Structured to provide all the requisite experience and expertise of a larger firm while maintaining the organizational responsiveness and innovation of a smaller firm, AEL maintains the client's goals for the site as the priority.
AEL's dedicated team of engineers, geoscientists, chemists, risk assessors, drafting and IT professionals bring over 25 years management experience.
Meet several key AEL staff, below.
Paul Wilson, P. Eng.
With more than 30 years of experience in the environmental engineering industry, Paul leads the AEL team as the company Principal. Paul is a Qualified Person under O. Reg. 153/04.
Charna Kozole, P.Eng.
Charna a senior engineer with AEL and is also a qualified person under O. Reg. 153/04. She has 18 years of experience in the environmental engineering industry and has provided engineering and project management expertise on hundreds of site investigations, remediations, and monitoring projects.
Erin Hunt, B.Sc.
Erin provides field expertise on many AEL projects, supervising drilling crews and collecting samples. Her experience in analyzing data and creating result reports allows AEL projects to move along without delay. Erin’s attention to detail makes her a valuable part of AEL’s team.
Graham Pope, BES, M.Sc.
Graham offers expertise in GIS and geography, as well as data visualization. His experience working in remote Northern regions of the country is an asset and shows his commitment to getting things done in adverse conditions.
Denise Isabelle, B.Sc.
Denise is an environmental scientist, specializing in field work and regulatory reporting. Her background in compliance monitoring, as well as her post-graduate studies in Sheridan's Environmental Control program give her a strong foundation in understanding and applying regulations to complex environmental sites.
Gavin Overbeeke, M.E.Sc.
Gavin completed his Bachelors of Science and Masters of Engineering Science, both with a focus on subsurface contaminant fate, transport and remediation. Gavin has a thorough understanding of hydrogeological processes and is experienced in the collection and interpretation of environmental data.
Mike Vumbaca, B.Sc.
Specializing in managing fieldwork for investigations and remediations, Mike assists AEL in many projects requiring senior support on job sites. With many years of experience working for both AEL and its affiliates, and managing his own geoscience consulting company, Mike has significant expertise in environmental science and geology.
Richard Lewis, M.Sc. (Geology)
Rick specializes in the development and application of remedial strategies on complex sites. He has conducted hundreds of remediation projects involving a wide range of technologies that were adapted and successfully applied to the local site conditions. He has worked in the environmental industry for more than 30 years, serving clients in 47 different US states, as well as in Canada, Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa, Mexico, Brazil, Venezuela, and many Western and Central European countries.
Blair Sinclair, B.A.
With over 25 years of entrepreneurship and sales experience, Blair focuses on client relations and supports the development of new business ventures.
Adrianne Arnold, B.A., M.Sc.
With a background in English and a penchant for communication, Adrianne is AEL’s Business Manager and provides support to team members and clients through monthly updates and reporting, as well as business development.