Brian Fairchild is Vice President, Environmental, with over 28 years of industry experience. Brian previously served as General Manager, Environmental Services for QPSE. Prior, he served in various technical and management positions with SWCA Environmental Consultants. His experience encompasses financial management, strategic business and resource planning, client and market development, safety training and implementation, staff mentoring and management, natural resources management and permitting, and contaminated site assessment and investigation. He has managed and conducted projects throughout the southeast, Midwest, southwest, and northeast U.S.
Brian holds a M.S in Environmental Management from the University of Houston – Clear Lake, and a B.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences from Texas A&M University. Brian has completed many professional training certifications including FERC and Southern Gas Association Environmental Compliance and Report Preparation Training, TxDOT Environmental Pre-certifications wetland delineation, nationwide permits, U.S. Coast Guard and USACE permits, protected species determinations, impact evaluation assessments, biological assessments, environmental documentation.