Origo Environmental Consulting Ltd. provides environmental and geoscience consulting services and offers a wide range of cost effective solutions


Origo Environmental Consulting Ltd and was formed in 2015 to provide biological and geoscience services to satisfy the growth in demand for environmental management services on Vancouver Island.

Our Values

– Sound science and due diligence
– Client care, value
– Protect the public and the environment

The Team

Paul Begg, PGeo | Principal, Geosciences

Paul has over 36 years’ experience as a geoscientist predominantly in the oil and gas sector. During his career he has lived and worked in a variety of different countries and cultures in numerous technical and management roles.

His specialties include geophysical remote sensing, seismic acquisition, oil and gas exploration, ground penetrating radar, erosion and sediment control mitigation and efficient project management. 

Paul is licensed by Engineers & Geoscientists British Columbia. Paul is also a Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead with Erosion Sediment Control Association BC.

Paul has a BSc Honours degree in Geophysics and Geology from the University of Edinburgh Scotland, and an MBA from the Athabasca University, Alberta.

Cory MacNeill | Geologist and GIS Tech

Cory is an outgoing and versatile geoscientist with over 14 years’ experience in Canadian and international subsurface resource/environmental projects, aquifer/groundwater analysis and characterization, and GIS mapping services. He is focused on providing a broad range of GIS capabilities by delivering high quality and competitive rate geospatial solutions.

Cory is available for work on a variety of projects and has extensive knowledge in planning, managing and executing field operations on-site or remotely.

Our Vision

Our vision is to deliver projects on Vancouver Island using proven and innovative ideas and technologies, to ensure client care and satisfaction and to deliver results safely, on time and respectful of the environment and communities in which we live and work.

Project Management

We believe in forming close working relationships with our clients, where we work as part of a team focusing on your issues and concerns. Our professionals are assigned to specific projects for the duration thereby allowing close collaboration on every aspect of project scope and delivery.


We foster a strong safety culture in all aspects of its business where safety simply come first. Everyone goes home at night to see their families. Throughout its activities, Origo Environmental promotes sustainable operations through responsible and prudent environmental operations, and a has a commitment to non-hazardous work practices.


Origo Environmental invests in the latest technology and training that we feel provides our competitive advantage. We want to innovate and deliver new products and services for our clients. We’re proud of this, and we’ll continue to build on these solid foundations.


Origo Environmental has a highly experienced professional team of consultants who the necessary expertise to meet the needs of government agencies, natural resource companies, residential and commercial land developers, trades and individuals.


From time to time we engage consultants and other firms to assist us with our work. Our philosophy is use the right professionals that are qualified in their retrospective fields to assist us.

If you would like to become part of this team on an Ad Hoc basis, please send us an email.