As a senior project geologist and the national technical leader for mining environmental services, Walt is an established expert in the fields of geochemistry, geology, minerals exploration and development, waste rock characterization, and groundwater assessment. He specializes in resolving environmental issues related to mine reclamation and enjoys the challenges of helping clients remain in compliance with regulations.
On a given day, Walt can be found creating geological sampling programs, creating reclamation cost estimates, assisting with modifications to environmental impact statements, and working with multi-disciplinary teams to serve natural resource clients throughout the Great Basin.
Outside of Stantec, Walt is an active member of the Nevada community. He’s a director of the Nevada Minerals Exploration Coalition, a non-profit organization that advocates for the protection of Nevada’s minerals exploration industry. He also participates in a local winemaking group and is a published poet.