Nihar is a Senior Air Engineer with the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC). His current work includes detailed technical assessments for applications for Environmental Compliance Approvals (ECAs) – regulatory instruments issued under the Environmental Protection Act, to ensure that industrial facilities operate in a manner which is protective of human health and the environment.
Nihar started as an Engineer-in-training at the MOECC in 2006 and has worked there for nine years in a variety of engineering positions related to air pollution control, environmental compliance, contaminated sites remediation, waste disposal, and environmental program development.
Nihar has a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering from India and is a licenced Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) in Ontario.