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Brian Geddes

Principal Engineer, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Brian has more than 35 years experience in the assessment and management of environmental issues, particularly as they relate to contaminated lands and waste management.

Brian's experience has focused on projects in the resource extraction and production industries (i.e., mining, oil and gas, oil sands) and has encompassed assignments ranging from conceptual studies through to the development and execution of projects involving major capital investments. Many of these assignments have involved the mobilization and management of interdisciplinary teams of experts, assembled to address complex technical issues, or to develop integrated waste management / containment facilities.

Types of industries worked in

  • Oil & gas
  • Oil sands
  • Mining
  • Power generation (electricity)
  • Natural gas infrastructure
  • Nuclear


BSc Eng, University of Alberta, 1979


Professional Engineer (BC, AB, ON, YK)

Expert papers / articles

  • 'Stigma, Fear and Forgiveness: Perspectives on environmental legacy and community closure following remediation projects', presented at WM2014 Conference, March 2014, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
  • 'Case study of urban residential remediation and restoration in Port Hope, Canada', presented at WM2013 Conference, February 2013, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
  • Remediation of Canada’s historic haul route for radium and uranium ores – The Northern transportation route, presented at The ASME 2011 14th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management, ICEM2011 September 2011, Reims, France
  • 'Former tipple mine site remediation and reclamation program', presented at Remediation Technologies Symposium 2009 (Rem Tech 2009) Banff, Alberta
  • 'Computer Assisted Radiological Survey (CARS) Technology for the identification and delineation of NORMS', presented at Remediation Technologies Symposium 2007 (Rem Tech 2007) Banff, Alberta
  • 'The Fort McMurray historic uranium cleanup project,' presented at the Canadian Nuclear Society Conference on Waste Management, Decommissioning and Environmental Restoration for Canada’s Nuclear Activities, Ottawa, Ontario, May 2005