Mr. Kirkpatrick is a Principal Geoscientist and the Managing Partner of Environmental Standards, Inc., a technology-driven environmental consulting firm of more than 100 professionals. Mr. Kirkpatrick has more than 30 years of applied environmental geoscience experience in both private industry and environmental consulting. He has provided investigation and facility assessment services for Fortune 500 clients and specializes in developing efficient site environmental strategies for accelerated project closures, and reduced remedial system operational costs.
As Principal Geoscientist at Environmental Standards, he is responsible for providing negotiation services and strategy advice to clients for a broad variety of hydrogeologic and environmental business issues including the development and negotiation of remediation system optimization strategies, work scopes leading to project closure, brownfield redevelopment strategies, and remedial action planning. International experience in Europe, Asia, North America, and South America provides him with a global perspective on environmental management issues for the multi-national client.
Mr. Kirkpatrick has presented or has published more than 40 professional papers and is a nationally-certified Professional Geologist by the American Institute of Professional Geologists. He is also a Licensed Professional Geologist in Pennsylvania and Indiana.
Mr. Kirkpatrick is currently a member of the American Institute of Professional Geologists (30 years); International Association of Hydrogeologists; Society of Petroleum Engineers (25 years); Geological Society of America; Association of Groundwater Scientists and Engineers; American Association of Petroleum Geologists; Environmental Law Institute; and the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration.
Mr. Kirkpatrick received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology from Muskingum University in 1980 and a Master of Science Degree in Geology from the Florida State University in 1982.