Zdeněk Suchánek, geologist working at CENIA (Czech Environmental information Agency) from 2009 as a team leader of the National Inventory of Contaminated Sites (NIKM) Project. He is focusing on the methodology, planning and operational management of the inventory and on remote sensing methods supporting inventory of contaminated sites.
Sebastian Stachowski is a founder and managing director at Lion Environmental, a Poland based environmental consultancy where he manages teams performing soil and groundwater quality assessments, remediation, auditing (HSE compliance, ESA, EDD), permitting and natural resources management. Sebastian is also founder of REMEDy for contaminates sites, an annual conference taking place every September in Poland
Joytishna Jit is a policy analyst and scientist in the interdisciplinary areas of environmental, social and legal research. Employed by University of South Australia, she is responsible for leading or participating in policy development projects in the Best Practice Policy program at CRC CARE
Francesca Bampa, research officer at the Soil Biology Group of Wageningen University and Research. Since 2015 she manages and administers the European Horizon 2020 funded project LANDMARK on the functional management of land across Europe collaborating with a 22-partners consortium
Piero Mori is a Partner based in Milan office. Piero has more than 25 years of experience in contaminated sites management. He joined ERM in 1996. He is the Technical Responsible for Site Remediation of ERM Italy.
Harry O’Neill is the President of Beacon Environmental, which is an accredited laboratory in the United States that specializes in the analysis of soil gas and air samples. Mr. O’Neill has managed soil gas investigations for more than 25 years working on projects across six continents and is the lead author of ASTM Standard D7758: Standard Practice for Passive Soil Gas Sampling.
Guilherme Dainese Varela, environmental engineer working in Finkler Ambiental, where he helps to plan High Resolution Site Characterization (HRSC) using MiHPT (Membrane Interface Probe + Hydraulic Profiling Tool) and OiHPT (Optical Image Profiler + Hydraulic Profiling Tool). He also is one of the responsible for producing HRSC interpretation and reports, He works with HRSC since 2011.
Claudio Sandrone is an Environmental Engineer with over 19 years of experience in environmental engineering and remediation works. In 2001 he founded TRS Servizi Ambiente s.r.l. which soon became a reference point in the Italian remediation market. In 2012 he founded, with another environmental engineer, BAW s.r.l. (a small business environmental engineering company) and, in January 2015, DEC Ambiente s.r.l. (a company specialized in decommissioning of industrial plants and remediation of contaminated sites). In 2015 he conceived the technological dissemination program called “Technologies That Excite” (TTE).
Roberto Bonarelli after graduating in physics at Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, he worked for consulting and services firms operating in Italy and Europe, especially in large retail chains. In these organizations, he held positions of Project Manager, Product Manager and Client Leader. He has acquired a great experience in managing large IT projects for the organizations he worked in: Conad, COOP, NaturaSì, Poste Italiane. In June 2014, he joined the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC), as Senior technical and management coordinator.
Rudmer Stoel, Sediment specialist working at Tauw working on the research of the quality and quantity sediments for national and international clients. He is involved in sediment research for building projects in harbours, remediation of contaminated sediments and maintenance dredging.
Paola Verza is Special Project Technical Manager in Mérieux NutriSciences. She develops and updates strategic environmental topics, concerning both technical and go-to market issues. She has long experience in asbestos testing and mapping of asbestos materials in industrial sites and public buildings.
Daniele Troiano is Asbestos Laboratory Manager in Mérieux NutriSciences. He is specialized in testing of environmental matrices with different analytical techniques, and in particular in microscopy and spectroscopy applied to asbestos and other fibrous materials.
The added value of a multidisciplinary approach to the characterization of a complex sites
Nicoletta Cavaleri is a hydrogeologist at CH2M HILL (now Jacobs) with experience on site investigation, development of conceptual model, risk assessment and Site remediation. Nicoletta works on several Italian and international projects.
Katia Pacella is a project Engineer working in Haemers Technologies, a Belgian company operating worldwide in the thermal desorption of contaminated sites.She currently covers the role of Account Manager to deal with client management and business development. Since two years, she is also involved in an Italian project (located in Sicily) as Project Manager.
Prof. Domen Leštan, PhD, head of research at ENVIT Ltd and professor at University of Ljubljana. He is a main developer of the novel soil remediation technology, entirely sustainable chelator-based washing of heavy metals contaminated soils. At the University he lectures, develops and researches environmental engineering with a focus on soil science and environmental biotechnology.
Scott Steffl is Global Business Director for PeroxyChem’s Environmental Solutions Division based in Philadelphia, PA. For the past fifteen (15) years he has been involved in the commercialization of innovative oxidative and reductive technologies for the environmental industry.
Andrea Campioni is Managing Director of Ramboll Italy S.r.l. with offices in Milan and Rome. Andrea Campioni has 32 years of experience in engineering and environmental geology, managing large multidisciplinary environmental studies, principally for contaminated site characterization and clean up at industrial and landfill sites.
Alberto Tiraferri is Professore Associato L. 240 (equivalent to Associate Professor) in the Department of Environment, Land and Infrastructure Engineering (DIATI) at Politecnico di Torino, in the field ICAR/03 (Sanitary and Environmental Engineering). Prof. Tiraferri received his B.Sc. from Università Politecnica delle Marche (Ancona, Italy) and Ph.D. from Yale University in 2012 in Chemical and Environmental Engineering. During his doctoral work, he conducted research under the supervision of Prof. Menachem Elimelech. Subsequently, Prof. Tiraferri worked for two years as a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow in the lab of Prof. Borkovec at the University of Geneva in Switzerland. His research interests include (i) membrane process engineering for water treatment and resource efficiency, (ii) decontamination and water purification using advanced oxidation, (iii) applications of innovative techniques for the reclamation of contaminated environment systems, (iv) contaminant dynamics in water.
Martin Slooijer co-owner and Managing Director of the Greensoil Group, conducting remediation projects in over 12 countries. Martin has a background in Environmental Engineering, and has been active in environmental contracting on the international market for over 20 years.
Stefano Marconetto is a senior engineer and partner in Golder. Based in Canada, he is Golder global PFAS Practice Leader with more than 10 years of experience in the characterization and remediation of PFAS impacted sites. Mr. Marconetto has worked on projects for government and private clients across all market sectors globally. He is a technical advisor for several research projects in collaboration with universities and industrial partners on PFAS.
Dr. Mueller received a BSc Degree in Plant & Soil Science and an MSc Degree
in Agronomy/Soil Microbiology from SIU-Carbondale. He received his Ph.D. in
Soil Microbiology & Biochemistry/Genetics from Clemson University. He
completed Post-Doctoral training in environmental biotechnology at the U.S. EPA
Environmental Research Laboratory in Gulf Breeze, Florida. In 2014 Dr. Mueller
resigned from PeroxyChem, LLC and became President of Provectus
Environmental Products, Inc. to develop and commercialize modern ISCO and
antimethanogenic ISCR technologies.