About Us

DUERDEN & KEANE'S team leaders manage and deliver a wide range of scientific and technical services drawing on the engineering, biological, chemical and management skills of its professional team members.

Both Dr. Duerden and Ms. Keane are experienced professionals with significant expertise in the area of OHSE Management Systems. They are skilled and accomplished trainers and practitioners in the field of environmental management, with over 50 years of collective experience, both as regulators (with Environment Canada) and as private consultants.

Dr. Duerden and Ms. Keane have assisted private sector and public agencies with developing effective solutions for environmental and health & safety management issues. Both are Environmental Professionals - Compliance Auditors (EP-CEA)and Environmental Professionals EMS Lead Auditors (EP-EMS(LA)), certified by the Canadian Environmental Certifications Approvals Board (CECAB).

Colin Duerden, B.Sc.,Ph.D.,EP-CEA,EP-EMS(LA)

Dr. Duerden has a Bachelor's degree in Science and a Ph.D. in Oceanography from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, Canada. He has considerable national and international expertise in: OHSE Management System Development and Evaluation; Project Management; Environmental Emergencies; Toxic Chemicals and Hazardous Waste Management; OHSE Compliance and System Auditing; Legislative Initiatives, and Environmental Training.

Sue Keane, B.Sc.,M. Eng.,EP-CEA,EP-EMS(LA)

Ms. Keane has a Bachelor's degree in Science from St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia and a Master's Degree in Engineering from the University of Western Ontario. She has experience in regulatory and technical initiatives at both national and international levels. During her career, Ms. Keane has specialized in: OHSE Management System Development and Evaluation; Contaminated Site Assessment; Hazardous and Solid Waste Management; Pollution Prevention and Control; Scientific Training and OHSE Compliance Auditing.

Our Clients

D&K Environmental Inc. is committed to providing superior service to its clients through the development of cost effective solutions to environmental problems. Our client list encompasses public and private organizations including:

  • The Bermuda Electric Light Company
  • Emera Inc
  • Newfoundland & Labrador Hydro
  • Nalcor Energy
  • The Department of National Defence
  • The Department of Fisheries & Oceans
  • The National Research Council of Canada
  • Health Canada
  • Transport Canada
  • Agriculture Canada
  • Serco Canada Inc
  • Wartsila Canada Inc
  • Irving
  • Halifax Water
  • The Halifax Port Authority
  • The Confederation of Indian Industry
  • Renaissance Re Bermuda
  • Arauco North America
  • Fleetway Inc
  • The Halifax International Airport Authority