25 Years Of Practice

David Burroughs

David Burroughs

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Practice Areas:

  • Environmental Health & Safety


David is an Environmental, Health & Safety Auditor and Compliance Manager with over 45 years of experience in environmental compliance, permitting, project management, program implementation, incident investigation, and safety.

David is a subject matter expert in ISO and Responsible Care management systems, site assessment and remediation, facility decommission, remediation and re-purposing properties, due diligence for potential mergers or acquisitions, EHS audits/assessments, training, and environmental education. His expertise has been applied in chemicals, manufacturing, oil & gas production, refining operations, midstream natural gas processing, and defense facilities. David has held positions at the site, regional, and corporate levels with activities in the United States, Canada, and Germany.

David has negotiated air, water and waste permits, developed and implemented environmental compliance plans, negotiated consent decrees and guided completion of all requirements, performed incident investigations for hazardous material transportation, process safety, environmental releases, and worker safety. He has led regional and global EHS teams.

David has served as Chair, Presenter, and Lead Moderator at several refining and petrochemical summits and conferences. Recent presentations were; “The Role of Leadership in Employee Retention”, “How to Develop and Lead High Energy Teams”, “ESG-EHS: What’s the Future”, and “How to Identify and Eliminate Destructive Organizational Silos”.

David holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern State University.

Current Employment Position

  • EHS Auditor and Compliance Manager