Origo Environmental Consulting Ltd. is based in Campbell River, British Columbia with service and representation throughout Vancouver Island. The company provides a wide range of environmental management and geotechnical services.
From our foundations within the oil and gas sector managing multi-million dollar exploration projects, to working in the environmental sector with individual homeowner, local businesses, real estate, construction trades, and local government agencies – Origo Environmental has the skills and ability to apply sound technical and grounded management decisions in all of its projects.
Paul Begg, PGeo QEP – Principal
In 2015 Paul saw a need to blend biological sciences with geoscience, and he formed Origo Environmental Consultants Ltd. to satisfy the need for a growing demand in environmental management and geoscience services in mid-Vancouver Island.
Paul has over 40 years’ experience as a geoscientist. During his career he has worked with several major energy companies in numerous countries in a professional capacity, and has extensive experience at a technical level looking after multi-million-dollar projects.
In 2013 he formed Origo Geoscience Consultants Ltd, and then its sister company, Origo Environmental Consulting Ltd. in 2015. His specialties include 3D seismic acquisition and subsurface evaluation, and he brings these ‘big project’ skills to the Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) and environmental geoscience world where Origo Environmental is successfully developing a presence on Vancouver Island.
Paul is licensed by EGBC and APEGA to conduct geoscience in the Provinces of British Columbia and Alberta and is a Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP).
Kayt Chambers, RPBio – Biologist
Kayt has been working as a Registered Professional Biologist (RPBio) since 2006, while having nearly two decades of experience as an environmental technician.
Early work experience included a series of resource management contracts in marine and terrestrial habitat productivity surveys (Riparian Areas Assessments, Drinking Water Quality Sampling, Bird, Invertebrate and Small Mammal Surveys, Salmonid Stock Assessments, Zooplankton Sampling, Amphibian Habitat Assessments, Shoreline Biophysical Assessments, Forage Fish Habitat Assessments, etc.).
More recent experience has expanded on this past work and grown to include Long-term Monitoring services for Compensation Habitat projects, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) services, Environmental Management Planning (EMP) services, Construction Monitoring, and Development Permit Application (DPA) services.
Our professional membership includes the following associations:
- Engineers and Geoscientists BC
- College of Applied Biology British Columbia
- ECO Canada
- Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta
- Alberta Society of Professional Biologists
- Society of Exploration Geophysicists