Volunteering Spotlight – Ken Mival

(Ken Mival (second from the left) and the fox control committee on a night walk to see the threatened greater glider) Following the 2009 bushfires that destroyed his home and two thirds of his small township of Flowerdale, Victoria, Australia, in 2014 EHS Support Environmental Auditor Ken Mival joined Landcare Australia—a national not-for-profit that works

EHS Support Set to Expand in Australia and New Zealand

EHS Support is announcing 20 new positions within Australia and New Zealand. These will range from leading our Asia Pacific Eco-Toxicology and Risk Assessment group to openings for early career scientists and engineers. These new positions have arisen due to investments into staff, geography, client needs and research projects which have helped grow a strong


Responding to the growing needs of its clients in Canada, EHS Support is pleased to announce the addition of Phillip Thompson as Sr. Compliance Specialist to its Business Services Team. “This is an exciting milestone for EHS Support, as we have officially established our presence in Canada as EHS Support Canada LLC,” says Andrew Patz, CEO and

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A Family History with the Land – Chris Smitt

EHS Support Managing Director Chris Smitt’s strong connection to the land paved the way for his career as a hydrogeologist. Back in 1949, Eric Smitt, grandfather of EHS Support’s Chris Smitt, was the Officer in Charge at the RAAF Base (Tidal), in Katherine, Northern Territory. One of his favourite activities was to explore Seventeen Mile

A Data-Driven Decision Model in a Climate of Changing PFAS Regulation

By: Ceil Mancini, Senior Scientist Regulatory uncertainties surrounding per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) has made decision-making associated with mergers, acquisitions, and other business ventures more complex. If PFAS are present, the cost/benefit of the transaction could be negatively impacted. On the other hand, ‘waiting it out’ could take years, resulting in profitable but missed business

Celebrating Earth Day – 2021

We believe one small act can make a big impact. At EHS Support, we realize we can impact the world around us – as individuals and as a company, and quite simply, we want the world to be a better place because we acted. This year to celebrate Earth Day, we’ve planted seedlings in honor

Matt Russ Joins EHS Support’s Australia Team

Meet Matt Russ, Project Hydrogeologist At EHS Support, we understand that being able to provide local solutions to our clients is very important. That is why we are pleased to announce that Matt Russ has recently joined our Australian team. Matt is an environmental engineer and scientist and is based in Geelong. The addition of Matt

Celebrating 10 Years of Business in Australia with New Website

Over the past 10 years our EHS Support family has experienced tremendous growth – thanks to the support of our clients, associates and employees. Since day one, our vision has remained the same – to treat our clients as valued business partners and exceed their expectations. Your loyalty and partnership are the reason we are

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Issues in Private Equity: No Longer Just an Initiative, but an Essential Strategy

By: Bruce Martin, CPEA Institutional and portfolio investors, limited partners (LPs), and private equity firms’ investors are moving beyond an awareness of the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) programs of the portfolios and private equity firms with which they invest. While investors have been voicing concerns about sustainability and ESG issues for several decades, conditions

EH&S Due Diligence Considerations for Distressed Assets

By: Leah Krause, CPEA The ongoing economic disruptions from COVID-19 have impacted many businesses, some of which will inevitably enter the commercial and industrial real estate market. It will be essential for potential buyers to understand the risks associated with these potentially distressed operations or properties through due diligence. These risks could include: Not operating