Wayne Amber is a Principal based in Michigan with more than 18 years of experience focused on the development and implementation of site characterization and in situ remediation technologies.
Wayne has practical experience with advanced site characterization methods and in situ remediation technologies for addressing a wide range of complex site conditions. His experience has encompassed contaminants of concern such as recalcitrant organics and metals. He has applied technologies such as biostimulation and bioaugmentation to impacted soil and groundwater at locations in the Midwest and Southeast United States, including large CERCLA- and RCRA-regulated sites. He considers the client’s ultimate objectives and value engineering as critical components to any cleanup strategy. Wayne is Geosyntec’s regional lead for per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and has served as a testifying expert on this subject.
To advance the state of the practice, Wayne takes a leadership role in the Great Lakes region for emerging issues related to VI, PFAS, LNAPL, and development of conceptual site models. He is a board member of the Michigan Association of Environmental Professionals (MAEP) and an ASTM-qualified Environmental Professional for due diligence services. Wayne manages multimillion-dollar corrective action projects and has received many client accolades for his ability to employ the latest technologies, a value-added mindset, and objective decision-making to achieve client goals for site closures, budget adherence, and regulatory compliance.