Gerald L. Kirkpatrick P.G.
Principal Geoscientist/Managing Partner
Valley Forge, PA
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 40 years of applied 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 management, and reduced environmental system operational costs.
As Principal Geoscientist at Environmental Standards, he is responsible for providing negotiation services and environmental project strategy advice to industrial clients, investment institutions and insurance concerns. Located in the Charlottesville, Virginia office, Mr. Kirkpatrick provides technical consulting services to federal government relations groups, particularly in the areas of emerging contaminants and the impacts of federal water regulation. He has managed loss control projects for multi-billion dollar real estate investments and is a recognized leader in the mid-Atlantic brownfields real estate investment market. He has more than 30 years of experience managing Superfund Sites, closing federal RCRA sites, and handling particularly complex landfill corrective measures.
Mr. Kirkpatrick has presented or has published more than 50 professional papers and is a nationally-certified Professional Geologist by the American Institute of Professional Geologists. He is a Licensed Professional Geologist in New York, Pennsylvania and Indiana and is also an Elected Fellow of the Geological Society of London.
Mr. Kirkpatrick is currently a member of the American Institute of Professional Geologists, International Association of Hydrogeologists; Society of Petroleum Engineers, Geological Society of America; Association of Groundwater Scientists and Engineers; American Association of Petroleum Geologists; RMS< the Risk Management Society, and the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, and the London Geologic Society.
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.