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Nicholas Owen - Environmental Auditor

Qualifications:    

BSc Honours Engineering Geology 1984- Univ of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
BSc Geology 1983- Univ of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Post graduate Diploma Terrain Evaluation/Soil Science, 1989- Potchefstroom Univ

Email address: nick.owen@prensa.com.au

Professional History:  

Nick is an engineering geologist/geologist with over 29 years professional experience in mining and environmental consulting  - specialising in soils and hydrogeology. He is also an Environmental Auditor for Contaminated Land in Victoria and a Contaminated Sites Auditor in Western Australia.  Since March 2003 he has completed over 30 statutory audits and / or mandatory audit reports and has directed many hundreds of environmental assessment and due diligence projects for both private and public sector clients. His work covers management and principal technical advisory roles for statutory audits, contaminated site assessments, due diligence audits, landfill management, legislative compliance, environmental management plans and provision of corporate advice related to commercial venture assessments.

He has extensive experience in contaminated hydrogeology, groundwater investigation utilising geophysical techniques, detailed groundwater conceptualisation, assessment of related DNAPL plume behaviour and potential liability issues – for various land use scenarios.