Kristin Banks

Kristin Banks

B.Sc.Eng., P.Eng.


Kristin has 15 years of experience working in the public and private sectors in Atlantic Canada in environmental assessment field. Her experience has included completing Provincial Environmental Impact Assessments and federal environmental screenings aligned with the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act 2012 s.67 for projects ranging from port modernization projects to wind farms.

Kristin is also actively involved in many First Nation community-based projects. Through this role she has developed an understanding of the challenges faced by many First Nation communities in New Brunswick. With this understanding Kristin has developed a passion for working with each community to build capacity through the project work and support community members in achieving success. Recently she has managed the environmental screenings for Esakasonki First Nation, Kingsclear First Nation. Metepenagiag First Nation and Wasauksing First Nation.

She has also been involved in the management of several large-scale environmental programs including environmental protection plans, existing environment assessment, management of environmental and social risks, human health and ecological risk assessment and remediation that span the Atlantic Provinces. Kristin has been responsible for advancing over 100 sites through the Management of Contaminated Sites process and Federal Contaminated Sites Program. Through these programs she has developed a strong understanding of the regulatory process and typical challenges that clients may face in advancing projects.

Wocawson Wind Energy Project - Penobsquis, NB

Dillon was retained by the Wocawson Energy Limited Partnership (WLP) to complete natural environment surveys in support of a provincial registration of an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the Wocawson Energy Project. WLP is a partnership between Tobique First Nation and Natural Forces Technologies Inc.Read More
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West Side Terminals Modernization - Saint John, NB

Dillon and project partner, Hatch Corporation, were retained by Port Saint John (PSJ) to lead the engineering design, planning, and permitting of the West Side Terminal Modernization Project. The Dillon/Hatch Joint Venture were selected for this project based on our knowledge and understanding of key project issues, experienced project team, local presence, and commitment to the clients vision and ultimate goal for the future. The team was retained to provide overall project management, preliminary design, detailed design, environmental support, and construction phase services.Read More