Team

Sage Environmental engages a network of skilled employees, and associates to bring balanced, solutions for environmental concerns to stakeholders and clientele. Below you will find a profile of our key staff members and associates.

Matthew Davidson, P.Ag., EP

Jessica Morgan, P.Ag.

Kristen Cockburn, G.I.T.

Rhia Whittaker, Dipl.Tech.

Eric Miller, R.P.Bio. R.F.P., (Associate)

Aaron Deans, R.P.Bio. (Associate)

Our Team

Matthew Davidson, P.Ag., E.P.

Matthew Davidson, P.Ag., E.P.

Pricipal, Environmental Scientist

Matthew Davidson is an Environmental Scientist and Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.) with a background in environmental biology, environmental assessment, land services and contaminated sites. With a diverse work history, Matthew has worked for clients in various sectors including oil and gas, forestry, agriculture, land development and construction, recycling and waste management industries. Project work has taken Matthew throughout British Columbia, into Alberta and the Northwest Territories. Matthew is the owner and manager of Sage Environmental with a professional focus on Habitat Assessment for Permitting and Enhancement, Contaminated Sites and Land Remediation, and Agricultural Land Capability.

Jessica Morgan, P.Ag.

Jessica Morgan, P.Ag.

Environmental Scientist

Jessica Morgan is an Environmental Scientist and Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.). She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Northern British Columbia, with a major in Environmental Science focusing on Ecological Systems. Jessica’s work history includes work in contaminated sites throughout BC, from small scale oil and gas remediation and monitoring to large scale aluminum smelter modernization which involved hazardous waste management. She has also worked on a variety of environmental assessment programs ranging in scale from substations to provincially reviewed hydroelectric dams. Jessica strives to deliver projects with a transparent approach and enjoys seeing a project through from start to finish.

Kristen Cockburn, GIT

Kristen Cockburn, GIT

Environmental Geoscientist

Kristen Cockburn is an Environmental Scientist and Geoscientist in Training (GIT). Kristen’s work experience includes contaminated sites and construction environmental management throughout BC and Alberta. She additionally has 2 years of procurement and contract management experience in a municipal waste management setting in the United Kingdom. Her experience in contaminated sites, project management and contract management has taken her from small residential sewage disposal systems to large scale Public Private Partnership contracts. Kristen strives to deliver projects with a transparent, whole system approach.

Eric Miller, R.P.Bio., R.P.F.

Eric Miller, R.P.Bio., R.P.F.

Biologist & Forester (Associate)

Eric is a Registered Professional Biologist and a Registered Professional Forester specializing in forest and plant ecology, forest engineering, fisheries and aquatic assessments. Eric maintains extensive experience in business start-up, ownership, project development/ management and business development. A proven leader in the energy sector, Eric’s prior works have included the establishment of the Envolve Energy Services (oil and gas) and the Selkirk Power Company (hydro). This and operating an environmental consulting firm for 15 years have provided Eric with considerable understanding of the environmental regulations and the permitting process for small and large project development. In addition, Eric has an extensive understanding of energy projects and their feasibility after working with solar, wind and hydro site assessments for over 16 years. As a part of executive management, Eric directed engineering and permitting for Selkirk Power Company and Envolve Energy Services Corp. He was in charge of finding potential project locations, developing economic models and completing the feasibility assessments for specific projects for the businesses, while staying involved in fisheries and aquatic projects.

Aaron Deans, R.P.Bio.

Aaron Deans, R.P.Bio.

Terrestrial Ecologist (Associate)

Aaron Deans M.Sc.F., R.P.Bio. is a Registered Professional Biologist (R.P.Bio.) and an associate of Sage Environmental Consulting Inc. with over 15 years of applied experience gained through working for a variety of industrial clients, government agencies, and non-government organizations. Aaron has expertise managing, coordinating, conducting, and delivering applied field research in forestry, energy resource (wind, hydro and oil and gas), highway developments, community wildfire protection and leading teams and projects related to terrestrial wildlife habitat and species inventory, effectiveness monitoring and reporting. Aaron has been lead field biologist on numerous biophysical impact assessments and monitoring projects for a wide range of taxa including waterbirds, raptors, woodpeckers, songbirds, small mammals, bats, furbearers, ungulates, amphibians and insects.

Rhia Whittaker, Dipl.Tech.

Rhia Whittaker, Dipl.Tech.

Environmental Technician