Oscar Gustafson is a Specialist Environmental Scientist based in Knight Piésold’s Vancouver office. He has 20 years of experience as an environmental assessment practitioner and permitting specialist on resource development projects in Canada, US, Latin America, Europe, and Africa.
Oscar regularly works with contractors, design engineers, stakeholders, and government on the planning and construction of mines, hydropower facilities, transmission lines, and access roads. His technical specializations include environmental assessments, permit applications, fisheries science, environmental protection plans, and design of fish mitigation and offsetting measures. He is highly skilled at addressing fisheries issues related to water use, water management, fish passage, stream crossings, and in-water works. He is a Registered Professional Biologist (R.P.Bio.) and member of the American Fisheries Society, Clean Energy BC, and International Association for Impact Assessment.