2013 – Present
Engineer, MARTIN, OTTAWAY, van HEMMEN & DOLAN, INC. Areas of specialization include ship surveys, ship valuations, statistical and economic analysis, forensic engineering, structural analysis, environmental management, failure analysis, environmental policy, PV energy.
Parliamentary Liaison, UK HOUSE OF COMMONS in conjunction with GLOBE INTERNATIONAL. Policy advisement on EU fisheries management; Coordination of agenda development, legislator meetings, and logistics for the World Summit of Legislators, part of the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Intern, ECO-EFFICIENCY CENTRE at Dalhousie University, provider of environmental management support to small businesses. Content development of online tool for hazardous chemical management; Design of “lunch-and-learn” presentations.
Intern, CITY OF NEW YORK PARKS & RECREATION. GPS mapping field work and report development with GIS; Creation of aquatic ecosystem monitoring program; Species identification; Forest restoration.
Outside Contractor, MARTIN, OTTAWAY, van HEMMEN & DOLAN, INC. Data analysis; Research assistance.
MAX1 Studies – six month study funded by the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation on shipboard waste management and OWS technology.
Development of structural analysis report and technical drawings for facilitation of USCG vessel approval.
Development of spreadsheet model to simulate sinking conditions of a drydock.
Unique vessel valuations, fleet valuations, and statistical analysis using traditional methodologies and advanced statistics.
Consulting for AMS ballast water treatment selection.
Data analysis for environmental criminal allegations involving Oily Water Separator systems.
Claim presentation for a variety of damages.
Management of nationwide network of first responders for emergency situations falling under OPA-90.
Education and Professional Qualifications
Master of Science in Systems Engineering, Columbia University, New York, New York, 2015.
Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, 2011 (Awarded 1st Class Honours), Minor in Economics.
Certificate of Completion, Shielded Metal Arc Welding Course, NSCC, Halifax, Canada, 2011.
Associate Member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.
Member, Panel E7 Environmental Management.
Member of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association.
Technical Publications and Awards
“MAX1 Studies Final Report”, November 2015, presented at the 2015 World Maritime Technology Conference in Providence, Rhode Island.
“Game Theory for the Maritime Professional,” October 2014, co-authored with Rik van Hemmen, presented at 2014 SNAME Maritime Convention in Houston, Texas.
2012 Dalhousie University Environmental Science Honour Society Medal.
“Determinants of International Solar Panel Adoption”, Senior thesis, Dalhousie University, 2011.
Research Associate for Projects in Search of Relief with Development by Dr. Ian McAllister, Professor of Economics at Dalhousie University.
Contributor for “The Need for Additional Human Factors Considerations in Ship Operations” by Rik van Hemmen, 2008.
United States and Netherlands citizenship
English; working knowledge of Spanish
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