Robert Walker is a Licensed Professional Geologist (LPG) experienced in providing project design and management for environmental due diligence and brownfield redevelopment, as well as projects including contaminated site investigation and remediation. As a Senior Consultant in SME’s Indianapolis office, he interfaces with clients to design and implement environmental response actions. He helps clients address issues at their sites that would otherwise limit their use of the property. Rob serves as an integral part of our environmental services group and also assists with the acquisition and management of United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) Brownfield Grants. He provides mentoring and professional development support to continually improve SME’s environmental capabilities, services, services delivery and operations.

Rob has 28 years of experience overseeing environmental projects throughout Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. He develops, manages and implements corrective action plans for Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) hazardous waste unit closures and PCB site remediation. His expertise also includes Brownfield Site Assessments (BSAs), Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), and Decommissioning Assessments. He also manages and directs activities at facilities associated with Voluntary Corrective Action Agreement between clients and the US EPA.

Driven to maintain a high level working knowledge of the laws, regulations, guidelines and policies pursuant to environmental compliance, Rob enjoys partnering with clients to understand their project objectives, identify their environmental risks, and design creative strategies to overcome development challenges and reduce project costs. He has a knack for developing creative cost effective strategies for clients and providing a positive work environment for coworkers. Rob has a BS degree in Geology from Michigan State University and an MS degree in Environmental Science from Florida Institute of Technology.

When it’s time to relax, Rob enjoys spending time with his family. He and his wife can be found watching and supporting their son and daughter compete in sporting events.