Profile of David Chadder

David Chadder
Senior Technical Director | Principal

David is a senior leader in our environmental practice, providing specialist oversight of our clients’ projects involving air quality, accidental releases of hazardous materials, odours and greenhouse gas emissions. David’s practice centres mainly around technically complex oil and gas and pipeline transmission projects in Western Canada. His rare depth of experience in the region’s energy industry, combining extensive technical knowledge and regulatory insight, makes him an invaluable resource to our clients. David’s advanced measurement and numerical modelling work provides critical intelligence to firms, regulators, Indigenous communities and the wider public.

An experienced air quality specialist with nearly four decades of consulting experience in the energy industry


    • Honours Bachelor of Science (Physical Sciences), University of Guelph, Canad

    • Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP) since 1996
    • Qualified specialist in air quality, hazard and risk (Alberta Energy Regulator)
    • Qualified specialist in air quality and climate change (Alberta Utilities Commission)
    • Qualified specialist in air quality (National Energy Board)
    • Member, Air and Waste Management Association
    • Member, Canadian Heavy Oil Association
    • Member, Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society
    • Member, Institute of Professional Environmental Practice

    • Air quality
    • Climate change
    • Consultation and engagement
    • Dispersion modelling
    • Emissions
    • Expert testimony
    • Greenhouse gases
    • Hazard
    • Measurement
    • Meteorology
    • Odour
    • Oil and gas
    • Pipelines
    • Power generation facilities
    • Environmental regulation
    • Resource development