Patrick Phillips, CERP
EDUCATION – M.S./2012/Environmental Science and Policy-Johns Hopkins University; B.S./2003/Biology, Minor in Chemistry-University of Richmond
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & CERTIFICATIONS – Environmental Restoration Banking Association; Society of Wetland Scientists; Society of Ecological Restoration; Maryland Stream Restoration Association; Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioner (CERP), 2019 – Present
EXPERIENCE – Patrick Phillips is a Vice President leading GreenVest’s Maryland based operations. Patrick has extensive experience in program/project management, regulatory compliance, site assessment, remediation, and ecological restoration. He specializes in ecosystem services and ecological restoration projects and has a strong background in soil science and hydrology including the assessment of hydric soils, contaminant fate and transport modelling, and risk assessment. He has been responsible for providing project management/coordination, construction oversight (including sediment and erosion control measures), and technical direction supporting all phases of restoration and remediation projects for more than 17 years. Patrick also provides expertise in local, state and federal regulatory permitting, regulatory compliance, and fulfilling monitoring and reporting requirements. He has extensive site safety training and experience, has served as Corporate Safety Manager and Site Safety Officer for numerous construction projects, and is currently the GreenVest Corporate Safety Manager.
Prior to joining GreenVest, Patrick held positions as an environmental scientist, project manager, and program manager for several regional and national environmental consulting and engineering firms serving commercial and federal clients. His primary responsibilities were project management and technical project lead for the assessment and remediation of contaminated land under “Superfund” and Maryland’s Voluntary Cleanup Program. During this time, Patrick played a key role in the development and management of major aspects of public-private partnerships involving ecological asset development including stream and wetland restoration.