Our scientists offer a wealth of knowledge and experience to support your critical decisions.

To enhance your customer experience, we have created a unique role within the industry - the Consulting Scientist - demonstrating our commitment to science leadership as a fundamental component of the Bureau Veritas culture.

This role provides:

  • Proactive technical support - hands-on, troubleshooting and data interpretation
  • Consultation on analytical project plans, study designs, data quality / fit for purpose utility, regulatory interpretation and environmental forensics
  • Training and education in the form of technical webinars, Techtalks and Technical Bulletins on industry relevant topics
  • Representing customer interests in technical advisory groups and government advocacy venues.

Barry Loescher

Ph.D., C.Chem

Quality Systems Specialist

Matthew Meiners


Consulting Scientist

Michael Sheppard

Consulting Scientist

Sebastien Brault


Consulting Scientist

Taras Obal

Ph.D., MCIC, C. Chem

Chief Science Advisor

Tim O'Hearn

M.Eng., P. Eng.

Senior Scientific Specialist

Virgil Guran

M.A.Sc., C. Chem

Consulting Scientist