular areas of expertise include carbon strategy development; carbon compliance and due diligence assessment; verification services; offset project assessment, protocol and plan development, and transaction support; carbon capture and storage assessment; and renewable and sustainable energy integration.

Roger can be reached at:
+1 250.544.0414;

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Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact
    Britta Zygler
    North America Marketing Communications Director
    at +1 609.243.9868